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Saturday 28 November 2015


Heineken to merge Nigerian breweries

Heineken is to merge its majority-owned Nigerian Breweries and Consolidated Breweries to “fully capitalise” on the future growth of Nigeria’s beer and malt drinks market.

Monday, May 12th, 2014 No Comments »

SABMiller invests $110m in Nigerian brewery

SABMiller has announced plans to triple production at its brewery in Nigeria as part of a $110 million expansion plan.

Friday, January 24th, 2014 No Comments »

Islamic police destroy beer in Nigeria

Islamic police in the northern Nigerian city of Kano have destroyed over 240,000 bottles of beer.

Friday, November 29th, 2013 No Comments »

Champagne to rival Armand de Brignac launched

A British entrepreneur has created a Champagne brand aimed at the hip hop community to rival rapper Jay-Z’s favourite fizz, Armand de Brignac.

Wednesday, July 31st, 2013 No Comments »

Nigeria’s thirst for Champagne explodes

A status symbol obsessed elite in Nigeria has driven the country to become one of the fastest growing markets in the world for Champagne.

Thursday, May 9th, 2013 No Comments »

China to be 6th largest producer by 2016

China is set to become the sixth largest wine producer in the world by 2016, according to the latest figures from Vinexpo.

Wednesday, February 6th, 2013 No Comments »

Champagne’s future markets: #10 Africa

One can’t help but feel sometimes that a little too much attention and excitement is falling on those new kids on the block, the oft-referenced markets of Brazil, Russia, India and China.

Wednesday, January 16th, 2013 No Comments »

Nigeria’s pop at Europe

The Champagne is flowing faster in Africa’s second-largest economy, but a lot of marketing is strangely still focused on conspicuous consumption in austerity Europe

Monday, December 10th, 2012 Comments Off on Nigeria’s pop at Europe

Rabobank points out “hidden gem markets”

Rabobank has reminded the trade not to ignore emerging markets such as Nigeria and Mexico as attention becomes increasingly fixed on the Far East.

Friday, November 23rd, 2012 No Comments »

World’s largest rosé Champagne released

Champagne Cattier, owners of Armand de Brignac, has released the world’s largest bottle of rosé Champagne onto the market.

Monday, May 28th, 2012 1 Comment »

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