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How ultra-light beer is re-defining light beer

It is not your imagination: Light beer is getting lighter. Although the top light brands, such as Bud Light, Coors Light and Miller Lite, ha...

just-drinks' Mergers & Acquisitions database - Jan

Here, just-drinks consolidates the M&A activity in the global drinks industry during January....

Olly Wehring | 5 Jan 2018

In early-January, Constellation Brands reported its results for the third quarter and the first nine months of its fiscal 2018. Group sales in the nine months to the end of November increased by 7% on an organic basis, the same as the rate of increase for both the half-year and the first quarter. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the company's performance in the nine-month period on a by-category basis.

Ben Cooper | 12 Dec 2017

As the year draws to a close, just-drinks takes a look back at the stories that have made the headlines across the global drinks industry over the last 12 months. In this, the third in our four-part category review, Ben Cooper considers how 2017 has treated the wine sector.

Andy Morton | 30 Oct 2017

To anyone that questioned whether cannabis will play a major role in the future of beverages, here is your US$191m answer.

Olly Wehring | 9 Oct 2017

I’ve heard both sides on today’s news from Diageo. One friend is getting quite excited at being able to buy a bottle of a single malt Scotch whisky they have hitherto been unable to afford a glass of, while another is bemoaning the end of what they call "something very special" as two of Scotch’s "best-kept secrets" bubbles back to the surface.

Latest Interviews

Andy Morton | 3 Apr 2014

At ProWein 2014, Andy Morton sat down with Constellation's international general manager Philip Kingston to talk about its expanding global ambitions including a new tie-up in China for its Robert Mondavi brand.

James Wilmore | 12 Nov 2012

Last week we ran the first part of an exclusive interview with Constellation Brands' CEO Rob Sands. In this second and final part here, Sands discusses the group's spirits portfolio, its pending move to take control of Crown Imports and his hopes for Modelo's Modelo Especial beer brand.

Latest News

Andy Morton | 21 Mar 2018

Constellation Brands is to increase capacity at the Obregon Brewery in Mexico with a near US$1bn investment.

Andy Morton | 14 Feb 2018

Constellation Brands COO Bill Newlands has been handed the dual role of company president, replacing CEO Rob Sands in the post.

Andy Morton | 2 Feb 2018

Companies including The Coca-Cola Co, PepsiCo, Heineken and Constellation Brands have joined forces to urge US President Donald Trump not to restrict aluminium imports to the country.

Andy Morton | 8 Jan 2018

Constellation Brands CEO Rob Sands has called the recent legalisation of recreational cannabis in California a "non-event" that won't affect beer sales in the state.

Olly Wehring | 8 Jan 2018

Constellation Brands has bought into Kentucky-based craft spirits producer Copper & Kings American Brandy Co.

Andy Morton | 5 Jan 2018

A return to single-digit growth for its beer operations has failed to stop Constellation Brands from delivering yet another set of strong quarterly results.

Andy Morton | 16 Nov 2017

The trend for craft beer in cans has transferred from the US to the UK, new Nielsen research has revealed, with the booming format now accounting for a quarter of the market.

Andy Morton | 15 Nov 2017

Cannabis products company Puration has said it will have a psychoactive cannabis beverage ready to launch in Canada for the expected legalisation of recreational marijuana next July.

Lucy Britner | 30 Oct 2017

Constellation Brands has agreed to purchase a near-10% stake in Canada-based medicinal cannabis company Canopy Growth Corp. 

Lucy Britner | 12 Oct 2017

Constellation Brands has appointed Jim Bourdeau to the role of executive vice president and general counsel, as the previous incumbent prepares to retire.

Andy Morton | 10 Oct 2017

Constellation Brands is to partner with mixed martial arts organisation Ultimate Fighting Championship to drive US sales for the group's Modelo Especial beer brand.

Andy Morton | 6 Oct 2017

Constellation Brands is to give a US nation-wide launch to its new low-calorie, low-carbohydrate Corona beer.

Andy Morton | 6 Oct 2017

Constellation Brand has launched a new Ballast Point beer with a lower abv that previous releases from the San Diego brewery.

Olly Wehring | 5 Oct 2017

A good performance in the second quarter has helped drive Constellation Brands' sales to new heights in its fiscal first-half of 2018.

Andy Morton | 16 Aug 2017

Constellation Brands is rolling out new Corona Extra bottles in the US, featuring some of the world's best-known boxers.

Lucy Britner | 10 Aug 2017

Constellation Brands has acquired Florida-based Funky Buddha Brewery as the firm looks to "lead the high-end beer segment" in US. 

Lucy Britner | 20 Jul 2017

Constellation Brands has elected Susan Somersille Johnson to its board of directors. 

Lucy Britner | 30 Jun 2017

The CEO of Constellation Brands has reaffirmed his commitment to Ballast Point, after the craft brewer recorded an impairment charge in the group's first quarter.

Lucy Britner | 30 Jun 2017

Constellation Brands has emphasised its leading role in driving the growth of the Mexican beer segment in the US, with the group's CEO admitting he is unphased by competing brands.

Olly Wehring | 29 Jun 2017

Constellation Brands has started its current fiscal year with a less spectacular rise at the top line for the first quarter.

Lucy Britner | 27 Jun 2017

Ahead of the release on Thursday of Constellation Brands' results for its first quarter fiscal-2018, here's a look at the events that shaped the three months to the end of May for the company.

Olly Wehring | 19 Jun 2017

Constellation Brands has released details of its latest wine acquisition, this time moving for Californian Cabernet Sauvignon specialist Schrader Cellars.

Latest blogs

Olly Wehring | 25 Jun 2014

Earlier this week, Constellation Brands released the latest results of its 'Project Genome' wine consumer study in North America. The company also issued this infographic of its findings.

James Wilmore | 13 Dec 2013

Constellation Brands CEO Rob Sands appears a happy man right now. His company took full control of Grupo Modelo's US beer business in the US earlier this year and now the holiday season is just round the corner, when sales should soar.

Company research

Constellation Brands, Inc. - Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Partnerships & Alliances and Investment Report

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Global Low-Alcohol Beverages Market 2017-2021

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