ThaiBev reports decrease in beer sales volume by 6.1% in first quarter 2011

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Thai Public Beverage Co (ThaiBev) reported the domestic beer market in the first quarter of 2011 was flat as certain customers shifted to consume brown spirits products. Consequently, the overall beer consumption was affected as brown spirits ate in the beer’s market share and created more or less impact to different brands. (more…)

Japan. Beer shipments rise 4% in April

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Although the overall market has been shrinking, beer shipments in Japan turned higher in April following a sharp fall (-19.9%) in March. (more…)

Romania. Ursus Breweries’ volumes drop 8%

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In the financial year ended at March 31st, 2011 Ursus Breweries’ volumes declined by 8% in an economy which is slow to recover. Consumer confidence continues to be seriously impacted by government austerity measures and a decline in real wages. (more…)

Royal Unibrew sells Solomon Breweries to APB

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Royal Unibrew A/S has today received and accepted a conditional offer made to all shareholders of Solomon Breweries Ltd. by Asia Pacific Breweries Limited, Singapore. (more…)