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Carlsberg beats Heineken on beer volume and profits

Brewing giants Heineken and Carlsberg have struggled through a tough year for beer and reported a mixed set of financial results.

Crown expands can production in Vietnam

Crown is planning to install a second beverage can line and double production at a recently acquired drinks container facility in Vietnam.

Heineken buys up FEMSA beer business

Heineken has acquired the beer operations of the Mexican drinks giant FEMSA in exchange for a 20 per cent share in the Dutch brewer.

Heineken resolves Indian brewing conflict

Heineken has consolidated its investments in Asia to grow the Heineken brand in India and resolve a conflict that emerged from the Scottish & Newcastle (S&N) takeover last year....

Symrise buys into North Africa and Middle East

Symrise has acquired fragrance and flavours maker Futura Labs to tap into opportunities in the fast growing regions of North Africa and the Middle East.

India can offer beer makers new market

The Indian beer market has enormous potential according to a company trying to raise £4.5m to finance an expansion in the country.

Thai truck drivers put brakes on energy drink growth

Out of work truck drivers in Thailand may partly explain a deceleration in the global market for energy drinks, suggests a new report.

Euromonitor advises on emerging markets strategy for soft drinks

Euromonitor predicts that Africa and the Middle East present the best opportunities for soft drink manufacturers as global sales growth slows.

Brewers in emerging markets turn to enzymes, says DSM

Enzymes can help brewers in emerging markets take full advantage of local crops and therefore cut costs, protect the environment, and support local communities.

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