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Heineken replaces Carlsberg as UEFA Euro sponsor for 2020 tournament

13 Nov 2019

Heineken has strengthened its presence in European football, with its namesake beer replacing Carlsberg as the 'official beer' of the next UEFA Euro tournament.

Heineken eyes global drive after UK plastic rings pledge

8 Nov 2019

A pledge by Heineken's UK unit to reduce plastic waste is the start of a sustainability push that will expand to cover the world, the Dutch brewer has told just-drinks.

Dual distribution in Brazil must continue, Heineken told

1 Nov 2019

Heineken has failed to consolidate its distribution operations in Brazil, where its Kaiser beer business has been told it must honour an existing tie-up with the Coca-Cola system in the country.

How has Heineken performed in YTD 2019? - results data

23 Oct 2019

Heineken's flat volumes from the Americas region in Q3 was offset by a double-digit lift in Asia-Pacific, the brewer said today.

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

16 Oct 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.

Why Carlsberg's time is now, why Q3 is set fair for drinks and why spirits should learn from Neil Woodford - The just-drinks Analyst

17 Sep 2019

Our resident analyst, Ian Shackleton, is back for his regular look at the drinks industry from an investor's perspective. This month, Ian considers the recent turnaround at Carlsberg, what the third-quarter reporting season is set to look like and what drinks companies with maturing stock can take away from the events that have affected high-profile fund manager Neil Woodford.

Beam Suntory creates RTD executive post, appoints Olga Osminkina-Jones

9 Sep 2019

Beam Suntory has appointed a former Heineken and PepsiCo executive as its first chief RTD officer.

Brewers build India soft drinks networks to push non-alcoholic beer sales - United Breweries

4 Sep 2019

Heineken partner United Breweries and Anheuser-Busch InBev have set up soft drinks distribution channels in India so that non-alcoholic beers such as Heineken 0.0 can target the country's large soda category, a UB executive has said.

Gen Z demands will change low-, no-alcohol trajectory - Zag Drinks

2 Sep 2019

The UK maker of a beer-style soft drink has said the low- and no-alcohol category will transform over the next five years because younger consumers are not looking for alcohol replacement.

Heineken appoints Luis Prata as Red Stripe MD

27 Aug 2019

Heineken has named a director from its Portugal operations to lead the Red Stripe unit in Jamiaca.

Heineken USA partners with Funny or Die for comedy sports commentary - video

27 Aug 2019

Heineken USA has partnered with Funny or Die, the website owned by actor Will Ferrell, on a 'second-screen' sports commentary activation for US football.

Heineken 0.0 launch in India sets stage for Anheuser-Busch InBev battle

23 Aug 2019

Heineken has launched the non-alcoholic version of its namesake lager in India, as the world's two biggest brewers prepare to face off in the country's emerging zero-abv category.

Why drinks CEOs last longer, what your head office says about you and Anheuser-Busch InBev's box of surprises - The just-drinks Analyst

20 Aug 2019

Our resident analyst returns! Ian Shackleton is back to give us his monthly take on recent industry developments as viewed through the eyes of an investor. This month, Ian looks at the acceptable tenure for a CEO, why a company's choice of head office location matters and what has been an up-and-down few weeks for Anheuser-Busch InBev.

Heineken invests in South Africa as turf war with Anheuser-Busch InBev intensifies

13 Aug 2019

Heineken is firming up its capacity in South Africa as the brewer looks to loosen Anheuser-Busch InBev's grip on the country's beer market.

Heineken’s H1 2019 results deliver "negative surprises" - Analysis

30 Jul 2019

Analysts have flagged a lack of communication by Dutch brewer Heineken, as results for the first half of the year came with a few surprises.

Michelob Ultra ripe for global expansion - Anheuser-Busch InBev's Carlos Brito

26 Jul 2019

Anheuser-Busch InBev CEO Carlos Brito has said there is a "big opportunity" for Michelob Ultra in global markets as the low-carb beer expands beyond its US base, including through a test-run in China.

Responsible drinking activations around the world - The IARD Digest - July 2019

24 Jul 2019

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

Asahi lines up Australian domination at a price that's right - Analysis

19 Jul 2019

If the reason behind Anheuser-Busch InBev offloading CUB are short-term and obvious - the payment of debt - Asahi's purchase of the Australian beer unit is driven by more far-sighted ambitions.

The beer category in Australia - Market & brand data

19 Jul 2019

Earlier today, Anheuser-Busch InBev announced its intention to offload all of the group's operations in Australia to Asahi. Here, with the help of figures from GlobalData, just-drinks looks at the Australian beer market and its growth prospects relative to Asia.

Diageo closes in on RTD, Guinness South Africa partnership with Anheuser-Busch InBev's SAB

19 Jul 2019

Diageo has moved a step closer to a licensing deal with Anheuser-Busch InBev for its RTD and Guinness brands in South Africa.

Heineken UK names Stephen Watt as on-premise director

18 Jul 2019

Heineken UK has promoted Stephen Watt to lead its on-premise division.

Reyes Beverage Group lines up DBI Beverage purchase

15 Jul 2019

Reyes Beverage Group is to buy DBI Beverage, a beer distributor covering northern California.

Heineken's Lagunitas names former footwear executive as new CMO

12 Jul 2019

Heineken's Californian craft beer unit, Lagunitas, has appointed a former marketing head for shoe maker Vans as its new CMO.

United Breweries lines up Heineken as Kingfisher brewer in Australia, New Zealand

10 Jul 2019

India's United Breweries is to hand production and distribution of its Kingfisher beer in Australia and New Zealand to minority partner Heineken.

Responsible drinking activations around the world - The IARD Digest - June 2019

28 Jun 2019

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

Anheuser-Busch InBev rules roost in most valuable beer brands list - data

27 Jun 2019

Budweiser has been named the world's most valuable beer brand for the first time, overtaking Anheuser-Busch InBev stablemate Bud Light, according to rankings compiled by brand consultancy Brand Finance.

Heineken's Tiger Beer fronts Dubai airport 'Street Den'

25 Jun 2019

Heineken's Tiger Beer is the latest drinks brand to open an outlet at Dubai International Airport, two months after Edrington's The Macallan Boutique started trading.

First, they came for soft drinks... How the anti-sugar lobby will affect the alcohol industry - Comment

24 Jun 2019

At a soft drinks conference in 2014, I asked a representative of the health group Action on Sugar when alcohol could expect to face the same pressure on sugar content as the soda giants. Her answer - basically, watch this space - was the same as I got today when I spoke to Action on Sugar again.

Heineken UK cuts sugar from cider brands, adds calorie info

20 Jun 2019

The UK unit of Heineken has reduced the amount of sugar in two of its cider brands by almost a third as part of new measures to boost accountability on health.

Roust Group promotes internally in Russia as group vodka volumes climb - Russia vodka data

19 Jun 2019

Roust Group has confirmed a switch of CEO for its home market of Russia, with former Heineken executive Alexey Gulevich moving up to assume the role.

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