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Jean Claude Van Damme fronts Coors Light Aussie campaign

Coca-Cola Amatil has signed up actor Jean Claude Van Damme in a multi-million dollar campaign to plug the launch of Coors Light Draft in Australia.

Graphic Packaging: Soft drinks brands can cut glass breakage with Tite-Pak

In late 2013 US beer brand Yuengling started shipping bottles in Tite-Pak, a solid fiber carton designed to reduce glass breakage, and Graphic Packaging says soft drinks brands could also benefit.

VANI HARI TELLS BEVERAGE DAILY: 'I DON'T RESPOND TO NAME CALLING'

Food Babe under fire for beer campaign: Scientist sniffs at ‘Jenny McCarthy of food’

Celebrity surgeon and ‘beer snob’ David Gorski has attacked ‘Food Babe’ Vani Hari for peddling pseudoscience as a ‘young, telegenic, clever but scientifically ignorant blogger’ attacking Miller Coors and AB...

‘Are you buying scab beer cans?’ Union warns Canadian consumers off Coors Light in Crown cans

A Toronto labor dispute that began nine months ago at Crown Holdings is escalating with strike leaders now urging the Canadian public not to drink beer brands in cans from...

MILLER COORS ADMITS COORS BANQUET USES ‘LIQUID CORN ADJUNCT’

‘What’s in a beer, Blue Moon with any old ingredient...?’ Miller Coors draws Facebook fire for using 'liquid corn adjunct'

Miller Coors faces calls to disclose more data about the ingredients used in beer brands including Coors Banquet, after publishing a ‘transparent’ ingredients list that does not specifiy that corn...

SUCCESS ON A SHOESTRING FOR HEINEKEN BRAND NEWCASTLE BROWN SHOWS ANOTHER WAY

Budweiser beer wins Super Bowl Puppy Love but digital 'tail could soon wag dog'

AB InBev hit a home run with its Puppy Love advertisement aired during the 2014 Super Bowl but the success of Newcastle Brown Ale’s cheeky campaign shows the digital tail...

Packaging design inspiration gallery: SUSTAINABILITY

Earth Day is an annual global celebration highlighting the importance of sustainability, recycling, water conservation, and other ways to save the planet. Here are some examples of food packaging that...

‘Whoa, whoa, we’ve gotta go, back to court!’ Molson Coors revives Canada court spat

Settlement discussions between Molson Coors and SAB Miller over the former’s right to distribute SAB’s brands in Canada have foundered and the beer giants are heading back to court....

‘Young, free and flavored…’ A booming world beer category

Flavored or mixed beer is a booming US beer category tapping demand among younger drinkers – and strong global growth prospects are set to heighten competition among the big brewers. 

AB InBev and Miller Coors adopt award-winning beer bottle carton

Graphic Packaging says its award-winning Tite-Pak paperboard beer bottle carton continues to gain market traction in the US after Miller Coors and AB InBev launched it in Q4 2013.

Molson Coors ‘beer print’ initiative

Molsons Coors will talk about how it is improving its ‘beer print’ at The European Networking Group summit in Berlin this week.

‘We’re going up against spirits’ Miller Fortune seeks to stop Lite rot

Miller Coors hopes its new high-end beer targeting spirits drinkers, Miller Fortune, will restore Miller Light's flagging sales as declines continue.

Cider sparkles, Champagne lacks lustre? UK winners and losers in 2014

Cider’s upward UK trajectory will continue in 2014 but Champagne’s struggles against rivals including Prosecco, Cava and even English sparkling wines could continue, according to Mintel.

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Carling 'British' Cider need not use British apples, Molson Coors tells ASA

Molson Coors tells the ASA its Carling British Cider need not contain British apples to be deemed ‘British’ and concedes that amount used vary between batches, with foreign fruit supplying...

Molson Coors stuns Street with Coors Light Canada sales slump

Molson Coors surprised the Street with its poor Q3 performance in Canada due to a high single-digit sales slump for Coors Light, but is the issue for such premium light...

Molson Coors rebuts withering UK tax attack over alleged $108m ‘dodge’

Molson Coors insists it fully complies with UK tax regulations after research organization Corporate Watch and The Independent claimed the company has avoided paying up to £67m ($108m) in UK...

DRINKTEC 2013 SPECIAL: INNOVATION ZONE

Ball Packaging hopes ‘Easy Flow’ end will breathe new life into beer

Ball Packaging will launch its European ‘easy flow’ can end in at Drinktec in Munich and says the invention – as per MillerCoors' similar innovation in the US – can...

Coca-Cola Amantil hoping for a beer buzz after drinks war hits profits

On a day when Coca-Cola’s Australian distributor admitted that a soft-drinks price war had significantly hit its first-half earnings, it also revealed it will make a big-chips return to the...

Molson Coors admits Coors Light struggles in Canada

Molson Coors CEO Peter Swinburn admits that premium light beer Coors Light struggled in Canada during Q2 2013 and says it has 'some work to do' to boost the brand's...

MillerCoors attacks London Metal Exchange alleging sky high $3bn aluminum bill

MillerCoors will today attack the London Metal Exchange (LME) claiming that unfair aluminum market practices and lack of transatlantic oversight cost US industry an extra $3bn in 2012.

COULD FIGHT POSE FUTURE PROBLEMS FOR $7.76BN US JV MILLER COORS?

Molson Coors draws first blood in Canada court spat with SAB Miller

SAB Miller is disappointed by yesterday’s interim court injunction that stops it terminating its Canadian License Agreement with Molson Coors, and one City analyst warns that the spat could be...

STRAWBERRY VERSION OF 'APPLE ALE' DUE FOR US LAUNCH THIS FALL

‘Flavored alcohol is on fire’, MillerCoors CMO on new Redd’s Apple Ale strawberry launch

Miller Coors says it plans to launch a strawberry version of Redd’s Apple Ale in the US this Fall, with one top company executive noting that flavoured alcohol and malt-flavored...

New York AG probes MillerCoors backing of Puerto Rican Day Parade

Flags to flog beer: ‘Height of disrespect’ or generous patriotic gesture?

MillerCoors' has sought to defuse anger amidst New York Puerto Ricans over its use of the US territory’s flag on cans as the state’s attorney general (AG) enters the row,...