Plze?sk? Prazdroj appointed new Marketing Director

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Grant McKenzie (37) was appointed Marketing Director at Plzensky Prazdroj in March 2012. He comes to replace Tom Verhaegen following Tom’s promotion to the position of Managing Director at Royal Grolsch – a major brewery in the Netherlands. (more…)

drinktec brews its own beer

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The drinktec team has been having a go at brewing. The result is an ingenious combination of malt and hop varieties rounded off with a note of orange in a “bockbier” christened “Orange Spirit by drinktec Biermanufaktur”. (more…)

US. Brewers tap creativity to boost sales

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Those are three new brews Anheuser- Busch is readying to roll out this spring, the latest salvos in a bid by the brewing giant and other big brewers to prop up sagging beer sales with new products that are, well, not quite beer. (more…)

Heineken N.V. successfully issues EUR 1.35 billion of Notes

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Heineken N.V. today announced that it has successfully placed EUR 1.35 billion of Notes, consisting of 7-year Notes for a principal amount of EUR 850 million with a coupon of 2.5% and 12-year Notes for a principal amount of EUR 500 million with a coupon of 3.5%. (more…)

Termination of Corona Extra licence in Australia

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SABMiller’s Australian subsidiary, Foster’s Group Ltd (“Foster’s”), has been informed by Grupo Modelo S.A.B de C.V. that it intends to exercise a change of control provision terminating Foster’s licence to import and distribute Corona Extra in Australia with immediate effect. (more…)