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Brazil puts better-for-you beverages to the test 30 Jun 2016

Alll eyes are on Brazil at the moment as the country gears up for the Rio Olympics. Euromonitor International's senior beverage analyst, Hope Lee, looks at which brands and categories can win in Brazil's beverage market over the next few years. 

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.

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Heineken in talks to buy Kirin's Brazil presence 20 Jan 2017

Heineken has confirmed that it is in "ongoing" discussions with Kirin Holdings over the possible acquisition of the Japanese group's Brazilian brewing operations.

Kirin Holdings sells Macacu Bebidas plant to AmBev 3 Nov 2016

Kirin Holdings has agreed to sell one of its Brazilian production facilities to AmBev.

Coca-Cola FEMSA buys Brazlian bottler Vonpar 26 Sep 2016

Coca-Cola FEMSA has upped its presence in Brazil through the acquisition of privately-owned bottler Vonpar.

Heineken silent on Kirin's Brazil unit purchase 15 Aug 2016

Heineken has declined to comment on a report it is on course to buy Kirin's Brazil operations.

We continue to be bullish on Brazil - AB InBev CEO 1 Aug 2016

The CEO of Anheuser-Busch InBev has said the company remains committed to Brazil, despite continued struggles in the market. 

Coca-Cola moves into Brazil's coffee bean market 18 Jul 2016

The Coca-Cola Co has entered the coffee bean market in Brazil as it continues to diversify into new beverage opportunities.

Soda giants halt Brazil school sales 23 Jun 2016

The Coca-Cola Co, PepsiCo and Anheuser-Busch InBev have agreed to stop selling soda to schools in Brazil in an attempt to combat obesity-related diseases.

AmBev to buy Brazilian juice maker Sucos do Bem 26 Apr 2016

Anheuser-Busch InBev's Brazilian unit, Ambev, has confirmed that it has agreed to purchase domestic soft drinks producer Sucos do Bem.

A-B InBev to handle Kona Brewing Co in Brazil 14 Jan 2016

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

Kirin takes US$1.2bn writedown on Brazil woes 21 Dec 2015

Kirin is to slump to a full-year loss after taking a JPY141.2bn (US$1.2bn) impairment charge on its struggling Brazilian unit.