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Carlsberg Unveils £240 Beer

Carlsberg Unveils £240 Beer

Carlsberg has launched Vintage 3 - the third in an exclusive beer trilogy. Under the leadership of Jacobsen Brewery's brewmaster, Morten Ibsen, six Carlsberg brewers from Norway, France, Great Britain and Denmark helped develop Vintage 3. Meanwhile, three artists - Kaspar Bonnén and two artists from the project 'Radiant Copenhagen' - joined forces to create six unique labels that tell the story of what Carlsberg City may look like in the future. The basic recipe for Vintage 3 was developed in Copenhagen; it was then further developed at Kronenbourg Innovation Centre in France and according to Carlsberg, it is the only currently available beer to be aged in French Côte d'Or oak barrels in JC Jacobsen's original cellar from 1847. [...more]

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Carlsberg Says Strike Halts Beer Output In Denmark

Carlsberg Says Strike Halts Beer Output In Denmark

Carlsberg , the world's fourth-biggest brewery, said around 600 of its brewery workers and drivers in Denmark went on strike on Friday over pay, halting its beer production in the country. The 3f union initiated the strike after the firm informed it there would be no local pay rises for blue collar workers this year following a weak Danish market in 2009, Carlsberg spokesman Jens Bakke said. "Shift workers are being informed as they arrive at work, and some of them have chosen to go home," said Bakke. "That means we are not producing (beer)." [...more]

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Carlsberg Danish Employees Strike over salary Freeze in 2010

Carlsberg Danish Employees Strike over salary Freeze in 2010

Some 600 Danish employees of Carlsberg A/S (CPH: CARL B) have stopped working today after the brewer informed them that there will be no salary increases in 2010, local media reported. [...more]

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Carlsberg to scrap brands from portfolio in Germany

Carlsberg to scrap brands from portfolio in Germany

Carlsberg , the world's fourth-biggest brewer, said it would scrap four brands in Germany and focus on the north of the country, where the market is less crowded. [...more]

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Happy Birthday: Carlsberg Elephant Beer is 50 years old this week

Happy Birthday: Carlsberg Elephant Beer is 50 years old this week

9 November 2009 marks the anniversary of the Carlsberg Elephant Beer. Fifty years after its creation, Carlsberg Elephant is a true Carlsberg classic and some might even call it a design icon. One winter morning November 1959 the first trucks loaded with Carlsberg Elephant Beer took off from Carlsberg Brewery in Copenhagen. No doubt this […] [...more]

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Carlsberg to end Liverpool sponsorship after 17 years – Definitely!

Carlsberg to end Liverpool sponsorship after 17 years – Definitely!

As previously mentioned in DrinksDaily back in the day we can now confirm that Carlsberg's 17 years as sponsor of Liverpool Football Club will come to an end in July 2010. [...more]

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Carlsberg Second Quarter results up: Asian & Russian market share up

Carlsberg Second Quarter results up: Asian & Russian market share up

Danish brewer Carlsberg reported a forecast-beating rise in operating profits for the second quarter today and said its Russian, east European and Asian businesses gained market share. [...more]

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Germany: Carlsberg completes sale of Braunschweig Brewery

Germany: Carlsberg completes sale of Braunschweig Brewery

Carlsberg Deutschland has announced the sale of the brewery in Braunschweig to Oettinger Brauerei GmbH effective as of 1 August 2009. Oettinger acquires the brewery with all production employees (approximately 150), all related assets as well as a number of discount and private label brands. [...more]

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Carlsberg Sells Arendal Brewery in Norway

Carlsberg Sells Arendal Brewery in Norway

Danish brewer Carlsberg said today that its Norwegian subsidiary Ringnes had finalised an agreement to sell a majority stake in its Arendal brewery. Carlsberg said in a statement it finalised the deal to sell the Arendal unit, one of three breweries run by Carlsberg in Norway, to local investors, effective July 1. [...more]

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