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Game-changer? ‘If you combine our new portfolio and historical brands, we can transform the game’ Budweiser Brewing Group’s Jean-David Thumelaire explains

Big Interview – in association with Budweiser Brewing Group

How Budweiser will do things a bit differently on reopening

By Stuart Stone

Jean-David Thumelaire describes 2020 as a ‘weird year’ to be pushing Corona in the on-trade – for obvious reasons. Now, with what he sees as the ‘real’ reopening in sight, he discusses the 'art' of post-pandemic planning.

Trade assist: 'After our Save Pub Life initiative funnelled £1m into pubs across the country, we evolved the platform to offer a comprehensive package of support to help our pub and bar partners reopen safely,' BBG's Paula Lindenberg said

AB InBev sees volume sales rise

By Nikkie Thatcher

Global beer brand AB InBev saw total volume sales increase by 1.9% in the third quarter of this year, with own beer volumes up by 2.6%.

Return: Asahi brings back Grolsch

Grolsch makes UK return

By Nicholas Robinson

Grolsch will return to the UK on-trade after its 35-year presence here ended last November.

Attention: Ryan Fritsch outlines his plans for BBG's future

Big Interview

From bombs to beer – AB InBev’s new UK head of on-trade talks pubs

By Nicholas Robinson

Yes that’s right, from bombs to beer. As it turns out, Budweiser Brewing Group’s (BBG) recently appointed on-trade sales director for the UK and Ireland Ryan Fritsch has an extensive background in bomb defusal, a skill he’s hopefully unlikely to need...

Worldwide problem: coronavirus has hit countries across the globe

Coronavirus

AB InBev loses £220m in revenue due to coronavirus

By Nikkie Thatcher

Global brewer AB InBev reported its revenue dropped as a result of coronavirus – this particular strain is known as Covid-19 – in the first two months of 2020, in its trading results.

New name: AB InBev has changed its name in the UK

AB InBev changes its name in the UK

By Nicholas Robinson

Global brewing giant AB InBev has changed the name of its UK business to Budweiser Brewing Group UK&I, in a bid to “reaffirm its commitment” in the territories.

Fairer: ABI scraps connection fees for small brewers

AB InBev scraps connection fees for small brewers

By Nicholas Robinson

Budweiser and Stella Artois brewer AB InBev has launched new line fees, which are claimed to be fairer than those already on the market and which involve scrapping charges for small producers.

Guess who's back? Bass again

AB InBev to bring Bass Pale Ale back

By Nicholas Robinson

Global brewer AB InBev will reintroduce Bass Pale Ale to the UK on-trade this December, in a bid to “reignite” the premium ale category.