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Most Valuable Beer Brands in 2017 - The facts 22 Mar 2017

Earlier this week, brand valuation consultancy Brand Finance released its lists of the most valuable beer and spirits brands, globally. Here's the top 25 beer brands.


Champagne Sales in 2016 - The facts 20 Mar 2017

Earlier today, the Comité Interprofessionnel du Vin de Champagne released sales and shipment data for the Champagne sector in 2016. Here is the list of the top 30 markets last year.


Top US Craft Brewers in 2016 - The facts 17 Mar 2017

Earlier this week, US trade body The Brewers Association released its chart listing the largest craft brewers in the country in volume terms. Here is the top 50.


Top US Brewers in 2016 -The facts 17 Mar 2017

Earlier this week, US trade body The Brewers Association released its annual chart listing the largest brewers in the country in volume terms in 2016. Here is the top 50.


How does the off-premise work in Sweden? - The Facts 22 Jun 2016

Sweden's off-premise channel is dominated by state-owned retailer Systembolaget. With hundreds of outlets across the country, Systembolaget is the exclusive seller of all alcohol above 3.5% abv in Sweden.


Eden Springs - What has Cott Corp bought? - The Facts 8 Jun 2016

Yesterday, Cott Corp announced its intention to acquire office coffee and water supplier Eden Springs for EUR470m (US$525m). Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at Eden Springs.


Anheuser-Busch InBev & Starbucks - Teavana - The Facts 3 Jun 2016

Late yesterday, Anheuser-Busch InBev said it will team up with Starbucks to launch an RTD Teavana tea across the US.


AdeS soy-based beverages - what have Coca-Cola Co, Coca-Cola FEMSA bought for US$575m? - The Facts 2 Jun 2016

Yesterday, The Coca-Cola Co and Coca-Cola FEMSA agreed to acquire Unilever's AdeS soy-based beverage business, in a move to bolster their non-carbonates portfolios. Here, we take a closer look at AdeS and why Coca-Cola has bought it. 


Paddy Irish whiskey - What is Pernod Ricard selling to Sazerac? - The Facts 4 May 2016

Late yesterday, Pernod Ricard confirmed that it has opened discussions with Sazerac with a view to selling its Paddy Irish whiskey brand. Here's a look at Paddy and its position in the Irish whiskey category and Pernod's portfolio.


SABMiller in Central & Eastern Europe - What is up for sale? - The Facts 29 Apr 2016

Earlier today, Anheuser-Busch InBev announced the intended sale of SABMiller's total presence in Central and Eastern Europe. Here's a breakdown of the brands and assets that are now available to purchase.


Top US Brewers in 2015 -The facts 5 Apr 2016

Earlier this week, US trade body The Brewers Association released a list of the largest brewers in the country in volume terms. Here is a list of the top 50.


Top US Craft Brewers in 2015 - The facts 5 Apr 2016

Earlier this week, US trade body The Brewers Association released a list of the largest craft brewers in the country in volume terms. Here is a list of the top 50.


China Resources Beer and the world's largest beer brand, Snow - The facts 18 Mar 2016

China Resources Beer, the joint-owner of Snow with SABMiller, released its full-year results for 2015 this week. The company will soon gain full control of Snow after it agreed a deal with Anheuser-Busch InBev this month, so here's a low-down on the brand, using data from CR Beer's investors presentation.


Marnier-Lapostolle – What has Gruppo Campari bought for US$760m? - The facts 15 Mar 2016

Earlier today, Gruppo Campari announced its planned takeover of Marnier-Lapostolle. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the French company.


The global beer category - The facts 9 Feb 2016

Earlier this week, Bernstein released the fourth edition of its annual global beer guide. With commentary from the sell-side research and brokerage firm, here's a look at the report's significant research conclusions.


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