SUBSCRIBE

Breaking News on Beverage Technology & Markets

Big Brands > AB InBev

AB InBev: new low-alcohol beer launches

Low ABV beer category can be boosted by highlighting consumer choice

An increasing number of drinkers are keen to moderate their alcohol consumption, and educating consumers about the different styles and strengths of beer now available to them will be a...

Anheuser-Busch adds Hiball and Alta Palla to non-alcoholic portfolio

Anheuser-Busch has acquired organic energy drinks manufacturer Hiball in a deal that will be completed by the end Q3 2017.

Budweiser celebrates its 12 US breweries with state names on packaging

Budweiser has launched a series of limited edition packaging across each of the states where it has a brewery, with cans and bottles in these markets now featuring the state...

Challenging the definition of beer? The growth of NABLAB

The non-alcoholic beer and low-alcohol beer sector (NABLAB) is growing against a background of stagnant beer volumes. Can innovation in this sector disrupt the entire beer industry and challenge the...

Anheuser-Busch: $2bn investment in American brewing

Anheuser-Busch has announced a major capital expenditure program in the US, saying it is one of the largest in the country’s brewing history. 

AB InBev's core beer brands boost revenues

AB InBev’s three core global brands, Budweiser, Stella Artois, and Corona, collectively grew by more than 12% for Q1 2017, mainly driven by revenues outside of the US.

Anheuser-Busch acquires Wicked Weed Brewing

Marking its 10th craft brewery acquisition, Anheuser-Busch has added Wicked Weed Brewing of Asheville, North Carolina, to The High End portfolio.

News In Brief

Anheuser-Busch to launch ‘Latin-American inspired’ craft beer brand

Anheuser-Busch InBev will be expanding its high-end craft beer portfolio with the launch of Veza Sur Brewing Co. in Miami, Florida, early this summer.

AB InBev: ‘We have the opportunity to play a leading role in the battle against climate change’

AB InBev announces 100% renewable electricity future

AB InBev will secure all of its purchased electricity from renewable sources by 2025, reducing the company’s operational carbon footprint by 30%.

The world’s most valuable beer & spirits brands

Johnnie Walker is the world’s most valuable whisk(e)y brand, while Bud Light tops the charts in beer. But 2017 is the year of Baijiu brands, says Brand Finance, with the...

The top 50 breweries and craft breweries in the US

The Brewers Association, the US trade group for craft brewers, has released its list of the top 50 craft brewers, along with a list of the overall top 50 brewing...

AB InBev to bring beer to Mars

AB InBev has announced ambitious plans to bring a “microgravity” beer to Mars, a mission that will likely take decades to accomplish.

Comment

Alcohol nutrition & ingredients labelling: Can the industry rise to the challenge?

Should your bottle of wine tell you how many calories you are consuming? Should your beer list its ingredients? Given consumers’ increased scrutiny over what they eat – and drink...

European Commission report on consumer information on alcoholic beverages

Drinks industry invited to create self-regulatory proposal for nutrition & ingredients labelling on alcohol in Europe

The European Commission is inviting the alcoholic beverage industry to develop a self-regulatory proposal that provides information on ingredients and nutrition on all alcoholic beverages. 

AB InBev FY16

AB InBev and SABMiller integration ‘well under way’

Anheuser-Busch InBev has released its FY16 results: highlighting a challenging environment in Brazil; growth of its global beer brands; and progress on the integration of SABMiller.  

Trump supporters call for Budweiser boycott after immigration-themed Super Bowl ad

Trump supporters are calling for a boycott of Budweiser following the beer giant’s Super Bowl ad - which depicts Anheuser-Busch co-founder Adolphus Busch’s arrival in America from Germany - interpreting...

AB InBev: Voluntary severance program for managers in South Africa

AB InBev has confirmed it is running a voluntary severance offer program in South Africa, but emphasizes that no employee will be forcibly retrenched following the merger of AB InBev...

Stella Artois announces commitment to Matt Damon clean water campaign

Stella Artois has announced its commitment to a Water.org campaign, which will help provide 3.5 million people with long-term, sustainable access to clean water by 2020.

AB InBev and Keurig announce R&D joint venture for in-home alcohol drink system

Anheuser-Busch InBev and Keurig Green Mountain are partnering to create an in-home alcohol drink system, covering a range of alcoholic beverages. 

The year that was: Headlines of 2016

From mergers and acquisitions to innovations in packaging and flavors, we take a look back over some of the headlines of 2016. 

6 beverage innovation highlights of 2016

It’s easy to be cynical about the term ‘innovation’ – a buzzword used by marketers in the hope of attracting attention in a crowded marketplace. But here we take a...

AB InBev sells its interests in Distell Group to PIC in South Africa

Anheuser-Busch InBev has agreed to sell its entire indirect shareholding in Distell Group Limited to South Africa’s Public Investment Corporation Ltd, a state-owned pension fund. 

AB InBev sells SABMiller’s central and eastern European business to Asahi

Anheuser-Busch InBev has agreed to sell the former SABMiller businesses in Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary and Romania to Asahi for €7.3bn ($7.75bn).

Anheuser-Busch acquires craft brewer Karbach Brewing Co.

Anheuser-Busch is to acquire Karbach Brewing Co, a Texas craft brewer it identifies as one of the country’s fastest-growing craft brands. 

AB InBev notes craft beer slowdown

AB InBev has noted a slowdown in the US craft sector in its Q3 results, although CEO Carlos Brito says it’s ‘too early to call’ on what this means for...

Key Industry Events