The week in beer and cider

The week in beer and cider

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

SABMiller is to close its South Sudan business as a shortage of access to foreign exchange continues to hamper the acquisition of raw materials in the country.. 

Anheuser-Busch InBev has said it is considering its options after the European Union ruled that a Belgian Government-run tax scheme that it is part of is illegal.

Craft Brew Alliance and Pabst Brewing Co have set up a brewing agreement in the US that could see the latter acquire one of CBA's breweries.

Carlsberg may have had a difficult 2015, but this year is unlikely to bring much relief for the brewer, one analyst has warned.

The race to land SABMiller's European beer brands went global this week with reports that some of Asia's leading brewers are circling.

Anheuser-Busch InBev is to raise up to US$30bn in the second-biggest corporate bond deal, to help fund its takeover of SABMiller, according to reports.

Craft Brew Alliance has teamed up with Anheuser-Busch InBev's Brazilian unit, Ambev, to launch two beers from its Kona Brewing Co division in the country.

The Boston Beer Co has launched a Belgian-style unfiltered white ale for the winter season, under its Samuel Adams brand.