Fresh beer wars as brewers expand

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Global brewing giants are increasingly setting their eye on East Africa as the prime direction for new investment as returns in Western markets decline, analysts said. (more…)

MillerCoors subsidiary acquires cider maker

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Tenth and Blake Beer Company, the craft and import division of MillerCoors, has purchased Minneapolis-based hard cider producer Crispin Cider Company to meet the increasing demand for the fermented apple drink. (more…)

Dashen Brewery to open second facility

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Ethiopia-based Dashen Brewery plans to open its second brewery in the central part of Ethiopia around Debre Birhan town, North Shoa Zone of Amhara Region. (more…)

World beer market 2011 growth picks up to 2.7 percent: report

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Growth in the world beer market picked up to reach 2.7 percent in 2011 as growth continued to strengthen driven by emerging markets, and is predicted to grow at 2.5 percent this year, industry research group Plato Logic said on Wednesday. (more…)