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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).


MYANMAR: Ball Corporation to open US$40m Myanmar beverage can plant 20 May 2014

Ball Corporation is to invest US$40m building a beverage can plant in Myanmar as global soft drink makers and brewers flock to the recently-opened market.


MYANMAR: Lotte Chilsung creates JV with MGS Beverage - report 30 Jan 2014

South Korea's Lotte Chilsung has invested US$81m to set up a JV in Myanmar with local company MGS Beverage, according to a report.


MYANMAR: PepsiCo silent on possible Lotte Chilsung tie-up 19 Dec 2013

PepsiCo has declined to comment on a report claiming the company has agreed a partnership in Myanmar with South Korean beverage firm Lotte Chilsung.