Chinese beer brand called Snow now the world's second largest by volume

The leading beer brands by volume are:

Bud Light (USA/InBev)
Snow (China)
Budweiser (USA/InBev)
Skol (Brazil)
Corona (Mexico)
Heineken (Netherlands)
Brahma (Brazil/InBev)
Coors Light (USA/owned by a Canadianfirm)
Miller Lite (USA/owned by SABMiller, based in London)
Tsingtao (China)

The largest beer markets are China, USA, Russia, Brazil, and Germany.

For more, see here.

Posted by David Fahey on November 6, 2008 at 06:48 PM in Beer, Brazil, Brewing , Cameroon, Canada, China, Mexico, Netherlands | Permalink

Café Coffee Day, a leading Indian chain, attracts customers in Vienna

Café Coffee Day opened its first coffee shop at Bangalore in 1996 and now has 952 shops in India. In 2005 it opened its first coffee house in Vienna, home of a distinctive European coffee shop culture (where melange, the Austrian cousin of Italy's cappuccino, is popular). Café Coffee Day now has three shops in Vienna and expects to add another five by the end of the current fiscal year. For more, see here.

Posted by David Fahey on May 4, 2008 at 09:08 AM in Austria, Cameroon, Coffee, Drinking Spaces, India | Permalink

Beer in Cameroon (Article)

Lynn Schler, "Looking through a Glass of Beer: Alcohol in the Cultural Spaces of Colonial Douala, 1910-1945" Inernational Journal of African Historical Studies 35/2-3 (2002): 315-334.

Posted by David Fahey on February 17, 2005 at 01:03 PM in Africa, Alcohol (general), Beer, Cameroon | Permalink | Comments (0)