Marston's sells last share of brewing to Carlsberg

Marston's exits brewing to focus on pubs

By Ed Bedington

Marston’s has announced the sale of the remainder of its brewing operations as it refocuses its business to entirely focus on running its pub estate.

Growing anger at Ringwood closure

Ringwood sales process slammed as a 'sham'

By Ed Bedington

Carlsberg Marston’s attempts to find a buyer for the iconic Ringwood Brewery prior to announcing its closure have been branded a “sham”.

Political move: Carlsberg, which introduced bio-based bottles a year ago to its UK subsidiary, has not been contacted by Russian authorities

Carlsberg’s Russian subsidiary seized by state

By Gary Lloyd

The Russian subsidiary of beer manufacturer Carlsberg has been taken over by Russia after president Vladimir Putin signed an order to put it in “temporary management” of the state.

 Top tips: CMBC's John Fogg outlines mistakes and advice on serving cask

The Cask Project

5 common cask mistakes

By John Fogg, CMBC technical specialist

Carlsberg Marston's Brewing Company (CMBC)'s technical specialist John Fogg highlights the most common mistakes made when working with and serving cask ale.

Fibre Bottles: Carlsberg announces launch of first bio-based bottles

Carlsberg launches first bio-based bottles

By Rebecca Weller

Carlsberg has announced the launch of Fibre Bottles, its first bio-based bottle, available to 100 consumers to trial via social media giveaways throughout the summer from Friday 24 June.

Previous history: Carlsberg bought London Fields Brewery in 2017

CMBC closes London Fields Brewery with view to sell

By Nikkie Thatcher

Carlsberg Marston’s Brewing Company (CMBC) has closed London Fields Brewery (LFB), shutting the taproom and stopping brewing immediately, and is looking to sell the site and brand.

Pub pint pledge: 'Our partnership with WWF will give pub-goers another reason to feel good about enjoying a cold pint in their local,' UK director of marketing at Carlsberg, Emma Sherwood-Smith, commented

Carlsberg to make WWF donation per on-trade pint sold

By Stuart Stone

Carlsberg has pledged to offer a donation to the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) for every pint of Carlsberg Pilsner and Carlsberg Export that is served in participating pubs when trading restrictions are lifted.

Irreversible damages: 'The Government needs to demonstrate that the roadmap out of this pandemic provides timely, tangible support to every business in the hospitality sector and, crucially, supports the industry for the long-term.'


'Back to normal’ no longer enough for pubs

By Paul Davies, CEO, Carlsberg Marston’s Brewing Company

Paul Davies, chief executive officer of Carlsberg Marston’s Brewing Company (CMBC), outlines much-needed measures from the Chancellor’s Budget on 3 March to protect the future of the brewing, pub and hospitality industries.

Carlsberg reports UK beer volume down 6%


Carlsberg reports UK beer volume down 6%

By MC Allegra FS

Carlsberg has reported beer volumes in the UK down 6% in the six months to 30 June as tough comparisons from last year’s World Cup build-up kicked in.

Rob Willock: 'You can no longer rely on a steady stream of trade just because you exist'.

Insight for sore eyes

By Rob Willock

You’re trying to run your pub, manage your staff, deal with supply problems, keep up with the paperwork, etc, etc, etc.

Carlsberg Pub Cup attracts 4,000

Carlsberg Pub Cup attracts 4,000

By Adam Pescod

More pubs have been urged to enter a football team for the Carlsberg Pub Cup which has already attracted the signature of nearly 4,000 pubs throughout the UK.

Carlsberg UK to increase prices

Carlsberg UK to increase prices

By Michelle Perrett

Carlsberg UK is to increase its wholesale prices by an average 7p a pint from January due to costs.

Carlsberg UK boss Sheps moves to Russia

Carlsberg UK boss Sheps moves to Russia

By Mark Wingettt, M&C Report

The chief executive of Carlsberg UK Dr Isaac Sheps is to move to a new job within the company at the start of December.

Carlsberg: Arsenal link-up

Carlsberg to sponsor Arsenal FC

By John Harrington, M&C Report

Carlsberg has announced a three-season deal to be the official beer of Arsenal Football Club. The deal, for an undisclosed sum, will include use of...

Warning: Carlsberg UK advised about future promotions

ASA warns Carlsberg over future promotions

By Adam Pescod

Carlsberg UK has been advised by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) to make a reasonable estimate of the response to future promotions,...

Carlsberg: major upgrade

Carlsberg to upgrade flagship brand

By Mark Wingett, M&C Report

Carlsberg Group has announced a major upgrade of all key elements of its flagship brand, Carlsberg. The upgrade, which the group says will support...

Carlsberg: training day success

Carlsberg business boosting days a sell-out

By Graham Ridout

Carlsberg has launched its programme to train licensees on how to improve their businesses and attract new customers for 2011. The programme, We...

Carlsberg: warning over price rises

Carlsberg: beer prices set to rise

By Ewan Turney

Rising input costs will mean the price of Carlsberg will have to increase next year, the Danish brewing giant has warned. The warning came as...

Carlsberg: encouraging licensees to sell coffee

Carlsberg signs with coffee giant

By Lesley Foottit

Carlsberg UK has signed a deal with Italian coffee brand LavAzza to give licensees the chance to forge a coffee offer in their pubs. Customers will...

Redknapp: brand ambassador

Carlsberg hosts Eve-ents this month

By Robyn Black

Carlsberg is further boosting the fashion credentials of its female brand Eve by hosting two fashion swap events at bars this month.

Carlsberg: performance improving

Carlsberg unveils UK volume increase

By Martyn Leek, M&C Report

Carlsberg, the global brewer, has revealed that its performance in the UK had continued to improve as it unveiled a higher market share and said...