Heineken to expand footprint in Brazil with Brasil Kirin acquisition

Heinekin will purchase beer and soda producer Brasil Kirin for an estiimated $704m. ©iStock/ocho&tres

Heineken has confirmed it will acquire Brasil Kirin Holding, a producer of beer and soft drinks, in an effort to capture the fast-growing Brazilian beer market.

Tuatara Brewing's namesake is a rare reptile found only in New Zealand. Pic: iStock/CreativeNature_nl

DB Breweries buys New Zealand craft brewery, Tuatara Brewing Company

Heineken in talks to buy Kirin Brazil beer business

Heineken in talks over Kirin Brazil business

It's been an action-packed year for the beverage world. Here are some of the highlights. (Pic:iStock/marekuliasz)

The year that was: Headlines of 2016

Robots that brew beer, carbon neutral factories, and better tasting medicine... read on to see how the beverage industry has been innovating this year. Pic: iStock/stevanovicigor

6 beverage innovation highlights of 2016

Heineken has picked three winners from the AIPIA Elevator Pitch. Picture credit: Heineken.

‘And the winner is…’ Who will design Heineken’s next generation smart bottle?

The Heineken 'Elevator Pitch' at the AIPIA Congress.

‘9 Green Bottles’: Who will design Heineken’s next generation smart bottle?

Deliveroo Heineken partner on beer delivery brand

Deliveroo and Heineken partner to launch beer delivery brand

Eef de Ferrante, executive director, AIPIA, said the Congress has seen more guests this year.

Active, intelligent packaging industry to double to €32bn by 2022

A Heineken beer garden in Bangkok. Pic:iStock/KreangchaiRungfamai

Growth in Asia boosts Heineken's global volumes

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