Heineken NV may bid for Brazil No. 2 brewer

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Heineken NV (HEIN.AS), the world’s third-largest brewer by volume, is considering making an offer for Brazilian brewer Primo Schincariol Industria de Cervejas e Refrigerantes SA, Bloomberg reported, citing two people familiar with the matter. (more…)

Beer PET bottles to reach 7.7 billion by 2015: Study

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Global PET beer bottle consumption is forecast to grow at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 5.3 per cent to reach 7.7 billion bottles by 2015, according to a new study by market research group Pira International. (more…)

Gambia. Banjul Breweries launches new Castel beer

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Banjul Breweries Limited, the elite beverage company in The Gambia on Thursday evening introduced a new product called the ‘Castel Beer’ in the beverage market industry at the Scene Bar and Restaurant situated along Lemon Creek, Bijilo. (more…)

FITCH affirms Foster’s at ‘BBB’; outlook stable

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May 05 (Fitch) Fitch Ratings has today affirmed Foster’s Group Limited’s (Foster’s) Long-Term Issuer Default Rating (IDR) at ‘BBB’ and Short-Term IDR at ‘F2’. The Outlook is Stable. (more…)