Monthly Archives: February 2016

China. Chongqing Brewery announced the closure of the brewery in Liupanshui

Chongqing Brewery announced the closure of the only brewery in Liupanshui city. The reason of production suspension is the decrease of the brewery’s profitability and policy of reducing the number of redundant businesses.

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India. UBL starts beer supply from acquired Rajasthan brewery

Liquor baron Vijay Mallya-led United Breweries (UBL) has commenced supply of beer from a brewery in Rajasthan it acquired in 2014.

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Halal “Bavaria” in Malaysia

Correct us in the comments if we’re wrong, but in the Quran, the warning is to not drink ‘khamr’. Khamr means any kind of drink or drug that causes intoxication, so that leaves out small amounts of alcohol found in … Continue reading

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Indonesia. Dozens of illegal bars razed to the ground in Jakarta

One of Indonesia’s oldest red-light districts was demolished on Monday in an operation overseen by hundreds of police and troops, as authorities press on with a plan to close all brothel areas in the Muslim-majority country.

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China. AB InBev financial results of 2015 and expectations for 2016

According to Anheuser-Busch InBev Full Year 2015 Results report, company’s revenue grew by 6.3% in FY15, with revenue per hl growth of 7%.

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Playboy Lifestyle launches Beer Garden in India

Hugh Hefner’s Playboy Enterprise, which also publishes the popular men’s adult magazine, today launched its first Playboy Beer Garden in Pune, with a total investment of Rs 5 crore. PB Lifestyle, which is sole master and exclusive license holder of … Continue reading

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India. Vijay Mallya resigns as United Spirits chairman; to pocket Rs 515 cr from Diageo

In a sweetheart deal, flamboyant businessman Vijay Mallya today quit as Chairman of United Spirits after its new majority owner Diageo agreed to pay Rs 515 crore and absolve him of all liabilities over alleged financial lapses at the company … Continue reading

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Fitch affirms Distilleries Company of Sri Lanka at AAA

Fitch Ratings has affirmed Distilleries Company of Sri Lanka PLC’s (DIST) National Long-Term Rating at ‘AAA(lka)’. The Outlook is Stable.

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India. Wine, Beer Take Fizz out of IMFL Brands

A new study has found that ‘absolute alcohol’ intake via Indian Made Foreign Liquor (IMFL) brands and beer and wine combined in the state has fallen by 9.64 per cent in the first six months of 2015 compared to the … Continue reading

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Myanmar. Dagon Brewery launching a line of beer in cans

Myanmar is a home for about 55 million people, including many beer lovers. Due to this, Dagon, as the second largest brewery of the country, is developing rapidly and the demand for its products is growing rapidly. In particular for … Continue reading

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