Molson Coors tells the ASA its Carling British Cider need not contain British apples to be deemed ‘British’ and concedes that amount used vary between batches, with foreign fruit supplying the balance.
Molson Coors surprised the Street with its poor Q3 performance in Canada due to a high single-digit sales slump for Coors Light, but is the issue for such premium light beers secular rather than economic or climatic?
Molson Coors insists it fully complies with UK tax regulations after research organization Corporate Watch and The Independent claimed the company has avoided paying up to £67m ($108m) in UK corporation tax.
On a day when Coca-Cola’s Australian distributor admitted that a soft-drinks price war had significantly hit its first-half earnings, it also revealed it will make a big-chips return to the local beer market.
SAB Miller is disappointed by yesterday’s interim court injunction that stops it terminating its Canadian License Agreement with Molson Coors, and one City analyst warns that the spat could be a symptom of broader tensions between the two brewing giants,...
STRAWBERRY VERSION OF 'APPLE ALE' DUE FOR US LAUNCH THIS FALL
Miller Coors says it plans to launch a strawberry version of Redd’s Apple Ale in the US this Fall, with one top company executive noting that flavoured alcohol and malt-flavored beverages are ‘on fire’ as a category.
New York AG probes MillerCoors backing of Puerto Rican Day Parade
MillerCoors' has sought to defuse anger amidst New York Puerto Ricans over its use of the US territory’s flag on cans as the state’s attorney general (AG) enters the row, but no-one seems offended by Budweiser's use of the Stars and Stripes.
MillerCoors has stressed its strong history of responsible marketing after a new can design upset a grassroots movement of Puerto Ricans Americans claiming ‘exploitation’ of their culture and unhelpful associations with alcohol use.
As we await the latest Forbes league tables listing US executive pay, we look back at the 2012 list that saw Coca-Cola Enterprises CEO John Brock take the laurels as top 2011 drinks earner, trumping Muhtar Kent and PepiCo chief Indra Nooyi, though neither...
Unite the Union is fighting plans by Molson Coors to cut staff pay at its Burton on Trent brewery by up to £9,000 per year, and claims workers in similar roles at the firm’s two other UK sites do not face such cuts.
miller coors jv partners will both 'vigorously' contest action
Molson Coors has launched legal action against SAB Miller in response to the UK company's move to terminate a licensing agreement granting the US-Canada brewer rights to license SAB products in the country, with the latter blaming low volume sales.
Mintel analyst Chris Wisson tells Ben Bouckley how Anheuser Busch InBev (AB InBev) hit the bull's eye with its £62m Stella Artois Cidre brand in the UK, sucking beer drinkers into a category set for impressive value growth to 2017.
Molson Coors launched a sharing-size 710ml Corona Extra bottle in the UK off-trade from May, and said Nielsen data showed that larger bottles were outperforming the general lager market in this channel by 9%.
Ball Packaging has hinted that its new ‘punch top’ cans developed for beer client Molson Coors had given the latter a ‘lift in cans’ relative to glass containers, as specialty packaging boosted Ball’s muted Q2 results.
Molson Coors claims that a multi-million investment in film will reduce the weight of its secondary packaging for UK beer Carling by sixty-three per cent, and told BeverageDaily.com it plans to extend use to Coors Light.
Molson Coors has high hopes for its novel ‘Punch Top Can’ – rolled out across the US for Memorial Day – and favoured in consumer tests, and is also launching a special ‘Grip Can’ using tactile ink technology.
Molson Coors has swooped to takeover Staropramen brewer StarBev for €2.65bn and says it aims to leverage its own premium brands in central and eastern Europe (CEE) citing the success of Carling in the Ukraine, which it said was now an ‘aspirational’ London-linked...
Nestle said plans to lightweight one of it PET bottles by almost a quarter will realise huge cost and environmental savings as it reconfirmed its belief in the long-term profitability of bottled water.
Nestle has indicated that the recession need not be all about cutting costs and keeping prices down, unveiling initiatives to tackle longer-term economic and social challenges, and create shareholder- and public-value.
The UK’s Advertising Standards Agency has upheld complaints against two ‘misleading and inaccurate’ adverts for Nestle’s Maggi Noodles and GlaxoSmithKline’s Horlicks which made unsubstantiated health claims.