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...
SIG Combibloc has highlighted the strong growth potential of RTD coffee drinks in Brazil as it launches 250ml cartons there for the first time, with demand led by a 'dynamic, young consumer group' who consume beverages 'on the go'.
A hoax video claiming that the Coca-Cola Company planned to launch a 'Coca-Cola Bag' worldwide has duped the world media, leading the company to rush out a statement yesterday clarifying it was not the author of the media that went viral on...
The Coca-Company has made a further move into the dairy sphere, this time as a stakeholder in Mexican juice company Jugos del Valle, which has just sealed an agreement with dairy firm Santa Clara in the country.
Diageo has told BeverageDaily.com that the initial European launch focus for its Chinese ‘baijiu’ brand Shui Jing Fang will be UK ‘meal occasions’, although success will see it pursue sales in other channels that retain the drink's premium positioning.