Monday 29 May 2017

Heineken opens 2016 with strong sales

The drinks giant has upped sticks from Dublin’s Old Belgard Road in Tallaght, where its Irish headquarters was based until recently
The drinks giant has upped sticks from Dublin’s Old Belgard Road in Tallaght, where its Irish headquarters was based until recently

Heineken, the world's third-largest brewer, sold far more beer than expected in the first quarter of the year, helped by growth in Vietnam, the Chinese New Year and an earlier Easter boosting sales in Europe and the Americas.

The brewer of Heineken, Europe's top lager, Tiger and Sol retained its full-year forecast, but said currency developments continued to weigh on results and warned of difficulties in Nigeria due to the lower oil price.

Reuters

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