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Tuesday 4 August 2015

AB InBev

AB InBev in latest craft buyout

AB InBev has purchased Brazilian craft beer brand Colorado, continuing the trend of big brewers buying lucrative boutique brands.

Wednesday, July 8th, 2015 1 Comment »

Beck’s forced to issue $50 refunds

Anyone that has bought a Beck’s beer in the past four years could be entitled to a $50 refund, after AB InBev admitted its packaging wrongly implied the beer was brewed in Germany.

Friday, June 26th, 2015 1 Comment »

AB InBev invests $1.5bn in US

Brewing colossus Anheuser-Busch InBev has announced plans to invest over US$1 billion in its US operations between now and 2018.

Wednesday, June 24th, 2015 1 Comment »

Top 10 biggest drinks industry acquisitions

With Chinese buyers snapping up Bordeaux châteaux at a rate of knots and continued consolidation among former rivals, the drinks world is ever-changing.

Tuesday, June 16th, 2015 No Comments »

Diageo shares jump amid rumours of takeover

AB InBev billionaire Jorge Paulo Lemann is rumoured to be putting together a takeover bid for the world’s largest drinks company, Diageo, as shares in the company jump by 8%.

Monday, June 8th, 2015 1 Comment »

AB InBev boss forced out for drink-driving

The head of the German arm of global beer giant AB InBev has been forced to resign after crashing his car while being “considerably under the influence of alcohol.”

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015 No Comments »

Brewery cans fresh water for flood victims

Anheuser-Busch has temporarily halted production of beer and is instead canning fresh water to help the victims of recent severe storms and flooding in Oklahoma and Texas.

Friday, May 29th, 2015 No Comments »

AB InBev sees profits amid low sales

Budweiser maker AB InBev has seen a slight profit in the first quarter of the year despite a decline in volume sales in the US.

Wednesday, May 6th, 2015 No Comments »

Brewery snubs AB InBev with new ale

A US brewery has delivered a “screw you” to AB InBev, creating the pumpkin peach ale that the global brewer used to mock craft beer in its divisive Superbowl ad.

Friday, April 17th, 2015 No Comments »

Elysian founder quits after AB takeover

Elysian co-founder and head brewer Dick Cantwell – widely regarded as a pioneer of US craft brewing – has resigned following the company’s acquisition by Anheuser Busch in January.

Tuesday, April 14th, 2015 No Comments »

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