Monthly Archives: September 2016

Budweiser India assigns PR mandate to GolinOpinion

The mandate is to build a strategic communication framework in India by establishing the brand’s core values that define it globally.

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India. Microbrewery Gateway looks to raise $3 mn

The two-year-old start-up will utilise the capital to start its bottling operations for distribution of their beer across the country. Gateway Brewing Co., Mumbai’s first microbrewery,is in advanced talks with investors to raise around $3 million in its Series A … Continue reading

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Thai craft beer comes of age

Phuket-based Full Moon Brewworks grabs an international prize It’s mission accomplished for Thai craft-beer pioneer Full Moon Brewworks, which after years of hard work snatched the gold medal at the recent World Beer Awards in London. Now it’s ready to … Continue reading

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India. United Breweries Holdings Q1 net rises 13-fold to 29.47 crore

Net profit of United Breweries (Holdings) Ltd rose over 13-fold to Rs 29.47 crore for the first quarter ended June 30, 2016.

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Anheuser-Busch to pay US SEC $6 million to settle India bribery charges

SEC investigation found that Anheuser-Busch InBev SA used third-party sales promoters to make improper payments to officials in India to boost sales and production.

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India. More liquor outlets will not be closed: UDF Government

Taking its first big step towards scrapping the UDF Government’s liquor policy, the LDF Government on Wednesday decided not to close down any more liquor outlets on October 2.

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Thai Beverage bids for a stake in Vietnam’s largest brewers

Estimated total deal value is $2.9B. With Vietnam’s government proposing to sell off Saigon Beer, Alcohol, Beverage Corporation (Sabeco) and Hanoi Alcohol Beer & Beverages Corp (Habeco) for an estimated total of US$2.2b (S$2.9b), various media outlets have revealed that … Continue reading

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Vietnam’s health ministry wants to ban late-night sales of alcohol

Health officials fret as the country is one of the biggest consumers of beer and liquor. The Ministry of Health is considering a ban on sales of liquor and beer after either 10:00 p.m. or midnight as officials aim to … Continue reading

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77 percent of Vietnamese men are drinkers: WHO survey

Vietnam has been considered one of the world’s top consumers of alcoholic beverages with 77 percent of its men drinking beer and other kinds of alcohol, according to a recent survey.

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Vietnam’s top brewer Sabeco cleared for share listing by Dec

Vietnam has given the green light for the country’s biggest brewer, Sabeco, to list shares in Ho Chi Minh by December as part of a long-awaited privatisation set to offer investors a slug of Asia’s third-biggest beer market after China … Continue reading

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