Euromonitor: Carlsberg Needs to Find Growth Opportunities if it is to Retain its Global Position

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Carlsberg is currently the world’s fourth largest brewer, commanding nearly a 6% global beer volume share in 2011. However, as the company has faced falling demand in its main European markets in the past couple of years, it has been losing share, with fifth-ranked China Resources already threatening the Danish brewer’s position in the global rankings. (more…)

Ireland. New study shows 17% decline in alcohol consumption over last decade

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A new study has showed a major decline in average Irish alcohol consumption over the last ten years. The study by economist Anthony Foley of Dublin City University Business School on behalf of the Alcohol Beverage Federation of Ireland* shows that average consumption has declined 17% between 2001 and 2011. (more…)

MillerCoors gets a thirst for US Crispin cider

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MillerCoors, the second-largest brewer in the United States, has bought the nation’s No.3 cider maker Crispin to tap into the drink’s rapid growth across America in the second U.S. cider deal in as many months. (more…)

Tom Verhaegen new general manager Royal Grolsch

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Starting April 1st, 2012, Tom Verhaegen will be the new general manager of Royal Grolsch N.V. He succeeds the current general manager, Rob Snel, who has held this position since May of 2008 and will stand down, because he has reached a pensionable age. (more…)