Sun Interbrew has confirmed the sale of its 99 per cent stake in
OJSC Bavaria to the brewery management for an undisclosed sum, in a
deal that goes against the companies policy to continue its rapid
expansion onto the Russian beer...
Diageo, maker of Guinness, Ireland's iconic stout drink, said it
plans to close its London brewery by the summer of 2005 and
consolidate production at its historic St James's Gate brewery in
Dublin. The company said the...
Market research firm Rabobank has just published a report on the
Dutch brewing industry. Entitled The Dutch beer market in an
international perspective: Dynamics of a mature market, the
report contrasts the Dutch beer market to the...
Differing fortunes in the east and west: Follwing disappointing
third quarter results, Carlsberg has rationalised its operations in
Sweden while at the same time increased its influence in the
Bulgarian brewing industry.
Russia's burgeoning brewing industry has received another boost.
Buhler's malting facility in Voronovo, which processes 100,000
metric tons of barley into malt each year, has now entered the test
phase after only five months'...
Interbrew is set to become the third largest brewer in China with
the acquisition of a 50 per cent stake in Malaysia's Lion group.
The Belgian group will now brew 21 million hl of beer in China each
Lower tourist numbers and a poor summer meant that Spanish beer
volumes were down last year compared to 2001. But price rises
linked to the introduction of the euro and increased consumption of
speciality imported beers helped push...
Last minute entries have been requested for the Oxoid Award for
Beer Quality and BreweryHygiene, organised in conjunction with
the Institute and Guild of Brewing(IGB). The organisers say that
entries should be in by 28 February 2003.
Coors, the US brewer which acquired the Bass Brewers business in
the UK earlier this year, is to invest £35m in increasing capacity
at its Burton-on-Trent brewery, a move designed to help it meet the
demands of the increasingly important...
Trouble is brewing between Ontario's dominant beer retailer and a
small-city brewer over the use of 1970s-style "stubby" bottles,
following the launch of a nostalgia marketing campaign for its Red
Belgian speciality beer maker Duvel Moortgat shrugged off declining
volumes in France and the Netherlands to post a 9 per cent rise in
first half turnover, helped by strong performances in the UK and
Canadian brewer Molson has announced plans to invest $34.8 million
(€24.6 million) in upgrades at its Toronto brewery as the first
installment in a $100 million plan to increase the facility's
production and efficiency.