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Daily Archive: February 21, 2013

A-B’s New Product Blitz Yields Big Returns

Anheuser-Busch InBev’s (ABI) pending takeover of Grupo Modelo has been grabbing all the headlines, but while ABI continues to try to close that deal (see update below), it’s enjoying immediate success with three recent new products in the U.S. market: Bud Light Platinum, Bud Light Lime-a-Rita and Michelob Ultra Light Cider. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for February 21, 2013

•U.S. wine exports were up 2.6% last year, to a record $1.43 billion in winery revenues, according to the Wine Institute. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing And Distilling News for February 21, 2013

•The Boston Beer Company reported a revenue rise of 13%, to $580.2 million, for the company’s full fiscal year ended December 29, 2012. Continue reading →

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