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In a new interview with Yahoo Finance, Heineken USA CEO Maggie Timoney acknowledged the hard seltzer category has "slowed down" but contended that it's "still growing" — albeit at a slower rate than last year, when consumers were clamoring for their White Claws.
South African Breweries (SAB), part of Anheuser Busch InBev, is betting new drought-resistant barley varieties will help it maintain record annual production in its major domestic beer market and meet demand elsewhere on the continent, officials said. The world's largest brewer is betting hi-tech natural cultivars and enhanced farming techniques in Africa will eliminate barley and malt shortages dampening expansion plans. Scientists say dryer conditions in South Africa due to global warming could diminish barley production in Caledon, the country's main growing area, where AB Inbev also converts barley into malt at its flagship 180,000 tonne factory.