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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Castle Lite Keeps It Cool with Rick Ross in new TV...

The new spot carries on Castle Lite’s celebrity-filled legacy by adding hip hop icon Rick Ross to a legendary list that already features the likes...

Leading Edge thinking from Hunter’s

When South Africa’s largest cider brand wanted to launch their new cider with hop extract, EDGE, to the market they turned to packaging specialists,...

Spazas boost traditional trade surge in SA

The ongoing dynamic of modern versus traditional trade within South Africa's retail sector has seen exceptional growth of the spaza shop format with an...