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United Breweries to launch Heineken 0.0 in India - reports

15 Mar 2019

Heineken’s Indian partner is to launch is non-alcoholic Heineken 0.0 lager in India, according to a report

Diageo to offload United National Breweries to Zimbabwe's Delta Corp

21 Dec 2018

Diageo is to sell United National Breweries, the South African sorghum beer business it bought from India's United Breweries three-and-a-half years ago.

Anheuser-Busch InBev lifts lid on alleged price-fixing cartel in India - report

25 Oct 2018

Anheuser-Busch InBev has reportedly turned whistleblower against two of its rivals after accusing Heineken and Carlsberg's operations in India of price fixing.

United Breweries launches first non-alcoholic drink with radler roll-out - report

10 Oct 2018

India's United Breweries (UB) is entering the country's non-alcoholic drinks market with the launch of Kingfisher Radler, a blend of lemon juice and imported barley malt.

Heineken Performance Trends 2013-2017 - results data

6 Mar 2018

In mid-February, Heineken released its results for 2017. The brewer posted a 5% increase in sales for the 12 months, on a 3% lift in volumes. Here, drinks industry commentator Richard Siddle considers Heineken's performance over the last five years.

United Breweries eyes craft beer launch as smaller brewers find India growth - report

22 Feb 2018

United Breweries, in which Heineken holds a minority interest, is reportedly set to enter India's burgeoning craft beer market this year.

Will 2018 be the year we solve the plastic problem? – Sustainability Spotlight

13 Feb 2018

Earlier this month, just-drinks talked to Evian global brand director Patricia Oliva about the water brand's recent commitment to make all its bottles from recycled plastic by 2025. Here, sustainability editor Ben Cooper considers how Evian's move underlines the increased attention being focused on plastics recycling. Ben also flags up some other sustainability hotspots for the coming year.

Indian woes hammer United Breweries in FY 2017 - results

18 May 2017

India's beer market has suffered hugely in the three months to the end of March, according to United Breweries, which posted its full-year results yesterday.

Vijay Mallya has United Spirits shares seized in money laundering probe

6 Sep 2016

India’s Enforcement Directorate has seized assets from the former chairman of United Spirits, Vijay Mallya, that include shares in the Diageo-controlled division.

United Breweries outpaces market as Q1 shines - results

15 Aug 2016

United Breweries has posted a strong jump in Q1 profits and sales as volumes growth outpaced the market.

Heineken too early for United Breweries share capture

18 Jul 2016

Heineken has been told it is too early to seek first refusal on Vijay Mallya's United Breweries shares.

India drought hits United Breweries' beer supply

19 May 2016

Heineken's majority-owned Indian brewer, United Breweries, has said it is will look to invest in more waste-water recycling programmes after "acute shortages" forced it to decrease beer production.

United Breweries kicks off production at Pacific Spirits former Rajasthan site

15 Mar 2016

United Breweries has begun production at its recently-purchased facility in the Indian state of Rajasthan.

Yes Bank sells off United Breweries' shares worth US$116m

4 Jan 2016

Indian private bank Yes Bank has offloaded its 3% holding in United Breweries.

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.

Carlsberg eyes India growth - report

3 Dec 2015

Carlsberg has said it aims to be number two in the Indian market.

Heineken boosts note placement funds to near-EUR1bn

2 Dec 2015

Heineken has pulled in a further EUR460m (US$487m) from a note placement, three months after raising EUR500m from a separate note tranche.

Heineken edges towards United Breweries majority

30 Nov 2015

Heineken has bought another bank of shares in United Breweries, as the European brewer inches towards securing majority control of India’s market leader.

Heineken's Q3 - preview

26 Oct 2015

On Wednesday, Heineken will report its third-quarter numbers. Here, just-drinks looks at the group's activities in the three months to the end of September:

just the week in Beer

11 Sep 2015

Here's a round-up of this week's highlights in the global beer & cider category. We are also running similar round-ups for soft drinks & bottled water and spirits & wine.

United Breweries ups market share in India

8 Sep 2015

India's beer market leader United Breweries has further increased its share in the country, according to figures released earlier this month.

Heineken set to raise EUR500m from note placement

4 Sep 2015

Heineken is to raise EUR500m (US$559.5m) through the placement of a set of six-year notes.

Heineken silent on United Breweries takeover report

24 Aug 2015

Heineken has declined to comment on a report it is looking to take control of India's United Breweries (UB).

Diageo Q4 & FY - Preview

27 Jul 2015

On Thursday (30 July), Diageo will report its full-year results. Here, just-drinks takes a look at how the group has fared in its final quarter, the three months to the end of June:

Heineken snaps up United Spirits' final slice of United Breweries

7 Jul 2015

Heineken has bought United Spirits' remaining stake in India's United Breweries (UB) for INR8.72bn (US$137.2m).

just the week in - Beer

3 Jul 2015

Here's a round-up of this week's highlights in the global beer category. We are also running similar round-ups for soft drinks & bottled water and spirits & wine.

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4 Jun 2015

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just the week in - Spirits & Wine

1 May 2015

Here's a round-up of this week's highlights in the global spirits & wine categories. We are also running similar round-ups for beer and soft drinks & bottled water.

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30 Apr 2015

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28 Apr 2015

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