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Budweiser Budvar Launches Foodie Label

Budweiser Budvar Launches Foodie Label

Germany: Budweiser Budvar has launched a new label design to align the lager with German gastronomy. The Czech brand launched the new label at Hamburg club Thomas Read. The new 0.33 litre returnable bottle differs from the retail bottles and the new label highlights the logo and reduces some of the graphic elements used on regular labels. According to a statement from Budvar, "the bottle's overall design is adjusted to better correspond with the environment of German stylish brand-name restaurants, where lager is sold." [...more]

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Czech Budvar Brewer Boosts 9-More Exports To Canada 21% On Yr

Czech Budvar Brewer Boosts 9-More Exports To Canada 21% On Yr

Czech state-owned brewer Budejovicky Budvar, or Budvar, said Monday it has stepped up exports of its Czechvar lager to Canada while it continues to wage a legal battle over Budweiser and Bud trademarks with Anheuser-Busch InBev (ABI.BT), or AB Inbev. In January through September Budvar boosted its beer shipments to Canada 21% on the year to 7,000 hectoliters, reaching the same level of exports there recorded in all 2008, the Czech company said. Budvar- based in the southern Czech city of Ceske Budejovice, called Budweis in German - has been engaged in a century-long intellectual property struggle over the "Budweiser" and "Bud" trademarks and appellations of origin with US brewer Anheuser-Busch Inc., now part of AB InBev. [...more]

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David And Goliath Beer Battle Goes On

David And Goliath Beer Battle Goes On

More than a century running, the battle over markets and trade marks between Budejovicky Budvar (Budvar), a minnow in beer brewing volume terms, continues to roar as fiercely as the biblical David vs Goliath. Anheuser-Busch InBev, or AB InBev, being the proverbial Goliath to Budvar. Budvar, known for its original Budweiser beer (after the German name of Ceske Budejovice, a town in southern Czech Republic), has just announced record shipments of its lager to Canada. [...more]

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