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No. 2 brewer reportedly has suspended work on integration

UPDATE: On July 29, 2016, SABMiller announced its board of directors approved Anheuser-Busch InBev's revised and final offer, essentially putting the previously paused process of integrating the two companies back into motion. “In reaching its decision, the board has considered the best interests...

Volume growth slows but new breweries still coming at record rate

BOULDER, Colo. -- As consumer interest in craft beer continues to grow, so does the amount of craft beer being produced. American craft-beer production volume increased 8% during the first half of 2016, according to new midyear data released by the Brewers Association, the Boulder, Colo.-based not-...

And Molson Coors reorganizes to prepare for MillerCoors ownership

LEUVEN, Belgium, & DENVER -- With all but one regulatory duck in a row, Anheuser-Busch InBev announced the final terms for its purchase of SABMiller, setting the stage for the closing of the deal possibly in the third quarter. Belgium-based AB InBev will pay SABMiller shareholders £45 (about $...

Nearly 5.8 million votes in Mountain Dew election
Rolls out line of cold brew in three varieties
State Supreme Court settles 2-year-old court battle
As regulatory review wraps up, a tip of the hat to planning ahead
What the DOJ review of beer-company merger means to the U.S. market
Settlement with SABMiller also preserves ability of craft brewers to compete, says Justice Department
Nesquik grows up with newest formulation