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  1. Business - China Business - RESULTS

    China Resources, brewer of Snow beer, to expand retail outlets

    Posted Aug 18th 2012, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... cent on HKEx China Resources' growth rises China Resources Enterprise, the brewer of Snow Beer, the mainland's No 1 beer in terms of sales volume, said it will grow its retail outlets regardless of the uncertainties in the mainland economy. Net profit of the beer-to-retail mainland conglomerate rose 36.5 per cent year on year to HK$2.2 billion in the first six months of this year, ...

  2. Kingway stock soars on rumours of asset sale

    Posted Feb 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... beer, also wanted to expand its 35-strong brewery portfolio on the mainland through acquisitions, an analyst said. ...

  3. Tsingtao and Japan's Suntory in beer venture

    Posted Jun 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Charlotte So Charlotte.so@scmp.com Tsingtao Brewery and Japanese beverage company Suntory have agreed to jointly produce and sell beer in eastern China. With their home market shrinking, Japanese brewers have been looking to expand in China, the world's biggest beer market with an annual consumption of 45 million kilolitres in 2010, twice that of the United States. ...

  4. Watchdog clears beer of formaldehyde fear

    Posted Jul 16th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Vivian Wu China's product quality watchdog has given the thumbs up to the nation's brewers, declaring yesterday that all beer on the mainland was safe and that formaldehyde ... newspaper that 95 per cent of the country's beer contained the carcinogen. The claims in the Global Times, which were attributed to an inspector from the China Alcoholic Drinks Industry ...

  5. Chemical scare takes froth off beer boom

    Posted Jul 14th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Irene Wang Rampant media speculation about the addition of formaldehyde to mainland beer has caused scares in Japan and South Korea, but it has not stopped Beijingers from gulping away in the sweltering heat. Holding his lunchtime bottle of Yanjing beer, a Beijing rubbish collector said: 'I can't take it seriously. It's summer and I feel thirsty, so I drink beer ...

  6. Beer power-brokers out to bag another deal

    Posted May 26th 2005, 12:00am by Jane Moir

    ... Jane Moir The same individuals behind the world's first hostile takeover battle for a mainland firm, Harbin Brewery Group, have swapped beer and politics for ladies' handbags. Barely 12 months ago, Peter Lo, Peter Jeva Au and David Sun titillated Hong Kong's equity market with a racy takeover battle that pitted two international beer giants against each other. ...

  7. CR Snow takes Blue Sword for 2.5b yuan

    Posted Jan 05th 2007, 12:00am by Carol Chan

    ... Belgium's InBev, which produces Stella Artois and Beck's beer brands, spent about US$80 per hectolitre, or a total of 5.89 billion yuan, in January last year to acquire Sedrin Brewery in Fujian ... of beer a year. A new brewery with a capacity of 160,000 kilolitres will start production in the middle of this year, according to China Resources Enterprise and SABMiller, the world's No2 ...

  8. Cheers to tradition

    Posted Nov 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Sascha Matuszak Wherever Germans go, they take their beer with them. That is why Qingdao offers China's most popular beer, Tsingtao, which was first brewed in 1903 by a consortium of Hong Kong-based British entrepreneurs and Qingdao-based German brewers. The beer was a classic German Pils brewed according to the centuries-old German Purity Law, which allowed brew masters ...

  9. Tsingtao net up 53.8pc on active marketing

    Posted Apr 30th 2009, 12:00am by Kandy Wong

    ... Kandy Wong Tsingtao Brewery, one of the nation's biggest beer producers, said first-quarter profit rose 53.8 per cent as it stepped up marketing and promotion and cut tax expenses. ... billion yuan. 'The company had to face the lower demand in the domestic beer market resulting from the financial crisis,' Tsingtao said in a statement. 'However, it kept ...

  10. How the brewery battle began

    Posted Jun 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Jane Moir

    ... The battle for control of Harbin Brewery has a compelling list of ingredients: intrigue, politics, billions of dollars and public hostility between two international beer giants. In the midst of the commotion is David Sun, the man from Belgian giant Interbrew who by his own account simply kept his eye on the ball and became the middleman in a deal that would ultimately trigger ...




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