InBev, the company formed last year by the merger of Belgium's
Interbrew and the Brazilian giant AmBev, says it is on track for
solid profit growth in 2004 despite missing its full-year volume
growth target, writes Chris Jones.
In reaction to the continued buy up of shares in Sun Interbrew
by a Russian investment company, parent company Interbrew has responded by announcing measures to
control the sale of voting shares. The move has been made in an
The British arm of brewing giant Interbrew will work alongside the
government to combat the problem of alcohol abuse, even though it
still remains unconvinced about the long-term effectiveness of the
government's Alcohol Harm...
The biggest South American and European brewing groups have today
announced a merger which will catapult them into the number one
position in the global brewing rankings and further quicken the
pace of industry consolidation.
Belgium based brewers Interbrew, and Carlton and United Breweries
(CUB), have signed a distribution agreement which enables CUB to
import, distribute and market Interbrew's global specialty brands -
Leffe and Hoegaarden.
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...
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
Belgian brewer Interbrew has suffered a setback for plans to
streamline its US operations after the US Court of Appeals refused
to overturn a ruling to prevent the company from merging two of its
The three pillars of Interbrew's expansion strategy - investing in
strong local brands, growing its core Stella Artois beer and buying
up regional brewers - have given the Belgian firm a strong and
distinctive identity on the...
Interbrew has a new licensed producer for its Kloster beer brand in
Thailand - Boon Rawd, the country's leading brewer. The change of
marketer for Kloster shows Interbrew's commitment to Thailand, but
building a substantial...
The consolidation of the German beer market continued this week
with Belgium's Interbrew strengthening its position as the
country's leading foreign player, adding the Hannover-based Gilde
brewery to its Beck's and...
The rapid growth of Belgian beer giant Interbrew has prompted the
company to assess how best to optimise its capacity. As a result,
the group is closing one Dutch brewery and significantly reducing
production at one of its UK plants,...
Belgium's Interbrew has acquired the US rights to its Bass Ale
brand, bringing a premature end to an earlier agreement with
Diageo. The comapny also reported a slide in profits in the first
half, despite some good performances...