A taste for beer

Africa is beer giant Heineken's fastest growing region, with sales up 16percent to ß653million during its first half results. The brewer said revenue rose 6,8percent to ß6billion aided by strong sales growth in markets like Nigeria, South Africa and Dubai. Heineken said it expected a response in November from the European Commission on its appeal to a fine for involvement in an alleged beer cartel with brewers Grolsch and Bavaria. - Staff Reporter

Africa is beer giant Heineken's fastest growing region, with sales up 16percent to ß653million during its first half results. The brewer said revenue rose 6,8percent to ß6billion aided by strong sales growth in markets like Nigeria, South Africa and Dubai. Heineken said it expected a response in November from the European Commission on its appeal to a fine for involvement in an alleged beer cartel with brewers Grolsch and Bavaria. - Staff Reporter

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