Analyst questions SAB Miller's new business model
As SAB Miller launches a new beer brand in the UK, an analyst at Nomura has warned that its embrace of a new business model could lead to some short-term volatility.
SABMiller unveils sustainability strategy
SABMiller has introduced a series of projects and schemes in a new sustainability report as it aims to reduce emissions on beer by 50 per cent by 2020, cut water use a quarter by 2015, and take advantage of lightweight packaging.
SABMiller ABI complains of violence, workers threaten more strikes
SABMiller is facing the possibility that strikes at its soft drink operations in South Africa could spread to the beer division if no deal is reached tomorrow.
SABMiller has launched the Water Futures partnership with WWF after drawing attention to the water scarcity problem in a new report out earlier this week.
SABMiller posts early 2009 lager decline
SABMiller says the economic downturn is beginning to have a noticeable impact on its operations as consumer demand for its lager brands has tailed off from the start of this year.
SABMiller lays stake in Transylvanian brewer
SABMiller says it will further sink its teeth into the Romanian beer market by acquiring a 72 per cent interest in Transylvania-based brewer Bere Azuga.
Briefs: SABMiller, Playboy, and whisky tax
This week, SABMiller declines to bid for S&N, Playboy makes a
push into US energy drink market and The Scotch Whisky Association
aims to maintain a freeze on spirits tax.
SABMiller to stick with Russian expansion plan
SABMiller has reiterated its ambitions to expand into the
burgeoning Russian beer market, though says it will not stray from
its current strategy of driving organic growth in the market.
Demand strain drives SABMiller Polish expansion
SABMiller's Polish arm Kompania Piwowarska received the go ahead on
Friday by competition authorities to acquire local brewer Browar
Belgia to ease strain on its production for an undisclosed sum.
SABMiller goes for Grolsch in premium pay-off bid
SABMiller has today received the support of Koninklijke Grolsch's
management to move ahead with a proposed €816m acquisition of
the Netherlands-based brewer's operations.
SABMiller defies cost challenges through global growth
SABMiller continues to drive volume growth with the announcement
today that lager volumes have increased 11 per cent for the first
fiscal half of the year, attributed to the group's expanded global
Emerging markets behind SABMiller profit boost
SABMiller says that a continued focus on expanding in emerging beer
markets like Africa, Asia, Latin America and Central and Eastern
Europe has allowed it to boost lager sales by 11 per cent.
SABMiller moves ahead with Chinese expansion
With the acquisition of four breweries in the country, SABMiller
has signalled its intent to further expand into the Chinese
SABMiller pushes further into Poland
SABMiller today revealed it is to expand its presence within the
high growth beer markets of Eastern Europe with the acquisition of
Polish brewer Browar Belgia for about €65m.
Kirin, SAB Miller expand presence in China
SABMiller, one of the world's biggest brewers, is establishing a
major presence in China through its joint venture China Resources
Snow Breweries, which last week said it would acquire two breweries
in northern China for a combined...