Molson Coors officially opens modern brewing facility in Canada

CANADA - Molson Coors, a multinational brewing company, has officially broken ground for the construction of company's most modern brewing facility and distribution centre to date. The project represents a major investment and a new chapter in the company's 230 plus years in Canada. This new brewery and distribution centre is a significant investment by…

Molson Coors Canada and HEXO complete join venture to launch Truss

CANADA – Molson Coors Canada, the Canadian business unit of Molson Coors Brewing Company, and HEXO Corp. have announced that they have closed the deal to form a joint venture to pursue opportunities to develop non-alcoholic, cannabis-infused beverages for the Canadian market following legalization. HEXO is an adult-use cannabis brand built by innovators and explorers,…

Coca-Cola in talks with cannabis-infused beverages company Aurora Cannabis

USA - The Coca-Cola Company, the global manufacturer for non-alcoholic beverages, is in “serious talks” with Aurora Cannabis Inc. to develop cannabis-infused beverages, a move that would signal a significant foray into the marijuana sector. According to Bloomberg, Coca-Cola is interested in developing beverages that are infused with cannabidiol, commonly referred to as CBD, the…

Molson Coors partners with Canadian cannabis producer, The Hydropothecary Corporation

CANADA - Molson Coors Brewing Co., a multinational brewing company, has partnered with Canadian cannabis producer The Hydropothecary Corporation, to enter into a deal that will develop cannabis-infused beverages in Canada. According to the company, it is teaming with Canadian cannabis producer, The Hydropothecary Corporation (HEXO), to create a joint partnership "to pursue opportunities to…

Molson Coors expands its soft drink brand with acquisition of Clearly Kombucha

USA - US brewer Molson Coors has expanded its portfolio of soft drink brands with the acquisition of California-based Clearly Kombucha from Top Shelf Beverages for an undisclosed sum. Kombucha is one of the fastest-growing segments of the packaged soft drinks market, and Molson Coors stated that projections estimate that the category will grow more…

Molson Coors acquires UK eight generation cider producer Aspall

UK – Molson Coors Brewing Company has announced the expansion of its cider portfolio through the acquisition of Suffolk, UK based Aspall Cyder Limited. The acquisition brings together two companies with similar family-orientated ownership structures, with close to 650 years of combined experience in operating excellence say the two companies. Founded in 1728 by Clement…

Molson Coors signs agreement to distribute Snow beer in UK

UK - Molson Coors has signed an agreement with China Resources Snow Breweries (CRSB), which gives the brand exclusive rights to distribute Snow beer to the UK market. Snow’s main market is China, and CRSB claims it is the highest-selling beer by volume in the world. “Consumers’ tastes are continuing to diversify which makes the beer market…

Molson Coors announces Sergey Yeskov new President and CEO

USA - Molson Coors Brewing Company has announced that Sergey Yeskov, currently Chief Sales & Customer Excellence Officer, has been promoted to the role of President and Chief Executive Officer, Molson Coors International, effective January 1, 2018. Yeskov had successfully led Molson Coors Croatia & Bosnia business to sustained share and profit growth before transferring…