An advert for Heineken’s Strongbow has been banned for suggesting that alcohol is “more important than personal relationships.”
Diageo has offloaded its brewing interests in Jamaica, Malaysia and Singapore to Dutch rival Heineken in a deal worth $780 million.
Dutch brewer Heineken has entered the craft beer fray, buying half of popular American craft beer brand Lagunitas.
Japan’s Kirin Holdings has taken control of Myanmar Brewery, Burma’s largest brewery, in a deal worth US$560 million.
Dutch brewer, Heineken, has posted better than expected results in the first half of this year despite a slight slowdown in Africa.
Diageo has decided to forge its own path in the buoyant South African market, restructuring its business through the termination of a series of joint ventures.
Dutch brewer Heineken is to open a new operation in Burma this weekend after a 20-year absence – a move that will bring it head to head with Carlsberg.
Heineken has escaped an ad ban after a youth alcohol council branded one of its ads “irresponsible” for implying alcohol was key to success.
Vietnam’s largest brewer, Sabeco, is selling a 53% government stake in the company to private investors.
Heineken has announced plans to invest US$470 million in building a new brewery in Mexico – its seventh in the country.
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