Europe’s largest brewer Heineken has joined the beverage industry environmental roundtable (BIER), a coalition of beverage companies and supporting partners that aim to advance the industry’s environmental practices.
In the latest briefs, Heineken steps up its presence in Algeria,
The C&C Group continues to be hit by a weak UK cider market,
and Foster's goes brand mad by extending an exclusive deal to push
Corona Extra in Australia.
The board of brewer Scottish & Newcastle has today rejected yet
another attempt by Carlsberg and Heineken to jointly acquire its
operations with an improved 780 pence per share bid, though it may
yet be forced to sell.
In the latest news round-up, Campari remains in good spirits
despite a decline in soft drinks sales, Czech beer is on the rise
and brewer Heineken is still lost in translation over its Rugby
World Cup sponsorship.
In this weeks industry round up, Heineken gets to grip with French
rugby stadiums, German soft drinks firm Bionade shies away from a
potential big money sell off and Royal Grolsch moves to step up its
operations in Kazakhstan.
Heineken today reported organic revenue growth of 6.3 per cent
during the first half of 2006 compared to the previous year, held
up by strong US demand for the company's light beer and sales
increases in central and eastern Europe.
Dutch brewer Heineken is considering expanding its presence in
China with the acquisition of an additional stake in the Kingway
Brewery, while Japan's Suntory has already stepped up its
operations there with the acquisition of...
A deal with Britain's Diageo group to begin licensed production of
the Guinness stout brand in Russia was the highest profile
announcement by Dutch brewer Heineken last week, but with moves to
consolidate its position in China...
Two of Europe's top brewers have continued their investments in the
international brewing sector. But while Heineken continues to
invest in some of the world's less established beer markets, InBev
has strengthened its position...
Dutch Brewer Heineken is expecting beer sales in China to far
exceed its own forecast market growth expectations in the next few
years. Indeed, sales of its flagship brand are expected to increase
by 25 per cent next year.
Heineken, the Dutch brewer, has continued to extend its reach into
some of the world's lesser-known beer markets with an agreement to
take a controlling stake in Nigeria's Consolidated Breweries,
writes Chris Jones.
Dutch brewing giant Heineken has increased its stake in Russia's
rapidly growing beer market for the second time in three months,
underlining the competition among big brewers to exploit the
potential of this newly crowned nation...
Poland is set to become the prime international market for Heineken
as Grupa Zywiec reports booming sales and profits for the first
half of the year. A strategy focusing on one brand for each beer
segment and concerted efforts to...
today confirmed that it has acquired 100 per cent of the Russian
group Central European Brewing Company (CEBCO), giving it a
controlling stakes in two of Russia's leading brewery facilities.
Competition in the Australian beer market has been stepped up with
the announcement that wine and beer group Lion Nathan will make and
sell and Heineken Lager in Australia through a joint venture with
the global Dutch brewer.
Heineken has joined forces with Groupe SEB to produce a draught
beer system that can be used in consumer homes. The Beer Tender
consists of an appliance and keg whcih is said to be compact and
very easy to use.
The Dutch beverage giant, Heineken, has doubled the production
capacity in the Asia-Pacific region by expanding its Nonthaburi
plant. The upgrading has made the brewery the largest in the
region. It has invested Bt2. 9 billion on...
Consumer packaging group, Rexam, has announced the acquisition of
Heineken glass plant Glas Moerdijk in the Netherlands. The company
has bought the plant for €43 million in a move that will strengthen
it's position with Heineken...