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JDO gives Baltika beer a new bottle design

    JDO gives Baltika beer a new bottle design

One of Russia’s most popular beer brands, Baltika 3, is set to get a facelift with a new bottle design from JDO Brand & Design. The Carlsberg-owned beer was aiming

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Crown Holdings designs new beverage can for Guinness

Crown Holdings has designed a new limited edition packaging for Guinness Brewery’s Foreign Extra Stout brand of beverage. Designed to celebrate Crown Holdings’ nearly 150-year presence in Singapore, the beverage

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Craft brewery’s edible six pack rings

Most plastic beer six‐pack rings end up in our oceans and pose a serious threat to wildlife. Saltwater Brewery together with WeBelievers has designed, tested and prototyped the first ever

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SABMiller packaging shows beer temperature

UK-based beverage company SABMiller has launched a new smart sensor technology that shows the perfect drinking temperature of beer. Based on a colour-changing ink concept, the sensor is enclosed in

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Oregon to launch limited-edition brewing purées

Oregon Fruit Products has announced a timetable of limited-edition releases for its Fruit for Brewing range of fruit purées, specifically designed to be used by breweries in the beer making

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Budweiser launches twist-off bottle caps

Anheuser-Busch InBev’s beer brand, Budweiser has introduced new twist-off bottle caps for its product line in the UK. The new caps are expected to eliminate the need for bottle openers,

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Grolsch appears in ‘modernised’ bottles

Branding and packaging design consultant Cartils has redesigned Dutch beer brand Grolsch’s primary and secondary packaging to bring its new brand platform, Unconventional by Tradition, to life. Cartils has simplified

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Actega to provide PVC-free bottle closures for AB InBev

Anheuser-Busch has partnered with coatings and sealants manufacturer Actega to provide PVC-free bottle closure for the brewer to use in the Chinese market. Actega will facilitate production of the PVC-free

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Ardagh launches new tapping system for in-home beer kegs

Ardagh has launched a new tapping system for its 3.1 litre and 5 litre metal party kegs, together with plastics and injection moulding specialist KMT. The new tap will “bring an

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Oculto presents new illuminated bottle design

Oculto, the unique tequila barrel-aged blend of beer and lager, has showcased two new interactive packaging innovations – including an illuminated bottle design and a web-based app utilising Internet of

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Robust Performance by C&C Group

    Robust Performance by C&C Group

C&C Group, the Irish and UK branded cider and beer business, has increased operating profit before exceptional items by 9% to Eur111.2 million for 2012, despite a 4.8% drop in

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St Austell Brewery Secures £40 Million Refinancing Deal

    St Austell Brewery Secures £40 Million Refinancing Deal

British regional brewer and pub operator St Austell Brewery has secured a new £40 million refinancing package with Royal Bank of Scotland and Barclays Bank. The Cornish brewer will use

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Diageo Completes $225 Million Acquisition of Ethiopian Brewer

    Diageo Completes $225 Million Acquisition of Ethiopian Brewer

Diageo has completed the acquisition of Meta Brewery, a leading beer company in Ethiopia, for a cash consideration of $225 million, subject to customary post completion adjustments. The acquisition concludes

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Shepherd Neame Achieves Record Sales

    Shepherd Neame Achieves Record Sales

Shepherd Neame, the Kent-based English brewer and pub operator, increased turnover by 5.2% to £121.3 million and operating profit before exceptionals by 3.3% to £12.3 million for the year ended

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Heineken Starts Amstel Brewing in Russia

    Heineken Starts Amstel Brewing in Russia

Heineken has commenced the brewing of its Amstel brand at its St Petersburg brewery in Russia. Heineken is reported to be aiming to capture a 1% share of the Russian

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Foster’s Rejects A$11.2b SABMiller Approach

    Foster’s Rejects A$11.2b SABMiller Approach

Foster’s Group, the largest brewer in Australia, has rejected an unsolicited A$11.2b (Eur8.3b) acquisition approach from SABMiller. The proposal to acquire Foster’s is in line with SABMiller’s strategy to create

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Moscow Brewing Company to Produce Kirin Beer

    Moscow Brewing Company to Produce Kirin Beer

Moscow Brewing Company has signed a 20-year deal with Kirin Holdings of Japan for the licensed production of Kirin Ichiban beer in Russia. The brand will be produced at the

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Heineken Looks to Expand in Brazil

    Heineken Looks to Expand in Brazil

Heineken is reported to be considering making an offer to acquire Primo Schincariol Industria de Cervejas Refrigerantes, the second largest brewer in Brazil behind Anheuser-Busch InBev. Primo Schincariol Industria de

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Decline in British Beer Sales Eases

    Decline in British Beer Sales Eases

Beer sales fell by 3.8 per cent in the first quarter of 2011 compared with the same period in 2010, according to the latest UK Quarterly Beer Barometer published today

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Heineken Sponsors London Olympics 2012

    Heineken Sponsors London Olympics 2012

Heineken UK has been appointed as official lager supplier and sponsor of the London 2012 Olympic Games As part of the deal, the company’s flagship premium beer, Heineken will be

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SABMiller Reveals Europe’s Most Popular Beer Drinking Destination

    SABMiller Reveals Europe’s Most Popular Beer Drinking Destination

Prague, Amsterdam and Berlin have been named the top European destinations for a beer, according to a new report into European beer drinking culture by SABMiller, one of the world’s

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SABMiller Enters Argentinean Beer Market

    SABMiller Enters Argentinean Beer Market

SABMiller, one of the world’s largest brewers, has acquired Cerveceria Argentina SA Isenbeck (CASA Isenbeck), the third largest brewer in Argentina, from the Warsteiner Group. CASA Isenbeck’s principal brands are

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Diageo Strengthens Brewing Business

  Diageo Strengthens Brewing Business

Diageo has strengthened its beer business in emerging markets after its East African Breweries subsidiary acquired a 51% stake in

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Molson Coors Expands in China

  Molson Coors Expands in China

In line with its strategy of increasing its exposure to emerging beer markets, Molson Coors Brewing Company has completed its

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Biggest Fall in UK Alcohol Consumption in 60 Years

  Biggest Fall in UK Alcohol Consumption in 60 Years

UK drinkers are continuing to reduce their alcohol consumption, with 2009 seeing the sharpest year-on-year decline since 1948, according to

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Foster’s Turns Down Offer for Wine Business

  Foster’s Turns Down Offer for Wine Business

Foster’s, the Australian brewer and wine maker, is reported to have rejected a cash offer of up to A$2.7b (£1.6b)

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Carlsberg to Close Swiss Brewery

  Carlsberg to Close Swiss Brewery

Global brewer Carlsberg will concentrate its beer production in Switzerland at its main brewery at Rheinfelden and its site in

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Strong Showing From Heineken

  Strong Showing From Heineken

Global brewer Heineken has produced a strong first half performance but remains cautious on the development of beer consumption in

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Efes Breweries Shows Improvement in Russia

  Efes Breweries Shows Improvement in Russia

Despite the continued adverse economic climate and the significant excise tax increase in Russia, one of its key markets, Efes

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SABMiller Interested in Foster’s

  SABMiller Interested in Foster’s

SABMiller, the world’s second biggest brewer, is reported to be considering launching a £7b bid for the beer business of

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World Cup Scores For Anheuser-Busch InBev

  World Cup Scores For Anheuser-Busch InBev

Helped by its sponsorship of the FIFA World Cup, Anheuser-Busch InBev, the world’s biggest brewer, increased beer volumes by 2%

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World’s Strongest and Most Expensive Beer Goes on Sale

  World’s Strongest and Most Expensive Beer Goes on Sale

Brew Dog, the Scottish maverick independent brewery, has unveiled the strongest, most expensive and most shocking beer in the world.

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SABMiller Calls For Greater Environmental and Social Disclosure

SABMiller, the world’s second largest beer company, is calling on the brewing industry to improve disclosure on environmental and social

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