Heineken announces global partnership with Facebook

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Heineken and Facebook today announced a global partnership, which will see the two companies collaborate on digital campaigns for Heineken’s brands around the world. The new partnership further strengthens Heineken’s leadership position in the digital space. (more…)

Anheuser-Busch InBev Workers in Belgium to Strike, Belga Reports

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Anheuser-Busch InBev NV (ABI) workers at production and distribution sites in Belgium will strike this morning to protest the failure of negotiations for a new labor agreement for the coming two years, Belga newswire reported, citing a union official. (more…)

Carlsberg acquires Hue Brewery Company

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The central province of Thua Thien Hue has sold its 50% stake in the Hue Brewery Company to Danish brewer Carlsberg Group, another partner in the joint venture, for VND1.8tn ($93m). (more…)

Price hikes spell AB InBev Q3 hit, Carlsberg miss

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Anheuser-Busch InBev (ABI.BR) and Carlsberg (CARLb.CO) showed sharply contrasting fortunes in the third quarter, the former persuading U.S. and Brazilian beer drinkers to swallow higher prices while the latter suffers a tax-rise hangover in Russia. (more…)