Latest Insights

Brazil still in the game for Anheuser-Busch InBev 31 Jul 2015

Brazil still offers a tremendous amount of opportunity, according to Anheuser-Busch InBev’s CEO Carlos Brito.

SABMiller baulks at lack of Brazil M&A 22 Jun 2015

SABMiller has chosen a high-end positioning for its presence in Brazil over making an acquisition in the country.

just on Call - A-B InBev still bullish on Brazil 31 Oct 2014

Anheuser-Busch InBev has brushed off a near-flat volume performance in Brazil for Q3, with its CEO claiming it has plenty of plans to counter the country's soft economy.

Brazil could have been worse - Coca-Cola Co CEO 23 Jul 2014

The head of Coca-Cola Co has defended his company's performance in Brazil after a major World Cup sponsorship investment failed to lift Q2 volumes.

Brazil Price Hikes Set to Tax Brewers 8 May 2014

How much will Brazil's beer industry be affected by the surprise tax increase announced last week?

Latest News

Heineken to open seventh brewery in Brazil 20 Nov 2015

Heineken has unveiled plans for a new brewery in Brazil as its core beer brand continues to find growth in the South American country.

Britvic completes Brazilian EBBA deal 2 Oct 2015

UK-headquartered Britvic has completed the purchase of Brazilian soft drinks producer Empresa Brasileira de Bebidas e Alimentos (EBBA). 

Heineken announces 13th Olympic house 1 Oct 2015

Heineken and the Netherlands Olympic Committee (NOC) announced yesterday that the Holland Heineken House for next year's Olympics will be located in Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro.

AmBev takes discount on antitrust settlement 16 Jul 2015

AmBev has agreed a cut-price settlement to a fine first handed down by Brazil's antitrust authority six years ago.

AmBev buys Colorado Brewery 8 Jul 2015

Anheuser-Busch InBev has continued a craft buying spree in South America with its Brazilian subsidiary AmBev's acquisition of Colorado Brewery.

Beam Suntory drops Pernod for Bacardi in Brazil 10 Mar 2015

Bacardi has provided further details on last week's announcement that its Brazilian division will handle the sales and distribution of Beam Suntory's brands in the country.

Bacardi to handle Beam Suntory brands in Brazil 6 Mar 2015

Bacardi is to handle Beam Suntory's brands in Brazil after details of a new deal were announced today.

AmBev ups craft beer focus with Wäls Brewery deal 26 Feb 2015

AmBev is to develop a range of craft beers after teaming up with Brazilian microbrewer Wäls Brewery.

SABMiller returns to Brazil with Petropolis tie-up 24 Nov 2014

SABMiller has confirmed that it has secured a distribution deal in Brazil for several of its international brands with the country's largest independent brewer, Grupo Petropolis.

Hafil Group eyes US launch with Edge energy drink 4 Sep 2014

Brazil’s Hafil Group is in “advanced negotiations with a large US distributor” to enter the American market with Edge, its flagship energy drink brand.