Carlsberg replaces plastic pack rings with recyclable glue to tackle plastic waste

DENMARK - The Danish brewer Carlsberg has unveiled innovative solutions to reduce plastic waste including the launch of ‘Snap Pack’, which it says will reduce plastic waste globally by more than 1200 tonnes (an equivalent of 60 million plastic bags) a year. Carlsberg becomes the first in the beer industry to eliminate pack rings, plastic…

Carlsberg announces investments in Kronenbourg brewery in France

FRANCE – Carlsberg Group, a global brewing company, has announced investments at its Kronenbourg brewery in France, as President Macron visits New Carlsberg Glyptotek. According to the company, the US$116.92 million investment was announced during the visit of the French President Macron to the historical New Carlsberg Glyptotek in Copenhagen. During the visit, Cees ‘t…

Carlsberg second-quarter sales beat estimates raising profit outlook for the year

DENMARK - Carlsberg, the world’s third-largest brewer has recorded improved total sales which rose to US$2.80bn on growing demand for its expensive beers, way above analysts’ expectations in a Reuters poll. Due to strong overall performance in both the first and second quarter, the brewer has increased its full-year earnings outlook to high-single-digit percentage organic growth…

Carlsberg increases ownership in Cambodian brewer to 75%

INDIA – Carlsberg, one of the leading brewery groups in the world, has increased its ownership in the Cambodian brewer Cambrew Limited (Cambrew) by 25% and as a result, the Carlsberg Group now owns 75% of Cambrew. According to the company, Cambrew is among the largest brewers in Cambodia. Its largest beer brand – the…

Carlsberg, Brooklyn Brewery collaborate to open new craft brewery in Lithuania

UK - Carlsberg A/S, the Denmark based global brewer has collaborated with Brooklyn Brewery to open a new craft beer site at Svyturys Brewery set to begin production in Lithuania. The site, located in Klaipeda port area in Lithuania features a modern craft beer line, beer museum, gastrobar and shop, and conference and degustation halls.…

Carlsberg considers Indian Listing to tap growing market for ‘foreign beer’

INDIA- Danish global brewer, Carlsberg Group is planning for local listing for its Indian operations in a bid to grow its market share in the beer business dominated by United Breweries. According to an article by the Bloomberg, Carlsberg may be attracted by the high valuations in the Indian stock market, where United Breweries trades…

Carlsberg India introduces a beer crafted ‘Carlsberg Smooth’

INDIA - Carlsberg India, the global brew company that produces and supplies beer, has announced the launch of Carlsberg Smooth, a premium mild beer made with the finest European Barley for a rich and smooth taste. According to the company, the new brew is a combination of classic and modern portfolio, with superior quality from…

Carlsberg’s Nancy Cruickshank quits board for digital role

DENMARK - Carlsberg’s member of Supervisory Board, Nancy Cruickshank has stepped down from the board to take up a new role as Senior Vice President Digital Business Transformation effective 8 May 2018. Carlsberg said following the announcement, they have initiated a search for new member of the board. Nancy joined the European brewer’s board in…

Carlsberg launches new alcohol-free beer brand to meet demand

DENMARK - Carlsberg A/S, the European global brewer has unveiled Birell, a new alcohol-free beer brand available in two styles that is, Pilsner Lager and Belgian Wit driven by strong consumer demand. According to Carlsberg, although the brand has no alcohol, it portrays the same characteristics desired by consumers including body, mouthfeel, foam and great…

Carlsberg India establishes new brewery in Karnataka

INDIA – Carlsberg has established a new brewery in Karnataka, India with the aims to further strengthen its capacity and foothold in the southern region, reinforcing its commitment to India and strengthening its increasing footprint in the country. According to the company, the establishment of this new brewery is an aspirational step to further strengthen…