Amsterdam microbrewery the latest in a line of recent partial acquisitions.
Beer drinkers of the Netherlands can't help but notice the use Heineken has made of its stakes in formerly independent breweries. Heineken properties and joint ventures like Lagunitas and Beavertown have become more commonplace on bars where craft beer is part of the offer.
The Dutch giant has now turned its eye closer to home, snapping up a "minority stake" in the Oedipus brewery. This phrasing tends to mean ...
Brewer admits infringing competition rules.
The European Commission has fined AB InBev €200m for abusing its dominant market position in Belgium. The investigation began in June 2016 when it was discovered that the company had changed the text on Jupiler beer sold in the Netherlands and France, where it's sold relatively cheaply, to Dutch or French alone. This restricted the extent to which those beers could be imported to bilingual Belgium where competition is less intense and price...