Absa hops onboard City Sightseeing

The red double-decker City Sightseeing busses are world-renowned; these iconic open-topped busses act as travelling billboards and have an active and established presence taking...

Weed startups want social drinkers to change way they get buzzed

Now that recreational marijuana is legal in California and seven other states, startups are vying with traditional beverage companies for the attention of consumers planning to...

Entries now open for 2018 Wine Label Design Awards and Beer...

The awards are sponsored by self-adhesive label supplier Rotolabel and are convened by Winemag.co.za. Cape Town advertising and design studio At Pace designed the logo and other...

Carlsberg makes strong progress towards sustainability targets

The report indicates the initial success of the brand’s ‘Together towards Zero’ sustainability programme established in June 2017, which set sustainability targets for 2022 and 2030...

AB InBev’s ZX Ventures opens craft brewery in China

The facility represents AB InBev’s first dedicated craft beer facility in Asia, and will produce craft beers for its Goose Island, Boxing Cat and Kaiba brands. AB...

Alcoholic Drinks: Seven Trends For 2018

DRINKING GOES MINDFUL From moderation initiatives to breaking the taboo of teetotalism, the trend will gather further momentum, reach critical mass and enter the realms of a...

Moments of natural refreshment with Strongbow

Majority of commuters use public transport where their experience of the city is clouded by noise, heat, traffic and clutter. Strongbow, in collaboration with Red Star,...

Government wants liquor ads ban

If Parliament passes the bill, alcohol advertising on radio and television will be banned from 6 am to 10 pm and the age limit for...

Heineken updates Amstel look as part of £7m marketing push

Rolling out across UK stores from February, the revamp includes a red design and modernised logo to boost standout on shelf. Heineken said that in keeping with consumer...

New sponsor confirmed for Blitzboks

The sponsorship continues a long-standing relationship between the rugby body and SA Breweries, said Jurie Roux, CEO of SA Rugby, and it comes just at...

SAB tie-up exceeds AB InBev’s expectations

"The combination with SAB has exceeded our expectations," Anheuser-Busch InBev CEO Carlos Brito said in the Belgium brewer’s results released on Thursday morning. The acquisition of the...

Heineken inaugurates Mexican brewery after $500m investment

Announced in 2015, the site will have a production capacity of 6 million hectolitres per year and produce brands such as Tecate, Dos Equis and Heineken...

AB InBev ramps up Africa investment as demand grows

Shipments in the region excluding SA increased by as much as 20% in 2017, putting it among the fastest-growing territories for the world’s biggest brewer. Premium brands...

BrewDog supports equal pay movement with ‘Pink IPA’ release

The company, which has never shied away from addressing social issues like environmental change and a shortage of organ donors, said the beer is exactly the same inside the...

Beer party era could be over for AB Inbev

There hasn’t been much froth on the AB InBev share price in recent months. Investor sentiment had gone flat as analysts feared digesting SABMiller was proving tougher...

Heineken partners with Infor to improve production capacity

Infor is a developer of industry-tailored cloud-based applications, and its Infor Advanced Scheduling helps to reduce production complexity for brands. Heineken will introduce the Infor Advanced Scheduling software to...

‘BrewDog’s Pink IPA shows how futile it is to advertise by...

The beer was supposed to raise further awareness of equal pay and throw humour on many food and drink brands’ unimaginative way of appealing to women....

Corona rolls out higher-priced, low-calorie beer

Corona Premier’s introduction comes on the heels of AB InBev’s Michelob Ultra Pure Gold rollout. Both higher-priced, lower-calorie beers are ...