Monthly Archives: May 2011

SABMiller’s Sechaba Breweries Says Full-Year 2010 Profit Increases 10%

SABMiller Plc (SAB)’s Sechaba Breweries Ltd. (SCHB), Botswana’s biggest beermaker, said full-year profit rose 10 percent to 240 million pula compared with a year earlier.

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Is the Thirst for Craft Beers Changing?

The beer-making industry is generally characterized by steady and predictable growth, yet this year major brewers have had a tough time meeting expectations so far. The sector has been slow to recover in the wake of the financial crisis. In … Continue reading

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Molson aims to tap craft beer market

Molson Coors Canada has launched the Six Pints Specialty Beer Co., a new stand-alone segment targeted at the craft and specialty beer industry.

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Africa’s beer market still has plenty of room for growth

Brewers operating in the African market still have a lot of room for future growth as beer consumption on the continent is still far from saturation levels.

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Global animated ad tells the history of Pilsner Urquell

A new global campaign for Pilsner Urquell will launch today aiming at celebrating the history of the brand.

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Molson Coors increases regular quarterly dividend by 14%

Molson Coors Brewing Company announced that its Board of Directors has increased the quarterly dividend on its Class A and Class B common shares by 14%, or $0.04, to US$0.32 per share, payable June 15, 2011, to shareholders of record … Continue reading

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New Zealand. Lion’s will not open Canterbury brewery again after earthquake

Lion’s Canterbury brewery will not be opened again after the February 22 earthquake.

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UK. Tetley’s brewery in Leeds closes on June 17

Carlsberg closes its famous Tetley’s brewery in Leeds on June 17. Nearly 190 years of brewing history in Leeds will come to an end when the brewery stops brewing and production of Tetley’s beer will be transferred to Marston’s-owned Banks’s … Continue reading

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Consolidated Breweries may acquire Benue, Champion breweries

Consolidated Breweries (CB) Plc may be at the verge of acquiring Benue Breweries Limited and Champion Breweries Plc if the planned acquisition of the majority shares of both brewers gets the approval of its shareholders, as it fetes distributors.

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US. Small craft beer brewers on cusp of toasting potential victory

A bill designed to protect the state’s smallest craft brewers is poised for Gov. Pat Quinn’s approval, but not everyone is celebrating. The legal battle that led to legislative intervention has created problems for one popular brewery and has brewpubs … Continue reading

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