Big four dominate beer market

The world’s four biggest brewers now account for over half the global market for beer after recent deals such as Dutch brewer Heineken’s takeover of Mexico’s Femsa, researcher Plato Logic said yesterday. Belgium-based Anheuser-Busch InBev, London-listed SABMiller, Heineken, and Denmark’s Carlsberg have moved ahead of the rest of the pack led by China’s Tsingtao Brewery in fifth place.