Japan. Asahi has its eyes on Grolsch, Peroni

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Top Japanese brewer Asahi Group Holdings is taking a gamble amid a new wave of global consolidation.

Asahi’s headquarters in Tokyo is shown in this photo taken in November 2015. (more…)

Carlsberg Vietnam Breweries Signs U.S. Distribution Agreement with C2 Imports

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C2 Imports, with headquarters in Denver, CO, announces its new U.S.A. distribution agreement with Carlsberg Vietnam Breweries Limited, a World Beer Championship medalist whose award-winning Huda Beer is brewed in Hue, Vietnam. The brewery is 100 percent owned by multi-national Carlsberg Group, with roots dating to 1847 in Denmark. (more…)

Craft beer brewers bet big on India market

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The cult around microbreweries and craft beer is growing. Once you have had this, you will never have that yellow fizzy industrial stuff they call beer, says craft beer evangelist and entrepreneur Greg Koch as he extolls the virtues of crafted beer. The craft beer brewing fraternity from Mumbai and Pune swore to fight for independence from boring ‘industrial beer’ and introduce people to the flavours of real beer made by real people. (more…)

Vietnam Primed to Share More Beers With Neighbors in Southeast Asia

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Output set to rise up to 25% as thirst for Vietnam’s beer tipped to rise at home and abroad.

Vietnam, already one of Asia’s largest beer consumers, is seeking to boost its beer output over the next several years to meet an expected rise in demand at home and abroad. (more…)