Anheuser-Busch fully acquires Craft Brew Alliance to expand product portfolio

USA – Anheuser-Busch, the America subsidiary of Belgium-based Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBeV) has announced that it will acquire the outstanding 68.8% stake in Craft Brew Alliance (CBA) for about US$321 million. Anheuser-Busch currently holds 31.2% […]

AB InBev reports growth in third quarter revenues boosted by non-beer volumes

BELGIUM – World largest brewer, AB InBeV reported a 2.7% growth in revenue during the third quarter ending 30th September helped by a 4% increase in non-beer volumes which offset a 0.9%  decline in beer […]

Zambian Breweries’ cassava project goes to the root of economic diversification

ZAMBIA – Zambian Breweries Plc, a subsidiary of AB InBev is championing commercialization of cassava through its flagship cassava project. Through the project the brewer is adding value for small-scale farmers, ensuring economic diversification, job […]

Fluent Beverage plans commercial launch of CBD-infused beverages in Canada

CANADA – The joint venture company between AB InBev and Tilray, Fluent Beverage Company has unveiled that it will be commercializing non-alcoholic CBD- infused drinks in Canada. Fluent Beverage plans to have the beverages on […]

AB InBev teams up with Tata subsidiary to open 15 microbreweries in India

INDIA – World’s leading brewer AB InBev is partnering with Tata owned Indian Hotels Company (IHCL) to open 15 microbreweries over the next five years, located within IHCL hotels. The investment will be conceptualised by […]

Nampak sells glass business for US$125m to AB InBev’s affiliate Isanti Glass 1

SOUTH AFRICA – Nampak, a South Africa based diversified packaging manufacturer, has sold its glass business to Isanti Glass 1 for about R1.5bn (US$125m). Isanti Glass 1 is 60% owned by investment firm Kwande Capital, […]

AB InBev debuts Budweiser Reserve Black Lager in collaboration with Jim Beam

USA – AB InBev’s brewing major, Budweiser in partnership with Jim Beam have unveiled a specialty beer ‘Budweiser Reserve Black Lager’ with an alcohol by volume of 7.1%. The limited edition of the specialty beer […]

AB InBev’s Carlton & United Breweries acquires Riot Wine to expand portfolio

AUSTRALIA – Brewing giant Carlton & United Breweries, a subsidiary of AB InBeV has acquired Australian wine company Riot Wine Co, for an undisclosed sum. The deal marks Carlton & United Breweries’ entry into the […]