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Brasil Kirin owns Schin beer. Picture: Brasil Kirin.

Heineken completes Brasil Kirin acquisition

By Jenny EAGLE

Heineken has completed its acquisition of Brasil Kirin Holding (Brasil Kirin) from Kirin Holdings Company, to capture the fast-growing Brazilian beer market.

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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?

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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...