Monthly Archives: March 2011

SAB stems market share losses

South African Breweries (SAB), the South African division of the brewing giant SABMiller (SAB), said on Thursday it had managed to stem the loss of market share to “formidable” competitor Brandhouse Beverages, the owner of premium beers Amstel Lager, Windhoek … Continue reading

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Heineken announces three new projects focused on prevention and treatment of HIV/AIDS in Africa

At the Heineken HIV/AIDS symposium held in Amsterdam today, Jean-Fran?ois van Boxmeer, Chairman of the Executive Board/CEO Heineken N.V., announced that the Heineken Africa Foundation (HAF) has initiated three new projects focused on HIV/AIDS in communities where the company operates.

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Foster’s announces dispatch of demerger documents complete

Foster’s Group Limited (Foster’s) has now completed the dispatch to shareholders of the Demerger Booklet relating to the Demerger of Treasury Wine Estates Limited, the company announced on Wednesday.

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Martin ?ourek advances from Pilsner Urquell to SABMiller Europe

Martin ?ourek, 34, current manager of the Legal Department at Pilsner Urquell and a member of the board at SABMiller Brands Europe, will become the lead lawyer for Pilsner Urquell’s owner, SABMiller Europe.

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Wisconsin brewer to buy Memphis bottling facility

A Wisconsin brewing company said Wednesday it plans to buy a tornado-stricken bottling plant in Memphis, a $41 million venture that will employ 500 people.

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India. UBL undisputed leader in beer market

Thriving on competition, India’s largest beer company, United Breweries (UBL), has not only withstood the challenge of several iconic international beers entering the country in the past five years, it has also upped its market share and widened the gap … Continue reading

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Plans to restart old Coors brewery could bring 500 jobs to Memphis

Memphis Mayor A C Wharton confirmed Wednesday that a Wisconsin-based brewer will buy the old Coors plant and spend millions to restart it.

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China’s Tsingtao Brewery 2010 net profit up 21.6%

Tsingtao Brewery Co. Ltd., one of China’s leading beer makers, Thursday announced its 2010 net profit hit 1.52 billion yuan (231.8 million U.S. dollars), up 21.6 percent year on year.

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Court: Anheuser-Busch InBev can continue Bud fight

The European Union’s highest court has referred back to a lower court Anheuser-Busch InBev’s fight over the “Bud” trademark with Czech brewer Budejovicky Budvar.

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Coors Light To Pass Budweiser As Second On Biggest Beer List?

First it was Diet Coke pushing Pepsi out of the way to take over second place on the bestselling soda list, now it looks like beer behemoth Budweiser might lose its coveted number-two slot to Coors Light.

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