Heineken appoints new regional Presidents for Europe and Asia Pacific

NETHERLANDS – Dutch multinational brewer, Heineken has appointed Soren Hagh as President of the Europe region and Jacco van der Linden as President of the Asia Pacific region. Soren Hagh will succeed Stefan Orlowski, who […]

Non-alcoholic beer maker Athletic Brewing raises US$17.5m in Series B round

USA – Connecticut-based non-alcoholic craft beer startup, Athletic Brewing Company has closed a US$17.5 million Series B funding round to support its planned expansion and acquisitions. According to a Forbes report, the funding round attracted […]

Beer with a splash of seltzer: Molson Coors’ Leinenkugel introduces Spritzen

USA – The Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company, part of Molson Coors’ Tenth and Blake craft division, has introduced its new trio of beers with a splash of seltzer, Leinenkugel’s Spritzen, available across the United States. […]

AB InBev launches Budweiser Nitro Infused Golden Lager in the US

USA – Budweiser, the iconic beer brand owned by AB InBev has launched its first golden lager infused with nitrogen gas known as Budweiser Nitro Gold with an alcohol by volume of 5%. According to […]

Heineken signs deal to operate Spain breweries using 100% renewable electricity

SPAIN – Heineken Spain has signed a long-term power purchase agreement (PPA) with energy supplier, Iberdrola, to supply all its four Spain breweries and offices with 100% renewable electricity. The agreement by the two companies […]

Heineken reports 5.6% growth in net revenue boosted by increased volumes

NETHERLANDS – Heineken reported a 5.6% organic growth in net revenue to €23.894bn (US$26.09bn) during the 2019 financial year supported by a 3.3% increase in net revenue per hectolitre and a 2.2% increase in total […]

‘Together Towards Zero’: Carlsberg cuts carbon emissions by 30%

DENMARK – As the Carlsberg Group works towards eliminating carbon emissions at its breweries by 2030, the group says that it has achieved a 30% reduction in relative carbon emissions at its breweries since 2015. […]

AB InBev to use electric Volvo Trucks to deliver beers with zero emissions

EUROPE – AB InBev, the world’s leading brewer and Volvo Trucks, have announced the order of a brand new in series produced Volvo Electric Truck, which will deliver its beers across Europe from April 2020 […]

Constellation Brands sells Ballast Point to Kings & Convicts Brewing

USA – Constellation Brands, America’s third-largest beer company, has agreed to sell Ballast Point brand and a number of its associated production facilities and brewpubs to Chicago-based Kings & Convicts Brewing Co. Constellation Brands acquired […]

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% […]