Brewer will use supply, logistics network to aid production of hand sanitizer
March 25, 2020
St. Louis-based Anheuser-Busch, one of the country's largest sponsor of live sports and entertainment, announced that it will redirect sports and entertainment investments to its nonprofit partners to respond to the COVID-19 public health crisis.
Alternative fuels and green vehicles have taken many forms in the past dozen or so years, but unsurprisingly, the form that’s been dominating much of the public conversation has been electric — even though we are still many years away from any meaningful widespread deployment.
LQD brand releases hard teas, limeade in select markets
March 10, 2020
Brewers Collective, the craft business unit of St. Louis-based Anheuser-Busch, ventures into the flavored malt beverage category with the debut of LQD. LQD (pronounced L-Q-D) draws from the collective imagination and ingenuity of the craft brewers to develop a line for health-minded consumers while delivering on taste and quality, it says.
The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions, including approval by a majority of CBA’s shareholders not affiliated with A-B and certain regulatory approvals, and is expected to close in 2020.
Craft Brew Alliance will join company’s Brewers Collective
November 14, 2019
Craft Brew Alliance (CBA). Portland, Ore., and Anheuser-Busch (A-B), a subsidiary of Leuven, Belgium-based Anheuser-Busch InBev, jointly announced an agreement to expand their partnership, with A-B agreeing to purchase the remaining CBA shares it does not already own in a merger transaction for $16.50 a share, in cash.
Busch launched Busch Latte. Bombay Sapphire unveiled a new collaborative art installation. Pepsi announced its Always be Celebrating campaign in support of 100 years of the NFL. Pedialyte announced NFL wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr., is serving as an ambassador for the brand.
Natural Light, a brand of St. Louis-based Anheuser-Busch, announced the launch of Natural Light Seltzer, a flavor-forward, 6 percent alcohol-by-volume beverage that is available in two blends of fruit flavors: Aloha Beaches and Catalina Lime Mixer.
Contract for Change provides farmers assistance to grow organic crops
July 9, 2019
Michelob ULTRA Pure Gold, a brand of St. Louis-based Anheuser-Busch, launched a new initiative called Contract for Change that supports American barley farmers who want to transition conventional fields to try organic production for the first time. The brand, alongside expert agronomists, will provide assistance to farmers as they navigate the costly and time-consuming steps required to grow certified organic crops.
A lot is brewing in the March 2020 issue, from cold-brew coffee to craft beer. Check out our cover story to learn the latest about the $300 million merger that brought the Boston Beer Co. and Dogfish Head together. Our Beverage RD article uncovers the latest trends in sweeteners, while readers can get Up Close With OWYN (Only What You Need). Our Ingredient Spotlight highlights innovations in the utilization of coffee as a flavorful, functional ingredient. And our 2020 Beer Market Report is a hefty pour that you won’t want to miss. You’ll also see the latests in new products, suppliers and more. This issue is good to the last drop. Thirsty for more? Subscribe to get the latest stories delivered right to your inbox. Check back throughout the month for additional content.
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