SABMiller expands in Nigeria to take on Heineken

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Brewer SABMiller is to spend over $100 million to build a new brewery in Africa’s second largest beer market Nigeria to take on the country’s brewing heavyweights Heineken and Diageo. (more…)

Brewer SABMiller sees steady growth for Africa

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Multinational brewer SABMiller (SAB.L) (SABJ.J) sees volume growth of 8 percent a year in Africa, its regional head said on Tuesday, as demand is expected to continue growing on the continent. (more…)

Players manoeuvre with Foster’s in their sights Adele Ferguson

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An agreement in principle between SABMiller and Coca-Cola Amatil to dissolve their local beer joint venture pending a takeover bid by SABMiller for Foster’s Group has turned speculation to the next chapter in the bust-up of the country’s biggest beer and wine group. (more…)

SABMiller: Tsogo Sun, Gold Reef Resorts Merger Unconditional

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SABMiller PLC (SAB.JO), the brewer which houses premium international beers such as Pilsner Urquell, Peroni Nastro Azzurro, Miller Genuine Draft, and Grolsch, said Friday all conditions precedent relating to the merger of Tsogo Sun, its South African hotels and gaming associate, with Gold Reef Resorts Ltd. have been fulfilled or waived and accordingly, the transaction has become unconditional. (more…)

Plze?sk? Prazdroj announces its sales results for 2010

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Dramatic increase in excise tax in January 2010 in combination with difficult economic conditions resulted in decline of the overall beer market. Plze?sk? Prazdroj was no exception to this trend* and its sales domestically and aboard declined by 6% in annual comparison. (more…)