SABMiller in $39.5m Indian tax fight

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SABMiller has become the latest London-listed company to clash with Indian regulators after New Delhi demanded payment of $39.5m in tax on the brewery group’s 2006 acquisition of Indian assets from Foster’s, the Australian brewer. (more…)

SABMiller announces further investment in its Southern Sudan operations

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SABMiller plc [SAB:LSE/SAB:JNB] subsidiary company Southern Sudan Beverages Ltd (SSBL) announces that it is investing an additional US$15 million in its operations in South Sudan to increase production capacity and build on the strong performance of its local brand portfolio. (more…)

Malteurop nominates new CEO

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Malteurop Groupe, a subsidiary of Sicla?, has announced the nomination of Daniel Faguer as Chief Executive Officer, as of 4th April 2011. He will report to Alain Le Floch, Managing Director of Champagne C?r?ales Group, and Director of Sicla?. (more…)

Cheers to the Asian beer market

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It was probably a change of mind when Carlsberg dropped its “Probably the best beer in the world” slogan for “‘That calls for a Carlsberg”. (more…)

The beer packaging debate

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Even Jason Spaulding, co-owner of Brewery Vivant in Grand Rapids, needed to be convinced craft beer in a can could work. (more…)

China. NDRC Hauls in Beer Makers over Price Hikes

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The National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), China’s top economic planner, has hauled in representatives from China’s four largest beer makers for talks over their price hikes, as it looks to tackle public concerns over soaring inflation. (more…)