Islamic police in the northern Nigerian city of Kano have destroyed over 240,000 bottles of beer.
UK drinks giant Diageo putting more focus on its African division as growing sales mean it could outpace Asia in the coming years.
South African drinks producer Distell has announced a 9.3% increase in revenue for the six months to December 2012, driven by growth in Africa and weak rand.
Drinks giant Diageo, has announced it is confident of reaching its ambitious target of reducing its carbon emissions by 50% by 2015.
KWV has put an end to “massive volumes at even bigger losses” as it aims to quadruple trading profit by 2016.
A status symbol obsessed elite in Nigeria has driven the country to become one of the fastest growing markets in the world for Champagne.
Strong sales in Latin America and Caribbean and in North America have seen Diageo deliver an overall 5% organic net sales growth in the nine months ending 31 March 2013.
Beer giant SABMiller is investing in a new brewery in Namibia, with building scheduled to begin next month.
One can’t help but feel sometimes that a little too much attention and excitement is falling on those new kids on the block, the oft-referenced markets of Brazil, Russia, India and China.
The top 10 drinks divinities from Greece and Egypt to the Aztecs and Zulus.
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