APB Appoints New General Manager for Shanghai Asia Pacific Brewery Co. Ltd Asia Pacific Breweries Ltd (APB) is pleased to announce that Mr Samson Wong will assume the position of General Manager, Shanghai Asia Pacific Brewery Co. Ltd (SAPB) from 16 November 2009. As the General Manager of SAPB, Mr Wong will be responsible for […] [...more]
Fomento Economico Mexicano SAB, Latin America's largest beverage company, said it's in discussions "with several parties" regarding its beer business. [...more]
BRUSSELS, Aug 26 (Reuters) - Heineken NV , the world's third-largest brewer, reported a better than expected rise in first-half operating profit on Wednesday, driven by price hikes and cost savings despite lower volumes. [...more]
Asia Pacific Breweries Ltd has announced that Asia Pacific Breweries (Singapore) Pte Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary, has voluntarily dissolved Tiger Cananda Inc. [...more]
Heineken NV has announced plans to merge its local Kralovsky Pivovar Krusovice brewery with the beverage group Drinks Union (DU). Local reports say the merger is expected to be completed in the first half of the next year at the latest, citing Jiri Danek, head of Heineken's Czech business. [...more]
Brau-Holding-International the German joint venture between Heineken and the Schörghuber Group have sold their 45 percent stake in Karlsberg International Brand the Brewer that produces and sells the beer-mix drinks Mixery and Desperados in Germany. [...more]
Heineken , the world's third-largest brewer, is in talks to build a barley-malting plant at its new brewery in South Africa and a deal is expected soon, a company official was quoted as saying this week. [...more]
Heineken NV (HEIN.AS), the world's third-largest brewer, said today that it would close two breweries in the Czech Republic.
Heineken, whose Czech division bought the Krusovice and Drinks Union breweries last year, said that the Kutna Hora and Znojmo breweries would be closing.
The Rwandan Government have announced that they are to sell their 30% shareholding in the Bralirwa Brewery.
Finance minister James Musoni told reporters that the government plans to get rid of its stake in the country’s sole brewer Bralirwa, telecom giant MTN Rwanda and insurance company SONARWA during the next financial year. [...more]
Heineken N.V. today announced that Stefan Orlowski, currently Group Commerce Director, Heineken N.V. has been appointed Managing Director, Scottish and Newcastle UK, effective 1 July 2009. [...more]
Ireland's oldest brewery, a landmark in Cork since at least 1650 and home to Beamish and Crawford since 1792, has ceased operation this week.
There is a Video of a Guided tour of the Cork Brewery in our DrinksDaily archives. You can view the Video of the Beamish & Crawford Brewery here: http://drinksdaily.com/2009/04/beamish-crawford-brewery-tour/
Beer giant Heineken and Vijay Mallya’s United Breweries (UB) have settled their differences over the former’s role in the
Indian company, more than a year after Heineken bought Scottish and Newcastle’s (S&N) stake and gained an entry into UB.
Under the terms of the deal, UB, India’s largest beer company with a 50% market share, will bottle and distribute Heineken brands in the country. It will be paid a one-time fee of Rs 300 crore. ET first reported on this possibility in December last year.