Heineken: export strength lager

First-half results from the Dutch brewer highlighted why it is often touted as a takeover target

‘Whoever says he only has success is lying’: Mondragon’s Javier Sotil
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A balance between solidarity and survival

What Basque co-op Mondragon learnt from failure of a key unit

Strong Latin America sales boost Heineken

Dutch brewer lifts first-half profits despite Africa instability

China investigates Viagra-laced baijiu

Hard spirit spiked with powdered erectile dysfunction drug

Illycaffè sells €70m bond to fund growth

Italian family business adapts to rapid industry consolidation

Coca-Cola bottlers hold merger talks

Deal aimed at simplifying manufacturing chain

Russia vigilantes try to enforce food ban

Year into bar on western goods, authorities step up crackdown

AB InBev owns several of the world’s biggest beer brands, including Budweiser...
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AB InBev suffers sharp sales drop

Brewer struggles to match World Cup performance

Emerging markets extend Diageo’s hangover

Group strikes bullish tone despite third year of falling sales

Huai De County, China - 27 SEPTEMBER 2003 - Chinese workers shovel corn in to a wheel barrow at a grain depot in Haui De county in Jilin Province September 27. Jilin Province is China's premier corn producing area and the area is known as the "corn belt." Photo by Natalie Behring-Chisholm/Bloomberg

Corn retreats after US weather brightens

Rain fears ease, pushing prices to four-week low

Maggi noodles push Nestlé India into loss

Year-on-year sales plunge 20% after nationwide ban

Healthy options push up profits at Greggs

Sales of sausage rolls continue to rise as well

Royal Mail faces fine for raising barriers

Fair is a word that keeps lawyers busy for decades

Appetite for apps lifts Domino’s profit

Sales rise at pizza delivery chain as smartphone orders outstrip those from PC for first time

Diageo and Heineken end S African tie-up

Drinks companies terminate deal to concentrate on own strategies

UK takeaway start-up Deliveroo nets $70m

Early-stage delivery business latest to fulfil investor appetite

Nestlé India MD steps down over Maggi

Chief of Philippines arm to try and restore reputation

Danone: favoured child

Yashili deal demonstrates toughness of China’s baby food market

Danone plans Dumex sale in strategy shift

French group to take increased stake in Mengniu

Cans and phones keep EU regulator busy

Competition commissioner Vestager is talking a good game


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