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just The Preview - Anheuser-Busch InBev's Q4 & FY

Anheuser-Busch InBev will report its fourth-quarter and full-year results on Thursday. Here, just-drinks takes a look at the company's activ...

Budejovicky Budvar: The Napoleon of Brewers

It's been an interesting few days for me, having been to Czech for the first time, to visit Budejovicky Budvar....

just the Facts - Budejovicky Budvar

This week, just-drinks is in Czech, visiting Budejovicky Budvar. Ahead of an interview with the brewer's general director, which will run ne...

Comment - Beer - Nationalised vs Privatised

As a self-confessed left-leaner, Pete Brown isn't the biggest fan of plc's. This month, he looks at Budejovicky Budvar, a state-owned brewer...

Latest Interviews

Interview - Budejovicky Budvar CEO, Jirí Bocek 28 Nov 2013

Olly Wehring

In the first part of just-drinks' interview with the head of Czech brewer Budejovicky Budvar, Jirí Bocek discussed the company's ownership structure and its position in the Czech beer market. Here, in part two, he tells us about his plans beyond Czech and gives us his view on the never-ending legal tussle with Anheuser-Busch InBev.


Interview - Budvar CEO, Jirí Bocek - Part I 26 Nov 2013

Olly Wehring

Last month, I travelled to Czech to take in a tour of Budejovicky Budvar's brewery in the south of the country. While there, I was granted an audience with group director Jirí Bocek. During our time together, we discussed the firm's ownership structure, its plans for future expansion, and that legal row.

Latest News

just the Week in - Beer 23 Jan 2015

James Wilmore

Here's a round-up of this week's highlights in the global beer category. We are also running similar round-ups for spirits & wine and soft drinks & bottled water.


UK consumers snub new drinks - analyst 22 Jan 2015

Andy Morton

Consumers are faced with too many choices in the UK on-trade, an analyst has said after new research showed that eight out of ten people avoid new alcoholic drinks.


Budvar chases UK growth with record spend 21 Jan 2015

Andy Morton

Budejovicky Budvar is to plough record levels of investment into the UK this year as its core Budvar lager brand seeks to capitalise from craft beer.


Budejovicky Budvar FY sales, volumes rise 16 Jan 2015

Andy Morton

Czech brewer Budejovicky Budvar has reported "record" full-year sales and volumes increases, but volumes growth in exports slowed after a strong 2013.


just a While Ago - On 9 January in... 9 Jan 2015

Olly Wehring

Here's a look at what was happening on this day in...

Latest blogs

US beer called "filthy water" as Czech president gets patriotic 25 Nov 2014

Andy Morton

The long-running spat between US and Czech brewers stepped up a notch this week after the Czech president described American beer as “filthy water”.

Company research

Budejovicky Budvar np in Alcoholic Drinks (Czech Republic)

Budejovicky Budvar np in Alcoholic Drinks (Czech Republic)

Budejovicky Budvar will focus on remaining a key player within domestic lager via promotions and the wider distribution of domestic lager brands Pardal and Pardal Echt. It is probable that it will int...

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Cider/Perry in the Czech Republic

Cider/Perry in the Czech Republic

Cider/perry gained interest from Czech consumers when the brand of Somersby cider (Budejovicky Budvar) was introduced during the spring of 2012. Somersby cider was given a strong marketing support and...

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Beer Market Insights Czech Republic

Beer Market Insights Czech Republic

Summary The Beer Market Insight Czech Republic report contains detailed brand, distribution and packaging data and analysis across the Czech beer market for 2013. Brand and packaging volume data is av...

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