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Friday 19 December 2014

Beer

Heineken to invest £126m in UK

Heineken is to invest £126m on expanding its UK operations; £50m at its Manchester brewery, £58m at its Hereford Cider plant and £18m on its pubs.

Tuesday, June 10th, 2014 No Comments »

Craft-beer: One strategy won’t fit all

Dilemma: If several brands take the same route to achieving “special” then they have not achieved differentiation.

Monday, June 9th, 2014 No Comments »

Man on motorised beer cooler arrested

An Australian man was arrested after he was caught driving under the influence down the middle of a suburban street on a motorised beer cooler.

Monday, June 9th, 2014 No Comments »

Brewdog profits rocket by 383%

Scottish craft beer brewer BrewDog has seen its net profits rise to more than £2.3m, up 383% on 2012, following the release of its 2013 financial report today.

Monday, June 9th, 2014 No Comments »

Carling steps up flavoured beer push

Molson Coors has added Red Berries to its Carling Zest range, with the brewer putting £3.5 million of marketing support behind the flavoured beer category in 2014 alone.

Monday, June 9th, 2014 No Comments »

Beefy beer brewed for pampered pups

Man’s best friend is the latest consumer to be swept into the craft beer boom with the launch of a beer aimed squarely at the canine market.

Monday, June 9th, 2014 No Comments »

Cider sector clarifies minimum price issue

The National Association of Cider Makers has warned the trade to be alert to differences in how various types of cider are affected by the UK government’s new ban on selling alcoholic drinks below cost.

Monday, June 9th, 2014 No Comments »

Vietnamese and Philippine troops share beer on disputed island

Troops from the Vietnamese and Philippine navies shared beer and food and played football on an island in the South China Sea claimed by China.

Monday, June 9th, 2014 No Comments »

German beer contaminated with plastic

Invading plastic particles have been identified in a number of German beers threatening the country’s historic beer purity laws.

Friday, June 6th, 2014 No Comments »

HK’s first brew pub leads pursuit of craft

Que Vinh Dang, the founder of Hong Kong’s first brew pub, Tipping Point, has said he wants to use the venue to promote the city’s emerging craft beer culture.

Friday, June 6th, 2014 2 Comments »

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