As anticipated, the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) has announced an investigation into the local impacts of Anheuser-Busch InBev’s proposed takeover of SABMiller.
Despite media reports to the contrary, Anheuser-Busch InBev’s takeover of SABMiller faces no major regulatory hurdles in the Australian market, according to a leading competition lawyer.
Anheuser-Busch today announced it will acquire Los Angeles-based Golden Road Brewing.
Carlton & United Breweries (CUB) may reclaim its mantle as Australia’s biggest brewer in the event of a successful takeover of SABMiller by AB InBev, Euromonitor has predicted.
Anheuser-Busch InBev’s possible buyout of SABMiller could be the beer market’s last great consolidation event, but it would have little impact on the dominant trends affecting the industry, according to a leading drinks analyst.
Matt flies solo catching up with Dave Bonighton, chair of the Craft Beer Industry Association, about the new definition for craft beer and also with Paul van de Walle from ABInBev to discuss the challenges of making beer consistent around the world.
Stella’s upcoming Christmas campaign is part of a cynical attempt by the world’s biggest brewer to portray itself as a craft beer…
With news that the four biggest international brewers make more than half the world’s beer, Australian Brews News takes a closer look at who owns what and how that translates to the Australian marketplace.
North America has been a pointer to trends at both ends of the Australian beer market, with both ultra-light flavoured, low-carbohydrate beers and flavour-bursting hop monsters being pioneered there. The success of the low-carb market here will guarantee that Australia’s larger brewers will be watching closely the fortunes of a new beer at the lightest… Read more →