Monthly Archives: May 2016

In 2015 Tsingtao profit fell in all regions of China, only export grew

The revenue of Chinese Tsingtao Brewery Co., Ltd in 2015 amounted to 27.63 billion yuan which is 4.87% less versus the previous period. And the net profit decreased by 20.18% to 1.612 billion yuan.

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Since 2017 Russia will ban beer in 1.5 liters plastic bottles

The Russian government has prepared amendments to the legislation providing for a ban on the production and sale of alcohol in plastic bottles larger than 1.5 liters, reported on the website of the Cabinet. It is expected that this will … Continue reading

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India. Vijay Mallya may step down as United Breweries chairman

Vijay Mallya is likely to step down as chairman of United Breweries, being automatically disqualified in line with the market regulator’s notification barring wilful defaulters from holding board positions in listed companies. Controlling stakeholder Heiniken and the board of directors … Continue reading

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India. Villagers demand closure of liquor shops, submit petitions

Villagers of Melasirubodhu and Kattoorani, including large number of women, thronged the Collectorate here on Monday, demanding closure of TASMAC shops, posing problems to the local people and disturbing social harmony.

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China. New 500 ml volume Snow Beer instead of 580 ml

On 27 May, it became known that the usual «big green stick» bottle of Snow Beer of 580 ml was substituted by a new pack of 500 ml. A row of supermarkets practically do not propose beer in the old … Continue reading

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Instead of local Sabeco beer, will Vietnamese choose beer from Thailand?

Vietnamese, from economists to housewives, now are talking about the presence of Thai manufacturers in nearly all business fields. Thai products have been flooding the Vietnamese market, from footwear to toothpaste, from electric household-use appliances to cosmetics.

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India. Tasmac shop faces residents’ ire

Over 500 residents of Pushpa Nagar in Nungambakkam staged a protest in front of a Tamil Nadu State Marketing Corporation (Tasmac) shop in their locality demanding its closure as it was located in a residential area. Even school boys were … Continue reading

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LT Group unit to brew Heineken in Philippines

Asia Brewery, a subsidiary of Philippine conglomerate LT Group, on Friday struck a deal with Heineken International that will allow it to brew the popular Dutch beer brand.

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VBL’s Leo Evers bets on Vietnam’s beer culture and growing economy

Vietnam’s guzzling more beer than ever as the economy accelerates and the population gets younger. Vietnam Brewery Limited (VBL) wants to ensure the pint glasses don’t stay empty.

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India. Residents out against Bevco outlet

Tension prevailed at Irayancode, near Vithura, on Sunday when nearly 200 residents mounted a strong protest against the opening of a retail liquor outlet of the Kerala State Beverages Corporation (Bevco) there.

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