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.
JD Wetherspoon has come to an agreement with Heineken to serve the brewer’s products again after a month-long disagreement over stocking.
With imports edging in on big beer brands’ share of the US market, Dan Fox pits Heineken against Stella Artois in the race for the best Christmas ad.
Pub chain JD Wetherspoon has pulled all Heineken products from its 926 pubs in the UK after a row over supply to a single pub in Ireland.
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