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A-B Lawsuit Claims Texas Energy Provider Price Gouged During Feb. Storm; Grupo Modelo Files Another Lawsuit Against Constellation

A-B Lawsuit Claims Texas Energy Provider Price Gouged During Feb. Storm; Grupo Modelo Files Another Lawsuit Against Constellation

Anheuser-Busch InBev has filed a pair of lawsuits this week, including one accusing the company’s Texas-based energy supplier of price gouging during Winter Storm Uri in February. Symmetry Energy Solutions, which supplies natural gas to A-B’s brewery and glass manufacturing plant in Houston, billed the world’s largest beer manufacturer $4.85 million for its energy use in February 2021, due to Texas’ spot energy market.

Natural Light Launches ‘Flavor-Forward’ Vodka Line

Natural Light Launches ‘Flavor-Forward’ Vodka Line

Having already innovated its way through the ready-to-drink category with everything from a classic hard seltzer to Natty Daddy Lemonade, Natural Light is looking beyond canned categories for its latest product launch. The beer maker announced this week it has launched into the spirits world with a line of lemonade-flavored Natty Vodka.

New Anheuser-Busch InBev CEO Lays Out Vision for Beer Maker After Taking Reins

New Anheuser-Busch InBev CEO Lays Out Vision for Beer Maker After Taking Reins

Newly appointed Anheuser-Busch InBev CEO Michel Doukeris hosted his first earnings conference call today since taking the reins earlier this month from predecessor Carlos Brito. “Throughout my 25 years at the company, I’ve had the privilege to lead our business across different regions of the world, working alongside the industry’s most talented and passionate colleagues every step of the way,” Doukeris said. “Stepping into this role, I look forward to working together with the team to collectively drive our business into this next chapter.”

Redwood Capital to Acquire Another A-B Wholesaler Pepin Distributing in Tampa

Redwood Capital to Acquire Another A-B Wholesaler Pepin Distributing in Tampa

More than two years after making a splashy acquisition of Houston-based Silver Eagle Distributors, Redwood Capital Investments will acquire another independent Anheuser-Busch wholesaler. This time, the private investment firm is set to acquire Pepin Distributing in Tampa, Florida, Brewbound has confirmed with multiple sources.

Legal Roundup: Sierra Nevada Counter Sues Matagrano; Grupo Modelo-Constellation Brands Lawsuit Continues

Legal Roundup: Sierra Nevada Counter Sues Matagrano; Grupo Modelo-Constellation Brands Lawsuit Continues

Sierra Nevada has filed a counter lawsuit against Matagrano, Inc., the Chico-headquartered craft brewery’s former South San Francisco-based wholesaler, in the Superior Court of the state of California, County of San Mateo. The trademark lawsuit between Constellation Brands and Anheuser-Busch InBev’s Grupo Modelo over the former’s ability to produce and sell Corona Hard Seltzer will continue, despite Constellation’s motion to dismiss, a federal judge ruled this week.