The Chinese are drinking more beer and buying more expensive varieties, but multinational brewers need to innovate to seize growth opportunities presented by groups such as female drinkers, says Mintel.
Dutch brewer Heineken has cited new activity in the cider category and global interest among consumers, and says its takeover of Belgian company Strassen Ciders provides it with production capacity in continental Europe.
Mexican police were hunting for culprits following the latest attack on PepsiCo's Mexican subsidiary Sabritas last Thursday, with a powerful drugs cartel believed to be behind a series of attacks on the firm's warehouse and trucks that began...
Stellar growth of wine sales in China is attracting foreign firms facing 'fierce competition and sluggish sales' elsewhere, but penetrating local markets remains the holy grail for foreign and local firms.
The head of a powerful Indian trade body representing multinational alcohol brands has told BeverageDaily.com that standards proposed by the FSSAI to set nationwide alcohol limits in drinks are a waste of time and will create ‘good governance’ problems.
Diageo has told BeverageDaily.com it is 'delighted' by the export success of its African sorghum-based beers in markets such as the UK, but said there would be no wholesale push to market such products abroad, although it would assess opportunities...
Economic and political uncertainty across its markets and ‘persistent’ input cost pressures have hit Coca-Cola Hellenic's first quarter results, with volume sale declines of two per cent and significant losses for the quarter.
A Chinese ‘health and wellness’ trend inspiring a move away from carbonates towards waters and teas with added vitamins is boosting liquid carton sales, according to Euromonitor packaging analyst Regina Maiseviciute.