Beer & cider: Latest news and analysis articles
Another day, another new advertising campaign. Naturally it’s the biggest/best/furthest-reaching/boldest/most innovative (delete as appropri...
There was a time when bars served beer in any old pint glass, fathers had their one brand of whisk(e)y and consumer feedback was received by...
Twenty-four hours after the news broke about a potential takeover of SABMiller by Anheuser-Busch InBev, and the wires are awash with comment...
Finally, the moment everyone in the brewing universe has been waiting for has arrived, not with a thunderclap or volcanic eruption or herald...
The Rugby World Cup is just over one week old and the event is dominating the television, radio and newspapers here in the UK. As one of the event's headline sponsors, Heineken hopes that this level of interest will continue, right through to the final on 31 October. Earlier today, just-drinks spoke to Heineken's global activation director, Hans Erik Tuijt, about the brewer's activities in and around the tournament, the balance of power between television and digital marketing and whether the host nation's continued presence in the event actually matters.
This week, we speak to the head brewer at Badger Ales brewer Hall & Woodhouse, and just-drinks subscriber, Toby Heasman.
Here's a round-up of this week's top stories in the global beer & cider categories. We also have similar round-ups for soft drinks & bottled water and spirits & wine.
MillerCoors is releasing a retro bottle for its Miller Lite brand in the US in the run-up to Christmas.
Delaware-based Dogfish Head Brewery has offloaded a 15% stake to private-equity firm LNK.
Asahi has identified a “large format sharing bottle” market in the UK for its Asahi Super Dry lager brand.
Heineken and the Netherlands Olympic Committee (NOC) announced yesterday that the Holland Heineken House for next year's Olympics will be located in Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro.
Amcor Group and Sidel have received approval from the European Commission for their liquid packaging technology joint-venture.
While analysts mull the numbers of Anheuser-Busch InBev's impending offer for SABMiller, there's a timely reminder in The Times newspaper this week that the proposed deal may yet fall victim to other vagaries.
Part of my lot on just-drinks is to nail down senior executives within our industry – the more senior the better. I've enjoyed interviewing many of the CEOs within our ranks, but one that I have never been able to get to is Anheuser-Busch InBev's Carlos Brito.
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