Pineapple prices explode as South Africans rush to brew their own...

Pineapple prices have skyrocketed as South Africans – desperate for booze during lockdown – turn their hand to amateur brewing.According to numbers from the...

SAB gets permission to move beer – but still had to...

On Monday, SA Breweries (SAB) – owner of Castle Lager, Hansa, and Black Label – received permission from government to transport beer to its...

Locked-down drinkers lose their thirst for Budweiser, Stella

Anheuser-Busch InBev NV warned that its biggest three beer brands -- Budweiser, Stella Artois and Corona -- are bearing the brunt of a collapse...

Thirsty Mexican beer lovers left Corona-less in a corona-filled world

Mexicans have been affected by the coronavirus pandemic in many ways, including beer lovers finding it particularly difficult to quench their thirst as supplies...

Recession set to alter beer-buying landscape

Anheuser-Busch InBev has warned that its biggest three beer brands - Budweiser, Stella Artois and Corona - are bearing the brunt of a sales...

SAB warns of up to 2,000 job losses – report

The South African Breweries (SAB) has warned that around half of its front line workforce –  2,000 people – are in the firing line,...

Carlsberg’s beer sales hit by coronavirus with 7% decline

Carlsberg has recorded a decline of 6.8% in first quarter sales due to the nationwide closure of bars and restaurants during the coronavirus lockdown.In...

Craft brewing may take years to recover from lockdown

It is expected that it will take years for South Africa’s craft distillers and brewers to recover from the nationwide lockdown to contain the...

Heineken’s March beer sales fall 14% due to Covid-19

Heineken has reported that its beer sales have been significantly impacted by the coronavirus outbreak, with global beer volume sales falling 14% in March.Heineken...

Heineken beer sales slide amid lockdowns, worse to come

Heineken, the world’s second-largest brewer, reported a 14% slide in beer sales in March, with sharp declines in all regions as the COVID-19 pandemic...

Stella Artois launches multinational campaign to help bars, restaurants weather crisis

Anheuser-Busch InBev beer brand Stella Artois has launched a campaign from agency Gut to help promote the brand’s new program to support local bars...

Genius Brewing receives ‘significant’ investment from major drink industry figures

UK-based craft beer maker Genius Brewing has received a ‘significant’ investment from former Molson Coors global CEO Mark Hunter and David Wither, founder and...

Heineken drastically scales back operations in Mexico amid coronavirus

Heineken has announced that it is suspending distribution in Mexico and reducing production operations “to a minimum”, in response to government orders aimed at...

Corona distributor Constellation Brands reports strong full-year results

Constellation Brands – the distributor of the Corona beer brand in the US – has reported stronger than expected full-year sales growth, though the...

Pernod Ricard commits R2 million to support bartenders, waitrons with #KeepTheSpirit...

Pernod Ricard South Africa, the world’s leading premium spirits and champagne company, has launched the #KeepTheSpirit initiative to help alleviate the economic impact on...

Heineken names new presidents for Europe and Asia Pacific units

Heineken has appointed Soren Hagh as president of its Europe region and Jacco van der Linden as president of its Asia Pacific region, effective...

Budweiser introduces new beer made from nitrogen

Fresh off the release of Budweiser Reserve Black Lager made with Jim Beam Bourbon last September, Budweiser is at it again, this time dropping...

SAB Zenzele AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

Joining the presidency in a nationwide effort to safeguard the health and wellbeing of all South Africans, the SAB Zenzele board has made the...