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June Management Briefing - The BRICM Markets – Part I

6 Jul 2010

The rise of the world’s large emerging markets, Brazil, Russia, India, China and Mexico - or BRICM to give them their popular acronym - has been especially significant for the drinks industry. With its array of international and local brands and a growing inquisitiveness of consumers worldwide towards foreign drinks, the drinks industry is a good fit for globalisation.

June Management Briefing - The BRICM Markets – Part II: Brazil

6 Jul 2010

While most of the alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages produced in Brazil are consumed domestically, the exception is the juice sector. Brazil is one of the world’s top three producers of tropical fruit, according to the Brazilian Fruits Institute (IBRAF), and an important global provider of fruit juice. Brazil produces and exports many types of juices including grape, pineapple, apple, mango and guava. However, its primary juice export is orange juice; Brazil is the top global producer and exporter of orange juice, making about 60% of the world’s supply, according to the US Department of Agriculture (USDA).

June Management Briefing - The BRICM Markets – Part III: Russia

6 Jul 2010

Russia has a strong drinks sector, especially for spirits, beer and juices. Alcoholic beverage makers are having to deal with flat sales on the domestic market and a government determined to reduce alcohol consumption, forcing quality producers to look to export sales to boost profits.

GLOBAL: A-B InBev to launch Budweiser reality show

29 Mar 2010

Football fans from countries taking part in this summer's FIFA World Cup in South Africa are set to take part in a Budweiser reality TV-style show, as part of Anheuser-Busch InBev's sponsorship deal for the tournament.

Research - Global beer market set for steady growth

27 Nov 2009

Results posted by major brewers in recent weeks suggest conditions are improving in the global beer market, which is borne out by a new report from just-drinks forecasting growth over the medium term.

RUSSIA: Sun InBev continues Perm brewery development

23 Jul 2009

Anheuser-Busch InBev's Russian unit has confirmed that it has invested EUR100m in capacity improvements at its Perm.brewery between 2000 and 2008.

US: Anheuser-Busch InBev completes InBev USA sale

13 Mar 2009

Anheuser-Busch InBev has completed the previously announced sale of its InBev USA business, to an affiliate of KPS Capital Partners, LP

BRAZIL: AmBev Q2 profit drops, sales rise

14 Aug 2008

Latin American brewer AmBev has said second quarter net profit fell 10%, despite gains in both revenue and volumes.

just the answer – AmBev

29 May 2008

AmBev, InBev’s Latin American operation, had a tough first quarter, hit by higher costs and poor weather in Brazil. Earlier this month, Olly Wehring met with Luiz Fernando Edmond, zone president for Latin America North at AmBev, who spoke about the challenges in the home market, the progress and potential of other Latin American countries and the opportunities both for InBev’s international brands in Brazil and for AmBev’s Brahma brand in the US.

BRAZIL: AmBev looks to premium to boost top line

19 May 2008

AmBev is targeting the premium segment to drive growth in its domestic market.

BRAZIL: Price rises not to blame for tough Q1 - AmBev

16 May 2008

AmBev has dismissed suggestions that price increases played a part in a poor first quarter domestically for the Brazil-based company.

BELGIUM: Stella Artois fails to halt InBev FY performance

28 Feb 2008

InBev has posted a strong increase in sales and profits for its full fiscal year.

US: Anheuser-Busch sees 2007 US volumes rise

7 Jan 2008

Anheuser-Busch has reported a lift in shipment volumes in the US for 2007.

GLOBAL: "Challenging" UK, US but InBev still up in Q2

30 Aug 2007

InBev has reported a strong showing in its second quarter, despite "challenging conditions" in both the UK and US.

US: Labatt USA prepares new Buffalo HQ

15 Jun 2007

Labatt is set to open its new US headquarters.

US: A-B sees InBev portfolio suffer "disruptions"

12 Jun 2007

Anheuser-Busch has admitted that it has suffered “supply disruptions” to the InBev portfolio in the US.

Analysis: Schincariol back on track and attracting attention

21 Mar 2007

Having recovered from a tax scandal in 2005 and now back in growth, the privately owned Brazilian brewer Primo Schincariol has become a takeover target for international players keen to expand their presence in the growing Brazilian beer market. Nuria Sadurni of Euromonitor International assesses the Schincariol recovery and identifies possible bidders for Brazil’s second largest brewer.

BELGIUM: InBev toasts LatAm, Eastern Europe

1 Mar 2007

Rising sales in Latin America and Eastern Europe have driven a robust performance at InBev, the world’s largest brewer by volume, in 2006.

US: InBev to focus on Labatt in import revamp

9 Jan 2007

InBev has remodelled its import business in the US to focus on its Labatt brands from Canada and Brazilian beer Brahma.

UPDATE: InBev joy at A-B US deal

1 Dec 2006

InBev has hailed its deal with Anheuser-Busch in the US as an opportunity to increase the presence of its brands across the country. The two brewers yesterday (30 November) announced that A-B will become InBev’s exclusive distributor for a number of the Belgian brewer’s premium European beers in the US.

US: A-B and InBev in US tie-up

30 Nov 2006

Anheuser-Busch is teaming up with arch-rival Inbev in the US.

BRAZIL: AmBev pays US$52m to end bank row

6 Oct 2006

Latin American brewing giant AmBev has paid investment bank Credit Suisse US$52m to settle a legal row surrounding Brazilian brewer Brahma.

US: InBev seals Latrobe brewery sale

29 Sep 2006

InBev has finalised a deal to sell its Latrobe brewery in Pennsylvania to US brewer City Brewery.

UPDATE: BELGIUM: InBev posts leap in earnings

7 Sep 2006

InBev has vowed to turn around its business in China after expressing dissatisfaction with its performance in the world’s largest beer market during the first half of the year. The Belgian brewing behemoth said today (7 September) that rising price competition in China had led to “more challenging” market conditions, especially during the second quarter.

BELGIUM: InBev posts leap in earnings

7 Sep 2006

InBev has reported a jump in second-quarter profits after rising sales in Latin America and Central and Eastern Europe boosted earnings.

ARGENTINA: Quinsa reports rising H1 earnings

15 Aug 2006

Quinsa has posted a 20% leap in operating profit for the first half of the year thanks to rising beer and soft drinks volumes across its South American markets.

US: Beer wholesaler hits InBev with lawsuit

14 Aug 2006

InBev is facing a legal battle with a small US wholesaler that claims the Belgium-based brewing giant has breached a distribution deal in Pennsylvania.

BRAZIL: Domestic market proves key for AmBev

14 Aug 2006

Brazil has once again proved the engine for growth at AmBev, which has reported a 12% rise in operating profit for its second quarter.

UK: Brahma to get UK ad push

24 Jul 2006

InBev UK has announced a cinema advertising campaign for its Brazilian beer brand Brahma.

UK: InBev to serve Brahma at -5°C

4 Jul 2006

InBev has become the latest brewer to serve beer colder in the UK with the launch of sub-zero chillers for Brazilian brand Brahma.




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