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Minimum Unit Pricing in Scotland 16 Sep 2014

Although the Scottish Government's initiative to put a minimum unit pricing (MUP) on alcohol has been referred to the European Court of Justice, some members of Scotland's alcohol industry are backing the initiative to tackle alcohol harm in the country.

Anheuser-Busch InBev's Q1 Performance by Region 7 May 2014

Earlier today (7 May), Anheuser-Busch InBev reported a rise in first-quarter group sales, but net profits were dragged down by higher finance costs. Here just-drinks takes a look at the brewer's performance in its global markets:

just The Preview - Anheuser-Busch InBev's Q3 & YTD 29 Oct 2013

Anheuser-Busch InBev reports its third-quarter and year-to-date results on Thursday (31 October). Here just-drinks takes a look at the Leuven-headquartered group's fortunes in the last quarter.

just The Preview - Anheuser-Busch InBev Q4 & FY 25 Feb 2013

Anheuser-Busch InBev will report its full-year and fourth-quarter results on Wednesday (27 February). Here, just-drinks takes a look at the highs and lows for the company in the three months to the end of December and its performance in recent quarters.

Spotlight - A-B InBev Glides on Flat Beer Sales 9 Mar 2012

Anheuser-Busch InBev has impressed analysts with full-year rises in net sales and profits, but flat volumes could be an issue. Here, just-drinks examines the market reaction to the brewer's numbers.

Latest News

EU vine plantings to increase from next year 13 Apr 2015

The European Commission has proposed some modest help for the European Union's wine producers, who are struggling with a shrinking share of world markets and falling consumption in the region.

Euro committee calls for calorie labels on alcohol 7 Apr 2015

All alcohol containers sold in the European Union should display calorie information, according to a parliamentary committee in the politico-economic bloc.

Anheuser-Busch InBev lines up new chairman 27 Mar 2015

Anheuser-Busch InBev is poised to propose a new chairman at its AGM next month.

Anheuser-Busch InBev confirms Belgium tax probe 13 Nov 2014

Anheuser-Busch InBev has confirmed it is being investigated by Belgium's tax authorities over one of its subsidiaries in its home country.

A-B InBev YTD profits rise, but Russia drags on Q3 31 Oct 2014

Anheuser-Busch InBev has reported a solid rise in nine-month net profits and sales, but third-quarter volumes were held back by Russia.

A-B InBev silent on bank talks over SABMiller deal 15 Sep 2014

Anheuser-Busch InBev has declined to comment on reports that it is in talks with banks about financing a deal for its rival SABMiller.

A-B InBev cuts ties with CCU in Argentina, Uruguay 12 Aug 2014

Anheuser-Busch InBev has confirmed the transfer from CCU of its Corona and Budweiser distribution in Argentina and Uruguay, respectively.

A-B InBev H1 profits, sales up 31 Jul 2014

Anheuser-Busch InBev's Grupo Modelo takeover has helped increase first-half sales and profits, while the World Cup boosted volumes in Brazil.

EU wine programme trashed as a waste of money 2 Jul 2014

The European Court of Auditors (ECA) has argued against maintaining a special European Union (EU) public support system for the wine sector, saying it can rely on the EU’s rural development programme.

European spirit, liqueur exports dip in 2013 25 Jun 2014

The value of European Union exports of spirits and liqueurs in 2013 slipped by 1.6% in value terms, after being the fastest-growing product group in 2012, according to recent figures.