Monster Beverage Corporation admits its Q2 brand launch in Japan has hit problems, but said the nation’s distributors and retailers were far less tolerant of shipping damages and leakages than in the US.
Heineken faces the potential prospect of a bidding war to seize control of Asia Pacific Breweries (APB), after a company linked to rival ThaiBev trumped the Dutch brewer's S$50 per share bid in a shock move for a smaller stake yesterday.
Heineken has struck an agreement with the board of Fraser and Neave (F&N) to acquire the latter’s interest in Asia Pacific Breweries (APB) for over S$5.1bn, as one analyst told BeverageDaily.com that the Dutch brewer was paying over the odds to ensure...
A Singapore-based analyst tells BeverageDaily.com that rumours of a Coca-Cola Company move for Fraser & Neave’s (F&N’s) non-alcoholic beverage business would be ‘no surprise’, as Heineken chases down its brewing arm APB.
Rexam will await the effects of higher beer prices before adding extra Russian beverage can capacity, as new comments by Russian president Vladimir Putin sent major brewers’ share prices tumbling yesterday.
Anheuser-Busch InBev’s Q2 results reveal a tale of two Buds – namely one of woe for standard Budweiser that the global brewer is struggling to stabilize in the States, and another on high-performing brand extensions.
Coca-Cola FEMSA insists that rival PepsiCo is ‘desperate’ to boost cola volume sales in parts of Mexico and has cut prices accordingly, but the former feels comfortable about pushing through price increases in most of its major markets.
Heineken says the success of its multi-billion bid for JV partner Fraser & Neave’s stake in Asia Pacific Breweries would strengthen its presence in ‘dynamic economies with fast-growing populations’, as one analyst said the firm's fast footwork...