Kirin Says No Decision on Its F&N Stake

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Kirin Holdings Co. said Tuesday that no decision has been made on its stake in property, soft drinks and publishing empire Fraser & Neave Ltd. (more…)

Heineken N.V. to nominate Henk Scheffers as Supervisory Board member

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Heineken N.V. announced today that it will propose to the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Shareholders on 25 April 2013 that Mr. Henk Scheffers be appointed a member of the Supervisory Board of Heineken N.V. If approved, Mr. Scheffers will join the Audit Committee. (more…)

USA. Oskar Blues Continues Growth, Outpaces Industry

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Colorado-based Oskar Blues Brewery, the first craft brewery in the country to brew and can craft beer in November 2002, continued its explosive growth posting a 52 percent increase in sales/depletions and 49 percent increase in revenue in 2012, outpacing industry growth by nearly 40 percent. (more…)

Asian tycoons near final battle in war for Singapore’s F&N

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Thailand’s third-richest man has raised his stake and takeover offer for Fraser and Neave Ltd to fend off a bid by a group led by Indonesian tycoon Stephen Riady as the battle for the Singapore property and drinks group draws towards a close. (more…)

DB Breweries embraces SAP technology

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New Zealand-based DB Breweries (DB) has deployed SAP’s web channel experience management (WCEM) software to set up a web shop. (more…)

Craft beer? Good things brewing in Montana

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Beer has had roots in this country for centuries. Virtually every Founding Father either made or enjoyed it. Today, thanks to the ingenuity of small and independent brewers, the United States has moved beyond offering only light American lager and now has more beer styles and brands to choose from than any other market in the world. (more…)

Canada. Restaurants Cut Steak Prices to Win Back Hockey Fans

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Boston Pizza Royalties Income Fund (BPF-U) and Sportscene Group Inc. (SPS/A) are among companies ramping up advertising and offering discounts to win back National Hockey League fans after a 17-week lockout that cost Canadian companies as much as C$800 million ($812 million). (more…)