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…)

US. Boston Beer Company Brewing A Better Return On Investment

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Everyone at some point in their life has a turning point on how they perceive politics, business, the economy, and beer. When you are young and funds are tight, cheap beer is generally the pick-me up of choice with a huge return on investment – drop a few dollars on a Millers or a Budweiser and within a few hours you end up feeling like a million dollars (the next day maybe not so much). (more…)

UK. Pubs firm reports lower profits

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The UK’s biggest pub landlord was hit by a plunge in beer volumes during the Olympics as punters stayed at home to enjoy the London 2012 Games. (more…)