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Alcohol and the risk of breast cancer - ISFAR

A large study from Denmark was designed to test the hypothesis that women who increase their alcohol intake over a five-year period have a h...

Heineken set for Vietnam boost as Asia blooms

Heineken, which last week held a capital markets seminar in Vietnam, has a long and storied history in Asia. In 1931, it set up joint-ventur...

The Asia-Pacific beer market and Heineken - Focus

Heineken's senior management team has been in Vietnam this week for the company's annual Financial Markets Conference. CEO Jean-François van...

The Vietnamese beer market - Focus

Heineken's management team has been in Vietnam this week for the company's annual Financial Markets Conference. CEO Jean-François van Boxmee...

Latest Interviews

Interview - Birra del Borgo's Leonardo Di Vincenzo 5 May 2016

Andy Morton

Last weekend, news broke of yet another craft brewery acquisition by Anheuser-Busch InBev. This time, however, it was not in the US but in Italy.


Interview - Harviestoun Brewery MD Toby Knowles 26 Apr 2016

Andy Morton

Scotland, already well-known for the quality of its whisky, is carving out a reputation as a centre of craft beer excellence. According to Nielsen data, craft beer consumers in Scotland drink more per head than almost anywhere else in the UK, and every year an increasing number of new breweries open to accommodate this thirst. Last year, there were 93 breweries in Scotland, the Campaign for Real Ale, says, with 20 of them opening over the past 12 months.

Latest News

AB InBev's Budweiser Prohibition Brew - NPD 25 May 16

Andy Morton

Anheuser-Busch InBev has said its new non-alcoholic Budweiser, Prohibition Brew, has been designed to capture global trends for less-sugary beverages.


Kopparberg gives Fruit Lager UK marketing push 25 May 16

Andy Morton

Kopparberg is to launch a Summer marketing campaign in the UK for its Fruit Lager radler.


Einstok Icelandic beer ramps up US presence 25 May 16

Lucy Britner

Iceland's Einstök Beer Co has secured further distribution in the US, as it looks to grow its export business.


Constellation reveals Virginia brewery for Ballast 25 May 16

Andy Morton

Constellation Brands has confirmed plans is to build an east-coast brewery for its Californian craft beer unit, Ballast Point Brewing & Spirits.


EU clears Anheuser-Busch InBev, SABMiller deal 24 May 16

Lucy Britner

The European Union has approved Anheuser-Busch InBev's US$107bn takeover of SABMiller.


AB InBev to launch non-alcoholic Budweiser 24 May 16

Andy Morton

Anheuser-Busch InBev is to unveil a non-alcoholic Budweiser tomorrow in Canada.

Latest blogs

The brutal truth behind India's temperance movement 25 May 16

Andy Morton

Some people in India believe alcohol should be more difficult to purchase. Last month, the state of Bihar halted all alcohol sales as its chief minister made good on an election promise.


How to test Heineken's sense of humour 18 May 16

Olly Wehring

Greetings from Zurich. Here as a guest of Heineken's Amstel brand, I'm due to sit down later today with the group's senior global director for international brands, Walter Drenth.

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