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What is the outlook for CBD beverages in Europe? - focus

27 Jan 2020

Recent comments from regulators in Europe have left some in the food and beverage industry worried about what's ahead for the region's nascent CBD food market. Simon Creasey explores further.

Corporate Social Responsibility activations around the world - The IARD Digest - December 2019

20 Dec 2019

Once a month, the drinks industry-funded International Alliance for Responsible Drinking, which covers alcohol policies worldwide, reviews some of the alcohol industry's recent CSR activities. Here's a look at what's been going on in recent weeks.

Anheuser-Busch InBev kicks off Corona brewing in UK as global footprint expands

4 Nov 2019

Anheuser-Busch InBev is producing Corona beer in the UK as well as in China, as the brewer ramps up overseas production of a brand previously brewed only in Mexico.

Anheuser-Busch InBev takes Corona production out of Mexico with China move - analyst

18 Oct 2019

Anheuser-Busch InBev is producing Corona in China, an analyst has revealed, marking the first time the beer has been produced outside of Mexico.

Constellation Brands Performance Trends 2015-2019 - results data

12 Aug 2019

Earlier this year, Constellation Brands reported its results for the 12 months to the end of February. Sales in fiscal-2019 came in 7% up on the corresponding period a year earlier, when the group's topline also increased by the same percentage. Here, just-drinks considers Constellation's performance over the last five years.

Anheuser-Busch InBev Performance Trends 2014-2018 - results data

12 Jun 2019

In late-February, Anheuser-Busch InBev released its full-year results for 2018. The group posted a 4.8% increase in sales on an organic basis from the 12 months, with volumes coming in flat. Here, just-drinks considers A-B InBev's performance over the last five years.

Trump hands Mexican headache to Constellation Brands, Casa Cuervo, Diageo - Focus

31 May 2019

Constellation Brands, Casa Cuervo and Diageo will be among the drinks companies holding their breath in the coming days, hoping that President Trump doesn't go through with his latest threat, with Mexico the latest in his firing line.

Constellation Brands’ Modelo Chelada Limón y Sal - Product Launch

15 Mar 2019

Constellation Brands has added another flavour to its Modelo range of chelada beers.

Volumes hit expected as OXXO ends Heineken exclusivity in Mexico - market data

27 Feb 2019

Heineken has signed a new deal with Mexican retailer OXXO that will phase out the Dutch brewer's exclusivity agreement.

UFC entry to spirits ring has lessons for industry and its celebrity infatuation - Comment

8 Jan 2019

September was a big month for spirits and the combat sport known as mixed-martial arts, or MMA. The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), the biggest promoter in MMA, signed its first vodka partnership, with Nemiroff. A few days later Heaven Hill Brands came onboard with UFC through a partnership for its Blackheart Premium Spiced Rum.

The beer category in 2018 - just-drinks' Review of the Year, Part I - FREE TO ACCESS

6 Dec 2018

As the end of the year approaches, just-drinks takes a four-part look at the stories that made the headlines in 2018 across the global drinks industry. In part I, news & insights editor Andy Morton picks out the highs and the lows for the beer category.

What can the brewing industry learn from Anheuser-Busch InBev? - Comment

29 May 2018

If there is a single overriding lesson to be learned from just-drinks' analysis of Anheuser-Busch InBev's performance over the last five years, it is one more obvious than a pint of IPA at a Champagne tasting. Put bluntly, that lesson is: Global expansion + cost reduction = increased profitability.

Anheuser-Busch InBev Performance Trends 2013-2017 - results data

10 May 2018

In early-March, Anheuser-Busch InBev released its full-year results for 2017. The group posted a 5.1% lift in sales from the year, thanks in part to a bumper final quarter. Here, just-drinks considers A-B InBev's performance over the last five years.

Anheuser-Busch InBev lines up US$800m brewery in Mexico

28 Nov 2017

Anheuser-Busch InBev's Mexican unit has announced plans to build an eighth brewery in the country. 

Molson Coors performance trends 2012-2016 - results data

17 Jul 2017

In February 2017, Molson Coors released its full-year results for 2016; the year in which the brewer took full control of the MillerCoors joint-venture in the US. While the transaction has skewed the numbers for 2016 - full details of which can be found here - the results from the four years prior provide an interesting guide to Molson Coors' longer-term performance.

Constellation Brands unconcerned by other Mexican beer entrants in US - CEO

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.

The beer category in 2016 - just-drinks' Review of the Year, Part I

23 Dec 2016

As the end of the year approaches, just-drinks looks back at the stories that made the headlines in 2016 across the global drinks industry. Here, editor Olly Wehring picks out the highs and the lows for the beer category.

Time to take stock of Constellation Brands' Corona - Comment

27 Jul 2016

Constellation Brands is a firm favourite on Wall Street at the moment. The company's share price hasn't stopped rising since it took control of the Grupo Modelo brands from Anheuser-Busch InBev. Indeed, US$100 worth of stock bought in June 2012, when the deal was announced, is now worth just over $850.

Mexico's beers fly in US while craft beer growth slows - figures

21 Jun 2016

Mexican beer volumes in the US have remained strong in the three months to 21 May, while craft brands have seen their healthy growth rates slip back, according to recent figures.

Is there US trouble ahead for Constellation Brands' Mexican beers? - Analysis

8 Apr 2016

There was plenty of optimism around Constellation Brands' full-year results this week - and with good reason. The company hailed a "dynamic" year as net profits jumped by a quarter and sales increased by 8%.

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.

Constellation Brands' YTD sales, profits surge on beer demand

7 Jan 2016

Constellation Brands has posted strong nine-month sales and profits as its beer portfolio continued to stoke performance.

The beer category in 2015 - just-drinks' Review of the Year, Part II

10 Dec 2015

With 2015 drawing to a close, just-drinks looks back at the stories that have made the headlines across the global drinks industry. Here, editor Olly Wehring picks out the highs and lows for the beer and cider categories.

Heineken lager "back in black" in US as Light rebounds

23 Nov 2015

Heineken's namesake lager brand has returned to growth in the US for the first time in seven years, helped by a reboot of its lower-calorie version, the brewer's Americas president has said.

Constellation Brands and Ballast Point "sticker shock" - analysis

17 Nov 2015

Constellation Brands' beer ambitions took a giant leap forward in 2012 when it secured the US rights to Grupo Modelo's brands. Yesterday, it took another big stride with the US$1bn acquisition of craft brewer Ballast Point Brewing & Spirits.

Constellation Brands' beer boom, second brewery in the pipeline - Analysis

8 Oct 2015

Constellation Brands' beer business seems to have given analysts plenty of reasons to be cheerful, following the company’s first-half results, released yesterday.

Direct sales - Can drinks companies do better than retailers? - Comment

25 Aug 2015

Grupo Modelo has become the latest company to cut out the middle man when it comes to delivering alcohol to consumers' homes.

Grupo Modelo launches digital home delivery in Mexico

24 Aug 2015

Grupo Modelo is to roll out its home delivery service in northern Mexico, following a successful trial.

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