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Heineken's Q3 exceeds expectations - Analysis 29 Oct 2015

Yesterday, Heineken released a strong set of Q3 numbers and the consensus from analysts seems to be: We knew it would be good, but not this good. 

Heineken's Q3 performance by region - Focus 28 Oct 2015

Earlier today, Heineken reported an 8% increase in Q3 sales. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the group's performance by region in the three months to the end of September:

Heineken's Q3 - preview 26 Oct 2015

On Wednesday, Heineken will report its third-quarter numbers. Here, just-drinks looks at the group's activities in the three months to the end of September:

Heineken faces subdued Q2 amid tough comp's 23 Apr 2015

Heineken’s “solid progress” during the first quarter – to quote the words of CEO Jean-François van Boxmeer – could be checked temporarily over the next three months.

just The Preview - Heineken's Q1 20 Apr 2015

On Wednesday, Heineken will report its first-quarter numbers. Here, just-drinks looks at the group's activities in the three months to the end of March:

Latest News

H1 sales hit by one-offs, but Lucas Bols toasts NA 18 Nov 2015

Lucas Bols has blamed Australia and South-East Asia for pulling down its sales in the first half of its current fiscal year, although North America performed well in the period.

Roust hands Dutch distribution to De Kuyper 16 Nov 2015

Roust, the owner of Russian Standard vodka, has appointed a new distributor in the Netherlands.

Refresco Gerber starts post-IPO recovery 13 Nov 2015

Refresco Gerber has reported a strong third quarter after a warm summer but costs relating to the company's IPO earlier this year dragged down the year-to-date. 

Sun shines on Heineken for Q3 28 Oct 2015

Warm weather helped drive a strong third quarter for Heineken.

Ketel One co-owner now Bols' largest shareholder 12 Oct 2015

Ketel One co-owner the Nolet Group has become the largest shareholder in Dutch spirits and liqueurs company Lucas Bols. 

Africa "subdued" but Heineken sees Q1 rises 22 Apr 2015

Heineken has reported a lift in both sales and volumes for its first quarter, despite a "subdued" performance from its Africa Middle East division.

Heineken hits water consumption target 8 Apr 2015

Heineken decreased its water consumption last year to 3.9 hectolitres for every hectolitre of beer produced.

Heineken to cut jobs in global shake-up 31 Mar 2015

Heineken is to reduce staffing levels as its streamlines its global business units from five to four and strips down its executive committee.

SPI Group 'disappointed' over Stolichnaya ruling 26 Mar 2015

SPI Group has said is "very disappointed" by a Dutch court's demand that it return its Stolichnaya rights to the Russian state and is reviewing the ruling.

Wessanen sells American Beverage Co 9 Mar 2015

Dutch food group Wessanen has offloaded its American Beverage Corp unit to Harvest Hill Beverage Co, five years after initially beginning the search for a buyer.

Latest blogs

Heineken kidnapping film gets go-ahead 9 Oct 2013

Heineken is about to have the most dramatic moment in its history given the Hollywood blockbuster treatment.