Stella Artois

Sales up: AB InBev releases 2017 full-year results

AB InBev sees rising sales in 2017

By Nicholas Robinson

Beer brands Stella Artois, Budweiser and Corona have significantly contributed to the growth of AB InBev’s (ABI) sales in 2017, according to a report on the global brewer’s full-year results.

Rising sales: ABI performed well in 'difficult' year

ABI: Budweiser, Stella and Corona sales up

By Nicholas Robinson

Sales of AB InBev’s (ABI) three global brands Budweiser, Stella Artois and Corona grew by 6.5% last year and by 2.8% in the final quarter of 2016.

Hike: brewers have revealed there will be price increases for beer this year

Beer prices to rise in 2017

By Michelle Perrett

The first wave of brewers have unveiled their price increases for 2017, highlighting the ongoing pressures on the beer industry.

Asahi buys AB InBev brands


Meantime, Peroni and Grolsch sold to Asahi

By Nicholas Robinson

Peroni, Grolsch and Meantime have been sold by AB InBev to Japanese beer giant Asahi less than a year after they were acquired by SABMiller.

Big Brewer is watching you

Big Brewer is watching you

By Pete Brown

Pete Brown runs his own slide-rule over the megadeal between AB InBev and SABMiller and concludes that the future may be less than rosy for both pubs and small brewers in the UK.

Inventive Leisure overhauls drinks range for Revolution

Evolution for Revolution's drinks range

By Robyn Black

Inventive Leisure has ditched all of its existing draught lagers and ciders in favour of a raft of new brands, as it attempts to move away from vodka cocktails.

Hot to Stock 2013

Hot to Stock 2013

By Jessica Mason & Robyn Black

The Publican’s Morning Advertiser lifts the lid on business-boosting information for licensees with the publication of its unique guide to the fastest-growing products of 2013 and the list of the top 50 brands making serious waves in the on-trade.To download...

15 million pints of Tuborg are sold in the UK every year

Carlsberg to cut Tuborg to 4% ABV

By Noli Dinkovski

Carlsberg UK is to reduce the ABV of Tuborg to 4% in an attempt to make the Danish lager more “accessible” to drinkers.


The Big Interview: Inge Plochaet, AB InBev

By Jessica Mason

Inge Plochaet, president of AB InBev UK & Ireland, tells Jessica Harvey about dealing with big brands, ongoing marketing plans and why she is a perfectionist when it comes to glassware.


Salvation through beer innovation

By Pete Brown

Claiming a new idea is revolutionary when it’s not ultimately stifles true innovation — which is something that beer badly needs, argues Pete Brown.

Disgruntled: Robin Wheeler of the Railway Tavern, Carshalton, Surrey

Fuller's tenant forced to order in £13k of beer upfront

By Helen Gilbert

A Surrey-based pub tenant has blasted his pub operator for the way he was treated after he was forced to order in £13,000 of beer in one go because no one could confirm Christmas delivery times with him.

AB InBev UK sales hit by freetrade closure

AB InBev UK sales hit by freetrade closure

Stella Artois and Budweiser brewer AB InBev UK saw its turnover reduce by £196.7m in 2011 following the closure of its independent freetrade business and the stopping of distribution of third-party products.

Filling up: many barstaff need to work on their beer presentation

Training tips: Quality of beer serve

By Joe Bates

It happens all too often. A customer with a raging thirst walks into an unfamiliar bar on a hot summer’s day and orders a pint. But, instead of receiving the cold, refreshing pint of lager they’ve been dreaming about, they are handed a stale pint of beer...

Transformer – the man in the new Stella Artois 4% ad

Stella Artois 4% is given a lift

By Matthew Moggridge

Stella Artois 4% is revisiting its 'Triple Filtered with a Smooth Outcome' theme for its latest television, cinema and video-on-demand (VOD) advertisements.

Carlsberg Export receives 0.2% ABV cut

ABV cuts all round

By Noli Dinkovski

Carlsberg and Molson Coors are to follow AB InBev’s move to cut the ABV of three of its biggest brands from 5% to 4.8%.

Criticism: cut-price alcohol

Trade leaders blast cheap booze deals

Licensees and trade leaders have hit out at the latest cheap supermarket deals that are offering alcohol for as little as 43p per pint in the lead-up to Christmas.

Stella Artois: key AB-InBev brand

AB-InBev UK Q3 volumes rise 0.8%

By John Harrington, M&C Report

AB-InBev, the international brewer, has cited “poor summer weather” for a modest 0.8% rise in own-beer volumes in the UK in Q3 2011.

Stella Artois: reassuringly expensive?

InBev announces 7.8% price hike

InBev UK, the Stella Artois, Budweiser and Becks brewer, has announced it will increase the wholesale prices of its brands by 7.8% from 2 January 2012.The figure is duty exclusive.

Stella Cidre: recall

Stella Artois Cidre bottles recalled

By John Harrington

AB-InBev UK has recalled certain batches of Stella Artois Cidre in bottles over fears they could “burst unexpectedly”.

Stella Artois: moved into cider market

Stella Artois launches into cider sector

By Michelle Perrett

Stella Artois is moving into the cider sector with the launch of a 4.5% ABV premium cider called Stella Cidre. The cider, which should be served...