Heineken updates on developments post Cuauht?moc Moctezuma acquisition

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Heineken, a global brewing company based in Netherlands, said that there have been certain developments in Mexico post acquisition of Cuauht?moc Moctezuma (CM). The new developments include the brewing of Heineken’s brand in one of CM’s breweries located in Orizaba, Veracruz in Mexico, and launch of new bottle and can designs for its beers. (more…)

drinktec joins the social web: facebook, twitter & Co.

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drinktec is now also getting involved in social networking. Already, two-and-a-half years before the start of the fair, you can start chatting and exchanging information on facebook and twitter. And on YouTube, you can look at pictures and hear comments about drinktec 2009. (more…)

BCME releases 2010 beverage can market statistics

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In 2010, the European beverage can market hit 54.1bn cans, up 5.2% from 2009. The latest statistics from BCME (Beverage Can Makers Europe) show that despite tough economic conditions last year, there was strong growth in the beverage can market in Europe. (more…)

Another Milestone for Heineken in Mexico

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Heineken today announced that it reached another important milestone in Mexico, less than a year after the acquisition of Cuauht?moc Moctezuma (CM) as part of the FEMSA beer operations transaction. The new developments include the brewing of the Heineken® brand in one of CM’s most modern, high-tech breweries located in Orizaba, Veracruz, as well as the introduction of new, innovative bottle and can designs for the premium Heineken brand. (more…)

Corona Brewer Drinks to Family Business

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In a fast-consolidating global beer industry, Grupo Modelo SAB Chief Executive Carlos Fern?ndez is trying to keep his company in the family. (more…)

Kingway says shareholder sells stake at premium

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Kingway Brewery Holdings Ltd (0124.HK) said shareholder Heineken-APB (China) Pte Ltd had agreed to sell its entire stake in the Chinese brewer at a price representing a 62.8 percent premium to its last close. (more…)