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Challenging the definition of beer? The growth of NABLAB

By Rachel Arthur

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 way we think about beer?

While most beer brands declined in Q1 2017, Michelob Ultra recorded its eight-straight quarter of share gains.

AB InBev's core beer brands boost revenues

By Mary Ellen Shoup

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.

Wicked Weed Brewing will join Anheuser-Busch's The High End business unit, which is focused on craft & imported beer

Anheuser-Busch acquires Wicked Weed Brewing

By Mary Ellen Shoup

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

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

AB InBev announces 100% renewable electricity future

By Rachel Arthur

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

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The world’s most valuable beer & spirits brands

By Rachel Arthur

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 Chinese drink now accounting for a greater share of brand value than any other spirit...

Where are the top craft brewers? The Brewers Association reveals the top 50

The top 50 breweries and craft breweries in the US

By Rachel Arthur

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 companies. Figures show that 40 out of the top 50 overall brewing companies are craft brewing...

Although it will likely take decades, AB InBev wants to be the first to bring beer to Mars.

AB InBev to bring beer to Mars

By Mary Ellen Shoup

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

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AB InBev FY16

AB InBev and SABMiller integration ‘well under way’

By Rachel Arthur

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.  

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The year that was: Headlines of 2016

By Rachel Arthur

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

Robots that brew beer, carbon neutral factories, and better tasting medicine... read on to see how the beverage industry has been innovating this year. Pic: iStock/stevanovicigor

6 beverage innovation highlights of 2016

By Rachel Arthur

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 look at some of the products and projects from the beverage world in 2016 that we think...

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AB InBev notes craft beer slowdown

By Rachel Arthur

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 the future. 

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AB InBev completes takeover of SABMiller

By Rachel Arthur

Anheuser-Busch InBev has announced the successful completion of its takeover of SABMiller, a process that has taken a year to complete.

CCC to acquire ABusch InBev's stake in Coca-Cola Beverages Africa.

Coca-Cola to acquire AB InBev’s stake in CCBA

By Jenny Eagle

The Coca-Cola Company has announced its intention to acquire Anheuser-Busch InBev's (ABI) stake in Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (CCBA) following the closing of the ABI combination with SABMiller. 

AB InBev SABMiller shareholders approve megabrew

AB InBev: ‘All required shareholder approvals for the Combination have been obtained’

AB InBev and SABMiller shareholders approve ‘megabrew’ deal

By Rachel Arthur

AB InBev’s takeover of SABMiller has today been approved by shareholders of both companies, and the deal is expected to complete on October 10. 

‘Megabrew’ will retain AB InBev name

‘Megabrew’ will retain AB InBev name

By Rachel Arthur

AB InBev shareholders have approved the company's proposed merger with SABMiller, while SABMiller shareholders are due to vote on the deal today (September 28). 

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Belgium headquarters for combined AB InBev / SABMiller entity

By Rachel Arthur

AB InBev has announced that the new group, created by the combination of AB InBev and SABMiller, will be based in Belgium. Meanwhile, other details of the combined group – such as top jobs and organizational structure – have been announced. 

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SABMiller Board recommends revised AB InBev offer

By Rachel Arthur

SABMiller is recommending that shareholders accept a revised takeover offer from AB InBev. Meanwhile, the ‘megabrew’ deal has received conditional clearance in China. 

US approval represents a significant step forward for 'megabrew'. Pictures: iStock.

AB InBev & SABMiller deal gets US approval

By Rachel Arthur

The US Department of Justice says it will permit Anheuser-Busch InBev to proceed with its acquisition of SABMiller. A settlement requires AB InBev to divest SABMiller’s entire US business, including its ownership interest in MillerCoors.

The world’s top 10 beer brands: BrandZ report

The world’s top 10 beer brands

By Rachel Arthur

Budweiser takes the top spot in the BrandZ Beer Top 10 Brands list, but which other brews feature in the rankings? 

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