May 6, 2013 Bud releases a new can today shaped like a bow-tie and tests the theory that packaging alone can pay off.
Apr 12, 2013 German investment group JAB is buying Dutch company D.E. Master Blenders for nearly $10 billion.
Feb 18, 2013 The company that owns Maker's Mark, the brand known for bottles that are hand-sealed with wax, is backing down from a decision to water down its whiskey.
Jan 2, 2013 Anheuser-Busch InBev's purchase of Grupo Modelo would make it an even bigger player in the U.S. beer market.
Shereen Marisol Meraji
Nov 15, 2012 Energy drinks are boosting sleepy beverage sales, even as the FDA investigates both Monster Energy and 5-hour Energy.
Oct 26, 2012 The FDA already regulates how much caffeine can be added to soft drinks. New reports of five deaths of people who drank Monster energy drinks raises concern in the industry of FDA regulation.
Sep 24, 2012 A familiar scenario: You're thirsty. You walk into the store to buy something to drink. But you're not exactly sure what you want, and you're inundated with choices.
Jul 20, 2012 Heineken has offered $6 billion to buy Asia Pacific Breweries, which makes Tiger beer. Their giant bid was meant to elbow out a play by a billionaire from Thailand and get a stronger hold on the Southeast Asian market.
Heidi N. Moore
May 1, 2012 So-called 'energy drinks' are one of the fastest-growing sectors of the drinks business. And now the Wall Street Journal reports that Coca-Cola toyed with spending $14 billion for one brand -- Monster Energy. Coke denies any deal.