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The Vietnamese beer market - Focus

Heineken's management team has been in Vietnam this week for the company's annual Financial Markets Conference. CEO Jean-François van Boxmee...

The risk of a sugar tax for CSDs in India

Soft drinks marketers are always scratching their heads trying to establish new refreshment occasions for their drinks to exploit. Sometimes...

Concha y Toro's 2015 performance - Focus

This week, Concha y Toro reported a jump in full-year sales and profits as volumes increased and currency fluctuations played in its favour....

CRB and the Snow beer brand - The facts

China Resources Beer, the joint-owner of Snow with SABMiller, released its full-year results for 2015 this week. The company will soon gain...

Latest Interviews

Concha y Toro's Asia CEO - Interview 23 Mar 2016

Andy Morton

Ask a Chinese person about Chile and they will immediately mention one thing - cherries. The country is famous in China for its red cherries, which people see as wholesome and healthy. Chilean wine, however, is quickly catching up in the recognition stakes. According to Wines of Chile, exports to China increased by 47% last year, and the country now ranks as the third-biggest market for bottled Chilean wine.


Interview - Concha y Toro Marketing Director 23 Jan 2015

Olly Wehring

This week, editor Olly Wehring has been travelling through the winelands of Chile with the country's biggest wine producer, Concha y Toro. While there, he met Sebastian Aguirre, the company's marketing director for premium wines, to delve deeper into CyT's biggest brand, Casillero del Diablo.

Latest News

Heineken signs JV deal in Philippines 27 May 2016

Lucy Britner

Heineken International has signed a joint venture agreement with Philippines-based Asia Brewery as it looks to drive premiumisation in the region. 


Arca Continental joins US Coca-Cola bottling ops 26 May 2016

Lucy Britner

Latin American Coca-Cola bottler Arca Continental is to set up a joint venture with US-based Coca-Cola Bottling Co United as the Coca-Cola Co continues its refranchising operations. 


Diageo to accept US$1m South Korea fine 24 May 2016

Andy Morton

Diageo will not appeal an expected KRW1.2bn (US$1m) fine from South Korean authorities over reported payments to on-trade venues.


Tennent's lager heads to China as C&C signs deal 24 May 2016

Andy Morton

C&C Group is to take Tennent's lager to China for the first time in its latest overseas distribution partnership.


Coca-Cola FEMSA warns of Venezuela production halt 23 May 2016

Andy Morton

Coca-Cola FEMSA has warned it may have to close its production plants in Venezuela if ongoing sugar shortages continue.


Indian Ocean Rum Co's Penny Blue VSOP rum - NPD 20 May 2016

Lucy Britner

The Indian Ocean Rum Co has launched a VSOP expression of its Penny Blue Mauritian rum. 

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