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Pernod Ricard kicks off Myanmar spirits JV 17 Jul 2019

Pernod Ricard has completed the formation of its Myanmar spirits joint-venture.

Carlsberg launches 8.8%-abv "relaxation" Black Eagle stout in Myanmar 1 Mar 2019

Carlsberg has launched a new stout brand in Myanmar that claims to help consumers "get a proper relaxation".

Pernod Ricard poised to enter Myanmar with High Class whisky JV 29 May 2018

Pernod Ricard has signalled its intention to begin operations in Myanmar, with the group thought to be the first "major global producer of wine and spirits" to enter the country.

ThaiBev buys control of Myanmar whisky leader Grand Royal 13 Oct 2017

ThaiBev subsidiary International Beverage Holdings has purchased 75% of Myanmar Supply Chain & Service Co (MSC) and Myanmar Distillery Co (MDC) in a deal worth close to US$750m.

Kirin makes second Myanmar play through Mandalay Brewery joint venture 16 Feb 2017

Kirin Holdings is set to acquire a second brewer in Myanmar through a joint-venture with Myanma Economic Holdings, its partner in the Myanmar Brewery division.

Kirin invests in Myanmar Brewery to boost capacity - report 23 May 2016

Kirin is to increase capacity at its Myanmar brewery by more than 10% as the country's growing economy boosts consumer demand, according to a report.

Carlsberg caught in Myanmar storm over Tuborg name 20 Jan 2016

Carlsberg has been forced to change the Myanmar translation of its Tuborg brand name after complaints it clashed with a popular local song.

Heineken opens US$60m Myanmar brewery 13 Jul 2015

Heineken has opened a US$60m brewery in Myanmar as part of a joint venture with local operator Alliance Brewery Company.

SABMiller silent over Myanmar Brewery stake purchase talk 11 Feb 2015

SABMiller has declined to comment on reports that it is considering buying into Myanmar Brewery, the country's biggest beer producer.

Fraser & Neave to lose Myanmar Brewery stake after legal defeat 31 Oct 2014

A Myanmar conglomerate has won a legal battle to wrest control of a brewing joint venture from Fraser & Neave (F&N).