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Friday 28 November 2014

Business

Pabst Brewing completes $700m sale

Pabst Brewing Company, has completed its sale to the newly formed Blue Ribbon for a reported US$700 million.

Friday, November 14th, 2014 1 Comment »

Campari’s pre-tax profits slip 21.8%

Gruppo Campari’s results for the first nine months of 2014 were “in line” with expectations with the group recording a pre-tax profit of €116.9m, down 21.8%.

Wednesday, November 12th, 2014 No Comments »

Asia key region for ‘long-term’ growth

Asia will remain the “key region for the long-term development of the global alcohol market” over the next five years, despite the slowdown in China.

Tuesday, November 11th, 2014 No Comments »

Anheuser-Busch ups stake in craft beer

The US arm of the world’s largest brewer has acquired another American craft brewery in its latest bid to tap into this fast-growing industry.

Thursday, November 6th, 2014 No Comments »

Greene King buys Spirit Pub for £773m

Brewer and pub operator Greene King has agreed to fork-out £773.6 million to take over UK company Spirit Pub, making it the largest group in the country.

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014 No Comments »

Diageo completes sale of Whyte & Mackay

Emperador has completed its purchase of Diageo’s Whyte & Mackay whisky business for £430 million ($726m).

Monday, November 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Diageo bets big on Tequila with Don Julio

As Diageo takes control of Don Julio, offloading its Irish whiskey brand Bushmills, what does the future hold for the super-premium and ultra-premium categories of Tequila?

Monday, November 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Aperol sales at Waitrose jump 800%

The Italian apéritif brand Aperol has seen sales at UK supermarket Waitrose soar by 800% in one year.

Thursday, October 30th, 2014 No Comments »

Bibendum-PLB venture ‘complementary’

“I can’t think of another merger that would work this neatly,” Bibendum MD Michael Saunders told db today of its merger with PLB.

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014 No Comments »

Bibendum Wine merges with PLB Group

Bibendum Wine Limited has merged with drinks importer the PLB Group to create The Bibendum PLB Group.

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014 1 Comment »

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