Two of the world's biggest brewers have announced plans to expand
in Russia, yet competition will intensify as an outdoor drinking
ban and slow economic progress threaten the market's blistering
growth, writes Chris Mercer.
Three of Europe's biggest beer makers have reported mixed results
this week, with Scottish & Newcastle, Carlsberg and Heineken
all underlining the need to cut costs and increase advertising
expenditure, especially for premium...
A deal with Britain's Diageo group to begin licensed production of
the Guinness stout brand in Russia was the highest profile
announcement by Dutch brewer Heineken last week, but with moves to
consolidate its position in China...
Two of Europe's top brewers have continued their investments in the
international brewing sector. But while Heineken continues to
invest in some of the world's less established beer markets, InBev
has strengthened its position...
Dutch Brewer Heineken is expecting beer sales in China to far
exceed its own forecast market growth expectations in the next few
years. Indeed, sales of its flagship brand are expected to increase
by 25 per cent next year.
Dutch brewing giant Heineken has increased its stake in Russia's
rapidly growing beer market for the second time in three months,
underlining the competition among big brewers to exploit the
potential of this newly crowned nation...
today confirmed that it has acquired 100 per cent of the Russian
group Central European Brewing Company (CEBCO), giving it a
controlling stakes in two of Russia's leading brewery facilities.
Asian Pacific Breweries (APB), Heineken's Asian based partner
company, is set to launch a new beverage which combines the
qualities of beer and champagne. Touché is brewed with champagne
yeast which gives it an enhanced flavour,...
Heineken has joined forces with Groupe SEB to produce a draught
beer system that can be used in consumer homes. The Beer Tender
consists of an appliance and keg whcih is said to be compact and
very easy to use.
The Dutch beverage giant, Heineken, has doubled the production
capacity in the Asia-Pacific region by expanding its Nonthaburi
plant. The upgrading has made the brewery the largest in the
region. It has invested Bt2. 9 billion on...