Coopers, CUB and Lion are all investing in their international portfolios as overseas beer brands see growth, prompted by COVID-19 drinking habits, after a period of decline.
Carlton & United Breweries Pty Ltd
In the latest tax disclosures from the Australian Tax Office, it was revealed that neither of the country’s two major brewers paid corporate tax last year.
Ready-made heritage brands like VB and Fosters are making a comeback as major brewers draw the line with craft acquisitions according to consumer psychologist.
Shortages of Corona beer in Australia will continue into the holidays according to distributor Carlton & United Breweries.
Carlton & United Breweries is upping production of Foster’s Classic by 300 per cent as it taps into ‘iconic’ heritage brands.
Carlton & United Breweries is investing in multimillion-dollar campaigns for international brands Asahi Super Dry and Peroni to drive growth.
Limited edition Carlton Draught Premiership Cans have rolled off the line at CUB’s Abbotsford’s brewery to celebrate the Tigers’ historic back-to-back Premiership win.
In a surprise move, beleaguered brewer Broo has signed a contract brewing agreement with Carlton and United Breweries.
With CUB now safely in Asahi’s hands, a competition assessment conducted by the ACCC shows it allowed the sale despite Asahi having a significant impact on competition.
Asahi has officially acquired Carlton and United Breweries although it remains dependent on the sale of a number of beer and cider brands.