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Heineken has big hopes for its Polish operations

Poland is set to become the prime international market for Heineken as Grupa Zywiec reports booming sales and profits for the first half of the year. A strategy focusing on...

Heineken acquires CEBCO

Heineken has today confirmed that it has acquired 100 per cent of the Russian group Central European Brewing Company (CEBCO), giving it a controlling stakes in two of Russia's leading...

Heineken to be made in Australia

Competition in the Australian beer market has been stepped up with the announcement that wine and beer group Lion Nathan will make and sell and Heineken Lager in Australia through...

New Russian plant for Heineken?

Heineken, keen to increase its presence in the all-important Russian market, is said to be considering a huge investment to develop facilities in the Sverdlovsk region.

Currency hinders Heineken's search for growth

Heineken reported strong sales growth last year, driven by acquisitions, but impaired profitability as currency movements took their toll.

Heineken launches home keg system

Heineken has joined forces with Groupe SEB to produce a draught beer system that can be used in consumer homes. The Beer Tender consists of an appliance and keg whcih...

Heineken continues Asian investment

The Dutch beverage giant, Heineken, has doubled the production capacity in the Asia-Pacific region by expanding its Nonthaburi plant. The upgrading has made the brewery the largest in the region....

Rexam buys Heineken's Dutch glassworks

Consumer packaging group, Rexam, has announced the acquisition of Heineken glass plant Glas Moerdijk in the Netherlands. The company has bought the plant for €43 million in a move that...

Heineken streamlines

In a bid to improve the efficiency of its production network, Heineken UK is planning to implement some state-of-the-art product management software. This includes the...

Heineken, Diageo buy Interbrew African stake

Belgian brewing giant Interbrew has sold its minority stake in Namibia Breweries to rival groups Heineken and Diageo, netting €31 million in the process. Interbrew...

Heineken takes control of SA distribution

Heineken, the Dutch brewer, has terminated its licensing agreement with South African Breweries for the Heineken brand in South Africa, the company announced yesterday. "It...

DBG to focus on Royal and Heineken

Denmark's second largest brewer, the Danish Brewery Group, last week announced a major restructuring plan which it claimed would result in improved profitability as early...

Heineken soft drink unit goes with the flow

Vrumona, the Netherlands-based soft drinks arm of Heineken, has specified Tyco Valves & Controls equipment for an extension to its main production facility. Vrumona's newly...

Heineken, Interbrew end Italian partnership

Europe's two largest brewers Heineken and Interbrew are to terminate their licensing and distribution agreements in Italy by mutual consent. Under the terms of the...

Heineken ends S American disputes

Dutch brewing group Heineken has made further moves to strengthen its position in the South American beer market as part of its ongoing programme of...

Heineken takes control of glass maker

Heineken, the Dutch brewer, has increased its stake in Heye Glas Nederland from 33 per cent to 100 per cent. Heye Glas Nederland makes the...

No fines for Carlsberg, Heineken

An investigation by the European Commission into alleged collusion between two of the continent's biggest brewers, Carlsberg and Heineken, has ended without any sanctions being...

Heineken spending spree continues

Asia, Latin America, the Middle East - Dutch brewer Heineken has been spreading its wings in recent weeks with a number of acquisitions and agreements...

Another American buy for Heineken

When Dutch brewer Heineken announced its half-year results in September, it also said that it was looking at a number of potential acquisitions in the...

Yet another acquisition for Heineken

When Dutch brewer Heineken announced its first half results last week, analysts said the figures were presentable but what they really wanted to see was...

Heineken bids for Egypt's only brewer

Al Ahram Beverages, the only brewer in Egypt, is set to be the latest addition to the growing portfolio of Dutch brewer Heineken. The North...

Heineken brings marketing in-house

The turbulence in the UK beer market over the last 12 months or so has seen a number of changes in ownership and partnership agreements....

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