British brewers achieve 42% reduction in CO2 emissions within 10 years

UK – The brewing industry in the UK has attained 42%  reduction in total CO2 emissions in the last decade, representing a reduction of 202,952 tonnes- according to new research conducted by the British Beer […]

Rwanda’s Bralirwa reports 3.9% growth in half year revenue to US$51.32m

RWANDA – Bralirwa Plc, the producer of Heineken Beer in Rwanda, reported 3.9% growth in revenues to US$51.32 million (Rwf42.1bn) for the half year period ending 30th June 2019, driven by volume growth. Despite a […]

Nigerian Breweries reports 28% decline in half year profits as costs spike 24.2%

NIGERIA – Nigerian Breweries Plc (NB) reported a 28% fall in profits during the first six months of 2019 ending on 30th June to US$ 36.84 million (N13.3bn) from, as increasing cost and continued to […]

Heineken UK to add nutrition and calorie information of cider labels

UK – Heineken UK has said that it has significantly reduced sugar across its cider brands and will add nutritional and calorie information on the brand labels starting 2019. The move will see the leading […]

Heineken enters Ecuadorian beer market with Biela Ecuador acquisition

ECUADOR – The Dutch brewing giant, Heineken has acquired a majority stake in Ecuador’s local beer maker, Biela y Bebidas del Ecuador S.A. BIELESA (‘BIELA ECUADOR’), marking its entry into the Ecuadorian beer market. Biela […]

Heineken buys 2.8% stake in United Breweries to grow Indian beer market

INDIA – The Dutch brewing company, Heineken has acquired a 2.8% stake in India’s leading beer manufacturer, United Breweries, expanding its reach in the country’s beer market. Heineken has purchased 7,400,000 shares of United Breweries […]

Distell, Heineken, Pernod Ricard, others enter into good business practice agreement

SOUTH AFRICA – South Africa’s alcoholic beverage manufacturers have signed an agreement with the government on good business practices in a bid to improve the business environment, reports Business Report. Among the companies who signed […]