Having a Beer With a Smartphone

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Drinking beer used to be simple. But the exploding popularity of craft beer over the past several years has changed that, giving beer drinkers a new world of possibilities — and a range of hard decisions. (more…)

SAB Posts Strong Growth in Revenue and Profit in Six Months to End September 2012

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– SAB Beverages revenue grows 10% to R20.7-billion
– EBITA grows 11% to R3.5-billion
– Interim dividend of R46-million for Zenzele, SAB’s empowerment programme
– Lager volumes grow 1% to 12.44-million hl
– Market share gains were made in the highly competitive beer business
– Soft drinks volumes grow 8% to 7.8-million hl (more…)

UK. C&C Group to acquire Gleeson group for EUR12.4M

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C&C Group PLC , a manufacturer of branded cider and beer, Thursday announced that it has conditionally agreed to acquire the Gleeson Group, a supplier and distributor of beverages in Ireland, for 12.4 million euros in cash. (more…)

SABMiller bucks a declining UK beer market

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SABMiller announces that its UK subsidiary, Miller Brands UK, has delivered another strong period of lager volume growth during its first half year ending 30 September 2012. (more…)