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Friday 9 October 2015


Stongbow ad banned by ASA

An advert for Heineken’s Strongbow has been banned for suggesting that alcohol is “more important than personal relationships.”

Wednesday, October 7th, 2015 No Comments »

Diageo sells $780m brewing stake to Heineken

Diageo has offloaded its brewing interests in Jamaica, Malaysia and Singapore to Dutch rival Heineken in a deal worth $780 million.

Wednesday, October 7th, 2015 No Comments »

Heineken buys 50% stake in Lagunitas

Dutch brewer Heineken has entered the craft beer fray, buying half of popular American craft beer brand Lagunitas.

Wednesday, September 9th, 2015 No Comments »

Kirin buys $560m stake in Myanmar Brewery

Japan’s Kirin Holdings has taken control of Myanmar Brewery, Burma’s largest brewery, in a deal worth US$560 million.

Thursday, August 20th, 2015 No Comments »

Heineken posts positive results

Dutch brewer, Heineken, has posted better than expected results in the first half of this year despite a slight slowdown in Africa.

Monday, August 3rd, 2015 No Comments »

Diageo goes solo in South 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.

Tuesday, July 28th, 2015 No Comments »

Big beer battle brewing in Burma

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.

Friday, July 10th, 2015 No Comments »

Heineken escapes advertising ban

Heineken has escaped an ad ban after a youth alcohol council branded one of its ads “irresponsible” for implying alcohol was key to success.

Thursday, March 19th, 2015 No Comments »

Vietnam government to sell beer shares

Vietnam’s largest brewer, Sabeco, is selling a 53% government stake in the company to private investors.

Tuesday, March 17th, 2015 No Comments »

Heineken invests $470m in Mexican brewery

Heineken has announced plans to invest US$470 million in building a new brewery in Mexico – its seventh in the country.

Thursday, March 12th, 2015 No Comments »

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