Heres what was making the drinks news on this day in years gone by

Here's what was making the drinks news on this day in years gone by

Here's a look at what was happening on this day in...

Anheuser-Busch Inbev is stealing share from the US wine and spirits category with its new high alcohol premium products, the company has told analysts.

Kirin Holdings has confirmed it has agreed to acquire Fraser & Neave's food and beverage business if a wider bid by Overseas Union Enterprise (OUE) for the conglomerate succeeds. 

Who needs to sell more beer when you can sell the same amount for more profit? It's a theory that Anheuser-Busch InBev and MillerCoors are having to grapple with in the US, and it's one that has more longevity than you might think, according to Morgan Stanley analysts. 

Diageo will hold clear-the-air talks with the British Beer & Pub Association in the latest example of drinks industry disagreement on Government alcohol policy.

Suntory Holdings has completed the acquisition of Orangina Schweppes from private equity firms Blackstone Group and Lion Capital.

United Spirits has confirmed that it is in talks with Diageo over a possible partnership in India.

The Coca-Cola Co. is bracing itself for a fresh ethical onslaught in the UK next week.

Pernod Ricard has quelled speculation that its talks with Soyuzplodimport have reached an "advanced" stage.

The ongoing battle between Constellation and takeover target Vincor grows ever fiercer, with Constellation slamming Vincor's board for excluding Constellation from the bidding process.

The CEO of Coca-Cola Co. has agreed that the soft drinks giant has missed out on the healthy eating and drinking boom.

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