Monthly Archives: April 2012

Sweetening, Color, Flavor – New Ways to New Beverage Concepts at drinktec

Sweetening, color, flavor – molding these three essentials into the ideal triple harmony is one of the key challenges facing the food and beverage industry.

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Korea’s beer market getting greater diversity

Choi Yun-lee, a 26-year-old office worker, likes drinking beer. When she does drink, usually two to three times a week, she makes it a point to try something different.

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APB Commences Legal Proceedings Regarding Proposed Sale of Heineken-APB (China)

• Contesting summons served by DFH and initiates arbitration proceedings against NAC for various breaches of Joint Venture agreement • China business remains on track with international premium strategy driving organic growth

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Asahi closing in on 1 billion pounds StarBev deal – sources

Japanese brewer Asahi is finalising the purchase of eastern European brewer StarBev from private equity owner CVC Capital Partners CVC.UL in a deal likely to be worth around $3 billion (1 billion pounds), people familiar with the matter said.

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Pouring New Life Into Light Beer, a $50 Billion Market

At a beer industry summit last month, Ed McBrien, distribution chief for MillerCoors, compared himself to a typewriter salesman in an iPad age.

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