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US beer enjoys coronavirus bounce in off-premise - figures

31 Mar 2020

Beer sales in US off-premise channel surged at the start of the coronavirus emergency, new figures have shown.

Heineken prepares for CEO coronation with Asia-Pacific, Europe leadership appointments

27 Mar 2020

Heineken has completed its latest reshuffle of senior executives, with the head of operations in Vietnam replacing future CEO Dolf van den Brink in Asia-Pacific.

China Resources Beer announces brewery closures in shift to premium - report

25 Mar 2020

Part Heineken-owned China Resources Beer is to close about 20 breweries in the country as it pivots away from low-value beer, according to a report.

The Coca-Cola Co "respects" Olympic Games delay

24 Mar 2020

The Coca-Cola Co has supported today's decision to postpone the Tokyo Olympic Games to next year.

Carlsberg CEO pay dips in 2019 to US$7.2m

18 Mar 2020

Carlsberg CEO Cees 't Hart's total pay dropped last year despite an increase in fixed salary.

China brewers face Q1 slump despite on-premise recovery - analyst

16 Mar 2020

First-quarter sales for China's leading brewers are expected to fall by about one-third as the country's on-premise slowly reopens, an analyst has said.

Heineken Performance Trends 2015-2019 - results data

12 Mar 2020

In mid-February, Heineken reported a 5.6% rise in sales from the 12 months of 2019. Here, just-drinks picks through the brewer's performance over the past five years for the trends that are set to affect the future for the company, specifically, and for the global beer category, more broadly.

Heineken to expand production as Brazil battle heats up

10 Mar 2020

Heineken is to increase capacity at one of its breweries in Brazil as the company ramps up competition in the country with Anheuser-Busch InBev.

Carlsberg Performance Trends 2015-2019 - results data

5 Mar 2020

In early-February, Carlsberg reported a 3.2% rise in its sales from 2019. Here, just-drinks picks through the brewer's performance over the past five years for the trends set to affect the company, specifically, and the global beer category, more broadly.

Heineken launches "summer can" in Dos Equis US push

4 Mar 2020

Heineken has released a "summer can" for its Dos Equis beer brand in the US.

Heineken shuffles executives, names first chief digital & technology officer

4 Mar 2020

Heineken has announced several executive changes as well as the appointment of its first chief digital & technology officer.

Rokit Drinks lines up ABK brewery upgrade as Formula One tie-up kicks in

3 Mar 2020

Rokit Drinks, the multi-category beverage company, is to boost capacity at its ABK brewery by as much as six times as it prepares to expand the Bavarian beer on the back of a Formula One sponsorship.

Heineken lines up US James Bond digital push

3 Mar 2020

Heineken has announced the latest marketing activation for its global partnership with forthcoming James Bond film No Time to Die.

Asahi proposes beer, cider sell-off to smooth Carlton & United Breweries deal concerns

2 Mar 2020

Asahi has offered to sell some Carlton & United Breweries beer and cider operations, including Stella Artois and Beck's, to appease regulators in Australia.

Heineken's Strongbow Rosé - Product Launch

28 Feb 2020

Heineken has launched a new Strongbow variant in the UK - Strongbow Rosé.

Heineken unveils new campaign targetting drunk driving - video

26 Feb 2020

Heineken has launched a new campaign featuring former Formula 1 motor racing world champions Keke and Nico Rosberg.

Corporate Social Responsibility activations around the world - The IARD Digest - February 2020

25 Feb 2020

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.

Heineken dials down Tecate's masculinity with US branding update - video

24 Feb 2020

Heineken's US division has unveiled a rebrand for the Tecate Mexican beer portfolio in the country.

Lagunitas CEO steps down as restructure takes hold

21 Feb 2020

The head of Lagunitas Brewing Co has left the California-based Heineken division with immediate effect.

Heineken CEO pay nears EUR10m after 6% boost in 2019

21 Feb 2020

Heineken CEO Jean-Francois van Boxmeer has been handed a pay rise in his final full year in charge.

Heineken switches to renewable electricity in Spain

19 Feb 2020

Heineken’s Spanish unit has lined up an agreement to use 100% renewable electricity across its facilities in the market.

Heineken’s strong global footprint leaves big shoes to fill - analysis

13 Feb 2020

This week featured what analysts have dubbed a "big 24 hours" for the world’s second-largest brewer.

No "brutal disruption" after CEO switch - Heineken's Jean-Francois van Boxmeer

13 Feb 2020

Heineken CEO Jean-Francois van Boxmeer expects a "strong evolution" rather than wholesale strategy shifts when he hands over the company reins to Dolf van den Brink.

Van Boxmeer leaves behind a more worldly Heineken as CEO dances out the door - comment

12 Feb 2020

When Anheuser-Busch InBev CFO Felipe Dutra announced last week was was stepping down, his replacement - another Brazilian man - did little to reflect today's widening global beer market.

How did Heineken perform in 2019? - results data

12 Feb 2020

Heineken maintained its mid-single-digit sales growth performance in the second half of 2019, with the top-line growing by 5.6% last year.

Heineken Full-Year 2019 - preview

10 Feb 2020

On Wednesday, Heineken will report its results from both the fourth quarter and the full year of 2019. For the first six months of last year, the brewer reported a 6% increase in sales. Here's a look at the news that will likely shape the group's performance in the three months to the end of December.

Heineken targets Cinco de Mayo in US with Dos Equis competition

7 Feb 2020

The US division of Heineken is lining up a US push for Mexican beer brand Dos Equis, to coincide with the Cinco de Mayo holiday.

Why is Anheuser-Busch InBev bidding farewell to its CFO? - comment

6 Feb 2020

Anheuser-Busch InBev is a global brewer but its management is a sturdy coterie of Brazilian men who have been there since the start of the company's run from regional star to world dominance. CEO Carlos Brito is one, having helmed the company through its various incarnations for 15 years.

Heineken recruits Phil Mickelson for US Amstel Light push - video

6 Feb 2020

Heineken's US division has teamed with golfer Phil Mickelson in a multi-year partnership for the brewer's Amstel Light beer brand in the country.

Carlsberg poised to reopen China breweries next week

4 Feb 2020

Carlsberg is on track to restart production at its China breweries after an extended lunar new year shutdown caused by the coronavirus outbreak, CEO Cees 't Hart has said.





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