Heineken opens US$440m production facility in Mexico

MEXICO – World’s second largest brewer, Heineken has opened its largest production facility in Meoqui, Nothern Mexico as the Dutch brewer seeks to further increase its footprint in the dynamic and promising market. The US$440 […]

Heineken to invest US$244 million in Brazil to double production capacity

BRAZIL – Heineken, the world’s second-largest brewer, will invest 985 million reais (US$244 million) in Brazil to double its production capacity, reports Reuters. The investment, which started in January and is expected to be concluded […]

Heineken South Africa boosts Namibia Breweries profits

NAMIBIA – Namibia Breweries Limited have closed their 2019 financial year with 17 export destinations, 18 brands, and a profit of N$931 million (US$62.88m), reports the Namibian. This is according to recently released financial statements […]

Nigerian Breweries unveils new sleek and stylish Heineken beer cans

NIGERIA – Heineken, through its Nigerian bottler Nigerian Breweries, has launched two new sleek and stylish 33cl cans for the packaging of its premium beer brand in Nigeria. This is part of the Dutch brewing […]

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 […]