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“In every aspect of their lives, people are demanding more and more transparency.

Bud Light premieres on-pack nutrition facts

By Beth Newhart

AB InBev announces that Bud Light will be the first US beer to feature large-format serving facts and an ingredients label on case packaging, in an effort to meet the level of transparency that consumers demand.

MillerCoors will soon launch Saint Archer Gold, a craft light lager from San Diego-based brewer Saint Archer. Pic: ©GettyImages/agrobacter

US mass beers threatened by craft lagers

By Beth Newhart

Traditional mass US beers face a new challenge from a growing category of craft, premium and light lagers: brands like Michelob Ultra and Corona lead the pack of alternative light lagers and pilsners that have swung back into favor among US consumers.

AB InBev opens ‘robo-warehouse’ for Budweiser and Stella Artois

AB InBev opens ‘robo-warehouse’ to reduce carbon footprint

By Rachel Arthur

AB InBev has opened a new automated warehouse at its largest UK brewery, situated in Magor, Wales. The ‘robo-warehouse’ can store 23 million pints of beer, and will reduce the brewery’s carbon footprint by 605 tonnes of CO2 (the equivalent to the electricity...

What beer goes with best with your barbie? The answer may be changing from lager to something else... pic:getty/kolbz

Big brewers find ways to profit from the growing culture of drinking less, drinking better

Though smaller than ever, Australia’s beer market has ‘never been more profitable’

By Richard Whitehead

The iconic image of the larrikin lager drinker cracking open an endless succession of cold ones couldn’t be more wrong, going by long-standing trends in the Australian beer industry, which is seeing consumption slump to a four-decade low.

Cascade's brewery has operated in Tasmania since 1832. Pic: Carlton & United Breweries.

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Cascade stops using plastic six-pack rings

By Rachel Arthur

Australian beer brand Cascade is discontinuing the use of plastic six-pack rings on its cans; with other Carlton & United Breweries brands to follow over the next 12 months.

Migration has increased globally, and with it, beer options have expanded. Pic: ©GettyImages/rez-art

China now drinks more Budweiser than the US

By Beth Newhart

Domestic beer consumption in the US has fallen over the last two decades while China’s interest in American beer has spiked. Budweiser sales finally flipped in China’s favor in the first half of 2018 and the trend is expected to continue.

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AB InBev: Barley is the ‘initial touchpoint’ for sustainability

By Beth Newhart

Barley is not only the starting point for quality beer: it’s also the initial touchpoint for improved sustainability efforts, says AB InBev. As the brewer celebrates 50 years of partnership with barley growers in Idaho Falls in the US, it’s now looking...

Natural ingredients for beer: hops and grains. Pic: Getty/alexraths

The Brewers of Europe Forum

AB InBev CEO: ‘Beer needs to play the natural card more’

By Rachel Arthur

Beer is all about natural ingredients: and that’s something the industry needs to emphasize in order to appeal to today’s consumers, says AB InBev CEO Carlos Brito. And beer also needs to learn from wine and highlight its connections to agriculture and...

Budweiser and Jim Beam collaborate to create new brew

Budweiser and Jim Beam join forces to create new brew

By Rachel Arthur

Budweiser and Jim Beam are embarking on a ‘new friendship and marketing collaboration’, which will include the launch of new collaborative brew, Budweiser Reserve Copper Lager, later this year.

Goose Island's Toronto brewpub

Goose Island on going global: 'Having a real experience with the brewery is important'

Brewpubs help Goose Island engage with new consumers in international markets

By Rachel Arthur

Having enjoyed enormous success in its native US, Goose Island is now expanding rapidly in international markets. Establishing a thriving brewpub in each new country has been key to its growth: allowing consumers to engage with the brand and learn more...

The new brewery in Tanzania will produce regional beer brands such as Castle Lager, Eagle Lager, and Kilimanjaro Lager, AB InBev said.

AB InBev to open $100m brewery in Tanzania

By Mary Ellen Shoup

AB InBev will invest $100m to build a new brewery in Tanzania where the world’s largest brewer grew beer volumes by double digits in Q417 and FY17.

AB InBev: Flavored beer can grab share from other beverage categories

AB InBev: Flavored beer can grab share from other beverage categories

By Rachel Arthur

Mature beer markets face a number of challenges: competition from other alcoholic beverages, declining alcohol consumption, and the reduced importance of traditional beer drinking occasions. But AB InBev believes its evolving portfolio - including flavored...

AB InBev toasts successful FY2017

AB InBev toasts successful FY2017

By Rachel Arthur

AB InBev says its FY2017 performance has been the best of the last three years: with growth of its core global brands, improvements in Brazil, and cost savings from the SABMiller integration.

AB InBev aims to turn around sales of Budweiser and Bud Light in the US through increased marketing initiatives.

AB InBev global beer brands carry Q2 growth

By Mary Ellen Shoup

AB InBev revenue grew by 5% for Q2 2017 driven by continued premiumization of its beer portfolio in international markets outside of the US, the company said.

Newly launched Leffe Enkel has an ABV of 4.5%, fitting within the fast growing 3.5%-4.5% ABV sector

AB InBev: new low-alcohol beer launches

Low ABV beer category can be boosted by highlighting consumer choice

By Rachel Arthur

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 key factor for the success of the lower ABV category, according to...

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