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Grupo Aje to consider IPO - report 30 Mar 2011

Latin American cola producer Grupo Aje is to consider an initial public offering (IPO) this year, according to reports.

Pisco sour exports bounce back 15 Jul 2010

Exports of Peru's quintessential grape brandy, pisco sour, surged 152% during the first five months of 2010.

SABMiller to launch Miller Genuine Draft 2 Jul 2010

SABMiller will launch Miller Genuine Draft in Peru, marking the beer brand's first appearance in South America.

Pisco degree to launch as global demand leaps 1 May 2009

Foreign interest in pisco, the Peruvian grape-based brandy, has prompted authorities to launch a distance learning degree for the spirit drink.

Backus posts 40% fall in third-quarter profit 1 Nov 2007

Peruvian drinks group Union de Cervecerias Peruanas Backus & Johnston (Backus) has reported a 40% drop in third-quarter profits to PEN81.3m (US$27m).

Peruvian wine exports rise in year so far 10 Oct 2007

Peruvian wine exports have leapt in the first eight months of this year, according to recent figures.

Backus plans further investments 27 Sep 2007

Union de Cervecerias Peruanas Backus & Johnston has commenced its investment across Peru for 2007 and 2008.

Ajegroup targets Peru's beer market 23 Mar 2007

Ajegroup is looking to enter its domestic beer market, according to reports.

SAB Peru offers 10 Nov 2006

Global brewer SABMiller has announced it is making simultaneous tender offers on the Lima Stock Exchange for all shares it does not already own in its listed Peruvian subsidiaries, and said the offers will close by 6 December 2006.

Backus upgrades operations, prepares merger 25 Aug 2006

Backus and Johnston is to upgrade its operations in Peru.