just the Round-Up - The week in drinks

By | 3 June 2011

The week in drinks

The week in drinks

The top ten stories published on just-drinks this week:

Anheuser-Busch InBev has delayed the closure of its Stag brewery in the UK until at least 2014, citing strong consumer demand for Budweiser in the country.

Asahi Breweries has postponed the planned closure of its Nishinomiya Brewery in order to safeguard beer supplies in the wake of the earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan earlier this year.

The CEO of Pernod Ricard India is to step down, according to reports.

Russian Standard has begun the roll-out of an international advertising campaign in the UK.

Anheuser-Busch InBev plans to spend "hundreds of millions of dollars" in China in 2011, according to local reports.

Rémy Cointreau has finally confirmed that it has lined up the sale of its Champagne business to France's Societe Europeenne de Participations Industrielles (EPI).

The merger between Embotelladoras Arca and Grupo Continental (Contal) in Mexico represents a missed opportunity for Coca-Cola FEMSA, according to a Deutsche Bank analyst.

Carlsberg has bought back a 22.5% stake in its Indian beer subsidiary from Sri Lanka-based Lion Brewery Ceylon.

Constellation Brands has appointed its first chief operating officer.

Heineken has announced that the current president of its Asia Pacific business will move to become president of the brewer's Africa and Middle East division.

Sectors: Beer & cider, Soft drinks, Spirits, Water, Wine

Companies: InBev, Asahi, Pernod, Ricard, Cointreau, FEMSA, Carlsberg, Constellation, Heineken

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