Beverage World presents the latest news from across the worldwide beverage market.

AB InBev in Talks With U.S. on Concessions for Modelo

Anheuser-Busch InBev NV, the world’s biggest brewer, is in talks with the U.S. Justice Department about concessions that might win approval for its purchase of the half of Grupo Modelo SAB it doesn’t already own, three people familiar with the matter said. (Bloomberg)


Honey Industry Focusing on Beverage Market

The National Honey Board has strengthened its MadeWithHoney.com interactive offerings with the launch of www.BeveragesWithHoney.com. The new website complements the Board’s existing online presence in the baking, snack, dairy and confectionery industries, and promotes honey’s usage and benefits throughout the beverage market.


Australian Dollar Crushing Maker of Yellow Tail Wine

The maker of Australia's mass-market Yellow Tail wine is in emergency talks with its lender after recording its first loss in more than 20 years, illustrating how the soaring Australian dollar is squeezing local wineries dry. (Wall St. Journal)