Russian market hammers Carlsberg

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The Russian market continued to hammer Carlsberg as the brewer reported a 20 per cent slump in organic operating profits to DKr3.3bn ($604m) in the third quarter. (more…)

US. Hop Farmers Reviving Heady Days of Brewing

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Near the farm that grows the pumpkins for his pumpkin ale and the ranch that raises wagyu beef for the brewpub he owns, David Katleski parked his S.U.V. in the middle of an empty field. “What we’re going to recreate is old hop barns,” he said, surveying a grid of wooden stakes. “Stone hop barns.” (more…)

PET is Safe. Proved

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On October, 28, at «The Strategy of Brewing Industry Development in Modern Conditions» international conference in Moscow Sun InBev company presented the first results of research proving that the use of PET bottles in brewing production is safe for consumers. (more…)

US. Miller Genuine Draft goes for packaging makeover

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MillerCoors, a joint venture of SABMiller and Molson Coors Brewing Company, will unveil a new primary and secondary packaging for Miller Genuine Draft, which will appear at retail in the weeks to come. (more…)

New Belgian craft beer lands in UK market

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SABMiller subsidiary Miller Brands has signed a distribution deal with Van Steenberge Brewery and Sint Stefanus Monastery of Belgium, to launch a new craft beer, St Stefanus Belgian abbey beer, in the UK. (more…)

SABMiller and InBev: The dance of the elephants

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Rumours have been circulating for over a year now that Anheuser-Busch InBev (ABI), the world’s largest brewer would like to acquire SABMiller, the second largest global brewer. If such a deal were ever to be consummated, it would create one of the world’s largest consumer companies, ranking in size with Procter & Gamble and Unilever. However, we believe that such a deal is far off in the distance, if at all, for a variety of reasons which will be explained in greater detail in this note. (more…)