Monthly Archives: November 2012

SABMiller Joins Bond Rush in Europe as Credit Markets Rally

SABMiller Plc (SAB) raised 1 billion euros ($1.3 billion) from its first sale of bonds in the currency in three years as companies from G4S Plc (GFS) to TeliaSonera (TLSN) AB tapped into Europe’s credit-market rally.

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UK: Marston’s bottled ale volumes up, but profits flat in FY

FY operating profits flat at GBP16.4m (US$26.3m) Net sales up by 6.8% to GBP113.7m Ale volumes up 2% year-on-year Bottled ale volumes up 18%

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US: Goose Island brewer quitting to form new craft beer firm – report

Goose Island’s core staff are continuing their exodus with the company set to loose one of its key brewers, according to reports.

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Would some of the best selling beers be as global a success if they were advertised less?

There is no doubt that advertising is one of the most important tools that a company can use in order to push sales and to make a name for itself, but I want to look at how advertising has affected … Continue reading

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Information on all aspects of process hygiene at drinktec 2013

Hygienic design makes process technology safer and more efficient

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Carlsberg Group became 100% owner of Baltika Breweries

On November 28 the procedure of compulsory redemption of shares of Baltika Breweries has been completed after which the Carlsberg Group owns 100% of Baltika Breweries.

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SABMiller says a minimum price for alcohol will hit low-income, responsible drinkers

The introduction of a minimum price for alcohol will unfairly hit responsible drinkers in low-income families, while doing nothing to change the drinking habits of problem drinkers, SABMiller plc, one of the world’s leading brewers, said today (Wednesday 28 November … Continue reading

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Criticism of S.Korean beer

South Korean beer makers are furious over an Economist magazine article saying their beers are inferior in taste to those of North Korea.

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UK. Minimum price plan to cut drinking

Ministers have unveiled plans for minimum alcohol prices in England and Wales, which could spell the end for cheap high-strength beer and cider as well as a ban on multi-buy offers in supermarkets and off-licences.

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Tsingtao scales up beer operations in China’s bustling Henan province

In this guest article, Jacob de Lichtenberg, head of Aktiefokus China, gives BeverageDaily.com readers the lowdown on Tsingtao Brewery’s plans to build a brewery in Henan province, where beer production is booming.

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