SAB Miller says the knock-on effects China’s wet summer continued to hold back the group’s performance in Q3 2014, but tells BeverageDaily.com it is confident the market will bounce back, while its pending JV in Africa will enlarge its soft drinks platform.
Almost 7m Australian adults drank beer at least once in any given month, with over three-quarters of these being men and nine out of 10 choosing at least one local brew, according to a study released in time for Australia Day.
The Coca-Cola Company and SAB Miller have inked a deal to combine their non-alcoholic bottling operations in Southern and East Africa into a $2.9bn turnover business that will accelerate sales in 12 high-growth countries.
SAB Miller says research to date on a new type of PET to keep bottled beer fresher for longer 'looks promising', but the brewer says commercialization of the technology is still around five years away.
As we gear up for eBev 2014 in Atlanta Georgia, the American Beverage Consortium’s Seth Hillstrom tells us that personalized beverage marketing is here to stay, but warns that getting too personal can be ‘just creepy’.