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Without question one of the more interesting drinks companies to watch over the past few years has been Molson Coors. From the 14% drop in s...


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.


It is not your imagination: Light beer is getting lighter. Although the top light brands, such as Bud Light, Coors Light and Miller Lite, have seen their sales erode for nearly a decade in the US, the success of Anheuser-Busch InBev's Michelob Ultra variant has given the industry hope. Subsequently, a new wave of innovators seeking to establish a new ultra-light premium beer niche has been born.


Lucy Britner | 21 Mar 2018

Heritage, provenance and authenticity have become industry buzzwords: Marketing experts have us believe that they are the attributes consumers desire - and the attributes a brand should fudge at its peril. 

Latest Interviews

Olly Wehring | 8 Jan 2018

Over the weekend, Molson Coors announced its purchase of UK cider producer Aspall Cyder. Earlier today, just-drinks spoke to Henry Chevallier Guild, from the family that owned Aspall, and the MD of Molson Coors UK & Ireland, Phil Whitehead.


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

Lucy Britner | 10 Apr 2018

Molson Coors' US unit has relaunched its Henry's Hard Sparkling brand.


Andy Morton | 29 Mar 2018

A former Molson Coors brewmaster and the creator of the Blue Moon Belgian-style ale brand, Keith Villa, has launched a non-alcoholic beverage line that contains THC, the psychoactive chemical from cannabis.


Andy Morton | 28 Mar 2018

Anheuser-Busch InBev's Bud Light bore the brunt of accelerating volume declines in US mainstream lager last year, new analysis has shown.


Lucy Britner | 7 Mar 2018

Molson Coors' UK craft beer unit has lined up a re-brand for its Cornish Pilsner, as it prepares to roll out the iteration in can format. 


Lucy Britner | 23 Feb 2018

Molson Coors has lined up the release of its US brand Miller High Life in bottle format to the Canadian market. 


Olly Wehring | 14 Feb 2018

Molson Coors has ended the first full year of its outright ownership of MillerCoors in the US with a steady top-line performance in 2017.


Andy Morton | 13 Feb 2018

MillerCoors, the US unit of Molson Coors, has attacked a recently-filed lawsuit against it, branding the move by craft brewer Stone Brewing as "a clever publicity stunt".


Lucy Britner | 13 Feb 2018

Molson Coors has lined up the promotion of Lee Reichert to the role of chief legal & corporate affairs officer. 


Lucy Britner | 7 Feb 2018

Molson Coors' US unit MillerCoors has lined up a new range of flavoured light beers, as it looks to take advantage of the affordable beer market.


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.


Olly Wehring | 7 Jan 2018

Molson Coors has announced its purchase of UK cider producer Aspall, four months after a transaction between the two was originally mooted.


Andy Morton | 4 Jan 2018

MillerCoors, the US unit of Molson Coors, has ended its Coors Light NASCAR sponsorship after an almost ten-year partnership.


Andy Morton | 3 Jan 2018

Keith Villa, the founder of Blue Moon beer, is to leave Molson Coors after more than 30 years with the company.


Andy Morton | 11 Dec 2017

Molson Coors has signed a distribution deal that will bring the world's biggest selling beer by volume, Snow, to the UK.


Andy Morton | 8 Dec 2017

Molson Coors is to launch a new non-alcoholic beer next year as it looks to transfer Europe's success with the category to North America.


Lucy Britner | 29 Nov 2017

Molson Coors has moved the chief sales & customer excellence officer for its Canadian unit to the role of president & CEO at Molson Coors International. 


Lucy Britner | 29 Nov 2017

Molson Coors' Canadian unit has made an offer to purchase land in Greater Montreal on which build a new brewery. 


Andy Morton | 15 Nov 2017

Molson Coors has launched a new online video series for its Cobra brand, designed to highlight the UK beer's food-pairing virtues for a Millennial audience.


Olly Wehring | 9 Nov 2017

Molson Coors’ unit in Canada has added another craft brewer to its armoury, this time acquiring Quebec-based Trou du Diable.


Andy Morton | 8 Nov 2017

Molson Coors is aiming to undercut its brewing rivals on water management by unveiling new efficiency targets that go further than those set by Heineken and Anheuser-Busch InBev.


Andy Morton | 2 Nov 2017

The CEO for Molson Coors has said the company is studying the cannabis market, but has warned the drinks industry not to get caught up in an "adrenaline rush" over the nascent category.


Andy Morton | 1 Nov 2017

The world's biggest brewers appear to be struggling in the US, with Molson Coors following Anheuser-Busch InBev in blaming fresh sales declines on the North American market.

Latest blogs

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I predicted that the Molson Canadian beer fridge marketing concept had legs - and so it is proving.

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