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Brazil on its way back, but not in a hurry

Brazil's economic recovery, its slowest in two decades, may be hampered by a fragile job market, high interest rates and the strength of the...

The just-drinks Analyst returns

Our in-house analyst is back, fresh from a raft of first-quarter results announcements. This month, Ian Shackleton runs the rule over the dr...

Olly Wehring | 16 Apr 2018

Later this week, Heineken releases a trading update, covering the first quarter of its 2018. Here's a look at the events that shaped the three months to the end of March for the brewer.

Ben Cooper | 6 Apr 2018

When it comes to sustainability, water is always near the top of the list for drinks companies. This month, sustainability commentator Ben Cooper considers recent efforts in this area by several sizeable drinks groups.

Richard Siddle | 5 Apr 2018

In February, Molson Coors released its full-year results for the 12 months of 2017, its first full year since taking control of the MillerCoors joint-venture in the US. The top-line came in flat on the corresponding period a year earlier, with the final quarter pulling up the rest of 2017. Here, just-drinks considers the brewer's performance over the last five years.

Olly Wehring | 28 Mar 2018

Earlier this month, Wells Fargo conducted a survey of beer distributors in the US that collectively service around 100,000 retail outlets to gauge current industry trends. Here are the company's findings.

Latest Interviews

Andy Morton | 8 May 2018

As the man in charge of Peroni Nastro Azzurro, Grolsch and SABMiller's other European brands sold off after its takeover, Hector Gorosabel had a front-row seat for the dismantlement of one of the world's major brewers. Then, Asahi came calling and offered him the chance to lead his former charges in a fresh direction for the Japanese giant. In a two-part interview with just-drinks, Gorosabel discusses how he came to accept his new role, and reveals the behind-the-scenes emotions as SABMiller went out of existence.

Olly Wehring | 7 Dec 2017

In November, just-drinks grabbed some time with the CEO of the drinks industry-funded International Alliance for Responsible Drinking, Henry Ashworth. The first part of our resultant interview, which can be found here, saw Ashworth explain what the organisation does and how it defines success. Here, in part two, we discuss IARD's relationship with the World Health Organisation and tackle the thorny issue of pricing as a tool in responsible drinking's arsenal.

Latest News

Andy Morton | 21 Jun 2018

Heineken has been hit by a carbon dioxide shortage in the UK that could affect beer supplies to the country's on-premise channel.

Andy Morton | 21 Jun 2018

Heineken has bought a minority stake in London brewery Beavertown.

Andy Morton | 18 Jun 2018

Heineken is to invest GBP44m (US$58m) in its UK pub estate this year as it looks to spur growth in a declining on-premise.

Andy Morton | 15 Jun 2018

Heineken has unveiled a new US marketing campaign entitled "Cheers to the Unexpected", celebrating spontaneity in a series of television commercials, digital spots and outdoor branding.

Richard Woodard | 14 Jun 2018

Old Mout Cider has launched its biggest UK campaign to date – a GBP3.5m (US$4.7m) initiative entitled "Save the Kiwi".

Andy Morton | 6 Jun 2018

Heineken has appointed a new CEO for its US unit.

Olly Wehring | 4 Jun 2018

Heineken has secured a return to headline status for its namesake beer brand with Europe's leading club rugby union tournament.

Lucy Britner | 25 May 2018

Heineken's US unit has added Italian beer brand Birra Moretti to its countertop draught system.

Lucy Britner | 16 May 2018

Heineken's US unit will reintroduce the group's Strongbow Original Dry cider to the country, following what the company has called demand from consumers via social media.

Lucy Britner | 11 May 2018

Heineken has acquired a minority share in a Belize brewery.

Lucy Britner | 4 May 2018

Heineken's US unit has lined up 20-packs of smaller bottle sizes for its Tecate Light beer as it looks to capitalise on summer drinking occasions.

Andy Morton | 30 Apr 2018

Anheuser-Busch InBev's Corona Mexican beer has overtaken Skol to retake its crown as Latin America's most valuable brand.

Lucy Britner | 26 Apr 2018

Heineken has named Dolf van den Brink as its new leader for Asia Pacific.

Andy Morton | 26 Apr 2018

Heineken CEO Jean-Francois van Boxmeer took a EUR620,000 (US$750,000) pay cut last year after hitting fewer performance targets.

Andy Morton | 26 Apr 2018

Heineken has launched another cider in Ireland as it continues to attack the dominance of C&C Group's Bulmers brand.

Andy Morton | 19 Apr 2018

Heineken is launching its namesake lager in 44cl cans for the first time in the UK as it ramps up marketing around the Champions League Final.

Andy Morton | 18 Apr 2018

Cold weather in Europe failed to dampen demand for Heineken as first quarter volumes for the brewer increased.

Andy Morton | 13 Apr 2018

Heineken is continuing to appeal to Hispanics in the US with a new campaign for Tecate beer that includes bi-lingual point-of-sale and activations around Mexico's appearance at this Summer's FIFA World Cup.

Andy Morton | 11 Apr 2018

Heineken has overhauled the packaging for its Maltsmith’s brand, the craft-style range it launched in the UK just over 12 months ago.

Lucy Britner | 11 Apr 2018

Heineken has used its pub estate as part of a research project in the UK, in an effort to identify category growth drivers and boost trade in the market.

Lucy Britner | 10 Apr 2018

Heineken has launched a zero alcohol cider under its New Zealand brand Old Mout.

Andy Morton | 5 Apr 2018

Heineken has launched a Strongbow variant in the US to celebrate the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

Latest blogs

Andy Morton | 16 Sep 2016

Heineken is known for its flashy adverts. Now the brewer has given the star treatment to a new recruitment drive with a glamorous and highly-persuasive ad that, quite frankly, had the staff here at just-drinks dusting off their resumes.

Olly Wehring | 6 Sep 2016

Here in the UK, we're coming to the end of a fine summer of cricket, with England having played against Sri Lanka and Pakistan in a number of matches around the country.

Company research

Heineken NV - Strategy, SWOT and Corporate Finance Report

Heineken NV - Strategy, SWOT and Corporate Finance Report

Heineken NV - Strategy, SWOT and Corporate Finance Report, is a source of comprehensive company data and information. The report covers the company's structure, operation, SWOT analysis, product and s...

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Heineken Italia SpA in Alcoholic Drinks (Italy)

Heineken Italia SpA in Alcoholic Drinks (Italy)

Heineken Italia SpA is a beer manufacturer and part of Heineken Group, an international player present in 70 countries. Present in the country for over 40 years, Heineken Italia SpA led beer in 2016....

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Heineken NV in Beer (World)

Heineken NV in Beer (World)

Heineken, the world’s second largest brewer, has an extensive and diverse offer in terms of geographic spread as well as product portfolio. The company’s premium focus places it in a strong position t...

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