On the podcast this week, some great tips for breweries moving to online sales as well as the reaction to Asahi’s CUB acquisition.
The Independent Brewers Association has slammed the decision by the ACCC to approve the Asahi-CUB deal, and is asking consumers to back a campaign to break open tap contacts in the wake of it.
Regulator approval of the $16 billion Asahi deal for CUB is a “great outcome” although foreign investment board is still to review the deal.
The ACCC will not oppose Asahi’s acquisition of CUB after Asahi undertook to divest two of its beer brands and three of its cider brands.
On the Brews News Week podcast this week the UK equivalent of ABAC looks at cartoons on beer labels, and how the covid-19 virus is affecting the beer industry.
Asahi has told the ACCC it will divest a raft of its cider and beer brands including Strongbow, Becks and Stella if the $16 billion CUB deal goes through.
The ATO’s release of tax transparency figures revealed that CUB’s parent company did not pay any corporate tax for the fifth year running, but it’s a bit more complicated than that, according to experts.
Feral’s Imperial Biggie has faced an ABAC panel again, while Asahi received a complaint for advertising during a screening of the latest Star Wars installment.
It’s the penultimate episode of Brews News Week for 2019. In the news: ACCC raises competition concerns over Asahi-CUB deal and Malt Shed owners put brewery up for sale.
The ACCC has announced that it has concerns about competition in the beer and cider markets regarding the proposed acquisition of CUB by Asahi.