Tagged: SABMiller

NEWS: South Africa: Rising Criticism Of Beer Against Hunger Campaign

In South Africa calls mount to boycott SAB Miller’s campaign against hunger
The South African Breweries, together with Stop Hunger Now South Africa, has launched a Beer for Africa eight-pack in order to feed hungry students across the continent.
But civil society organisations have called the initiative irresponsible and are urging consumers to boycott it and sign a petition against it…

BLOG: Corporate Consumption Complex And The Need For A New Public Health Agenda

The global epidemic of NCDs is ravaging families, communities and burdens sustainable human development. NCDs are driven by corporate practices, including the alcohol and the tobacco industry.
With the emergence of the corporate consumption complex, we must ask tough questions:
Do we want big business to set the agenda of public health, and therefore our lives? And do we want our children to be raised by corporations that imbibe them with values of individualism, instant gratification and relativism? Or do we want our children to be raised by our communities and teach them values of altruism, civic participation and a sense of compassion with others?

NEWS: Mega-Merger: The Beerhemoth Has Arrived

AB InBev and SABMiller merger finalized: With Newbelco the world’s first beerhemoth has arrived
On Tuesday, October 11, 2016, Newbelco started trading on global stock markets, after SABMiller ceased activities on global stock markets already last week. Newbelco is the result of the mega-merger between the world’s two largest beer producers Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev) and SABMiller…

REPORT: What The InBev Merger Means For Health In Africa

The merger between the world’s two largest beer producers—AB InBev and SABMiller—has potentially far-reaching consequences for health in Africa. The deal, announced in November 2015 and agreed by the European Commission on 24th May, will result in this new conglomerate having a dominant position in the global beer market…

NEWS: Beerhemoth To Be Birthed October 10

AB InBev, SABMiller Merger Set to Close Oct. 10
The multibillion-dollar merger of Anheuser-Busch InBev and SABMiller has cleared all international regulatory hurdles and is set to finalize on Oct. 10, 2016. The estimated US$105 billion deal will create the world’s largest beverage company with combined revenues of approximately $73.5 billion globally…

NEWS: EU Approves Deal For New Beerhemoth

In October 2015 news broke of one of the biggest mergers in corporate history. Anheuser-Busch InBev and SABMiller, the two biggest beer producers in the world, agreed on terms for a gigantic deal to merge both companies. The merger is set to create a beer behemoth responsible for one in three beers sold worldwide. The final AB InBev offer is worth more than $110 billion. The combination would give AB InBev, already the world’s largest brewer, a massive operation in Africa, where it seeks greater presence in its thirst for profits, and more powerful dominance in Latin America.
As the New York Times reports, the European Commission has now signed off on AB InBev’s merger with SABMiller after the companies agreed to sell SABMiller’s premium brands in Europe and some other European operations…

BLOG: Unholy Alliance: How African-American Stars & Big Alcohol Exploit Black People

Beyonce, Jay-Z and other African-American super stars – despite often being parents themselves – make an unholy alliance with Big Alcohol and by endorsing and promoting alcohol brands expose black youth to an avalanche of alcohol glorification; this really puts already vulnerable and marginalized youth in harms way…

BLOG: Not Pure After All: German Beers Contaminated With Pesticides

News just broke in Germany that exposes the truth, that German beer is not so “pure” after all. Several German beer brands are contaminated with the pesticide glyphosate. The Munich Environmental Institute (Umweltinstitut München) revealed the results of a study showing that traces of the weed killer glyphosate have been found in 14 different beer brands…