As growth in the premium bottled beer sector gallops ahead overall
beer consumption in Europe brewers are driving innovation in the
ingredients sector, encouraging firms to come up with novel
solutions to tackle the market. Starch...
Over the course of the last few months the China beer market has
witnessed frenzied activity as international brewery companies race
to increase their footprint in what is now the world's second
largest market by volume. But...
Overproduction by New World wine producers has pushed down prices
over the last few years, taking a major toll on producers' margins.
But a growing trend towards premium wines could save the day, in
both established and emerging...
Germans have a reputation as Europe's beer-drinking heavyweights,
but an increasing lack of interest in beer among young consumers
there means that German brewers may have to look to other western
European nations such as Italy...
Two of the best-known names in the North American beer market are
considering joining forces in a bid to bolster flagging
performances and generate growth in an increasingly tough market.
But will the "merger of equals"...
Brewers targeting the Russian beer market are increasingly shifting
their focus to premium lager, despite the fact that large numbers
of Russian consumers still cannot afford to buy it - an indication,
above all, of the strength of...
A shift towards lower priced table wines helped lift Spanish wine
exports in the first quarter of the year, but the lower revenues
mean that double-digit volume gains were rather more modest when
converted into value figures.
Old World wine producers – who just 15 years ago had the British
wine market almost to themselves – still need to do more to counter
the ongoing threat from New World producers, a new report suggests.
But solving the problem is likely...
The San Miguel Corporation has signed an approval of a license to
produce beer in Thailand, a deal that will allow the entry of the
Philippines-based brewer's beer brands into the fast-growing Thai
On the back of this week's dramatic acquisition of China's Harbin
Brewery by the world's largest brewer, Anheuser-Busch, ahead of its
nearest rival, SABMiller, Scottish & Newcastle has announced
that it has signed...
Scientists have discovered a possible mechanism for the anti-cancer
activity of resveratrol, the compound found in red wine and thought
to be responsible for the drink's widely reported health benefits,
writes Wai Lang Chu.
Corbett Canyon, the largest US wine brand, is converting all its
750ml bottles to Stelvin screw top closures in order to protect
them from cork taint. But with many consumers still attached to the
cork, are manufacturers too eager...
SABMiller, the second largest brewer in the world, said it intends
to increase its 29 per cent stake in Harbin, China's leading
brewer. The announcement comes in direct response to rival brewer
Anheuser-Busch's move to secure...