Over the past decade, consumer preferences around the world have steadily shifted away from traditional light beers towards liquor and stronger flavor, artisanal craft beers. Large scale beer brewers are forced to pursue radical innovation in regaining its consumer base. Anheuser-Busch Inbev ("AB-Inbev"), the world's largest brewer is using big-data, open innovation and acquisitions to better position itself against these headwinds.
Why move without beer when you can move with beer?
Soon, it might become a lot more expensive for you to enjoy a bottle of your favorite import beer. U.S.-based Constellation Brands, best known for selling Mexican beer Corona in the U.S., is one of the world’s largest importers and producers of beer, wine, and spirits. The potential renegotiation of the North America Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), espoused by Trump and his isolationist policy agenda, could drastically hurt Constellation’s business, as almost its entire import beer portfolio is manufactured in Mexico.
AB InBev’s climate change challenges, and the innovative initiatives to combat them.
Life is tough, it would be tougher without beer! Save the planet!!
Water risk management creates interesting opportunities for the world’s largest beer manufacturer, as it anticipates the effects of climate change.
Increased global water scarcity due to climate change poses a real threat to beverage businesses like AB InBev, who are under increased pressure to anticipate and mitigate their water risk in internal operations and supply chain
Climate change has undoubtedly affected AB InBev's operations, but will it also affect the prices consumers pay for their beer?
Without water, there is no beer
An article on the effects of global warming on the beer industry