Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV, a brewing company, produces, markets, distributes, and sells beer worldwide. The company offers a portfolio of approximately 200 beer brands. Segments The company has seven business segments: North America, Mexico, Latin America North, Latin America South, Europe, Asia Pacific, and Global Export & Holding Companies. Products and Brands Beer: The company’s global brands include Budweiser, Corona (except in the United States) and Stella Artois; and international brands such as Beck’s, Leffe and Hoegaarden. Its local brands are Bud Light and Michelob Ultra in the United States; Corona Light, Modelo Especial, Modelo Light, Negra Modelo, Victoria and Pacifico in Mexico; Skol, Brahma and Antarctica in Brazil; Quilmes in Argentina; Jupiler in Belgium and the Netherlands; Hasseröder in Germany, Klinskoye and Sibirskaya Korona in Russia; Chernigivske in Ukraine, Harbin; and Sedrin in China. The company also produces and distributes soft drinks, particularly in Latin America. Non-Beer Soft Drinks: The company also has a presence in the soft drink market in Latin America through its subsidiary Ambev S.A. (Ambev) and in the United States through Anheuser-Busch Companies, LLC (Anheuser-Busch). Its soft drinks include both carbonated soft and non-carbonated soft drinks. The company’s soft drinks business includes both its own production and agreements with PepsiCo related to bottling and distribution. Ambev also has agreements with PepsiCo to bottle, sell, distribute and market some of its brands in the Dominican Republic. Through its Latin America South operations, Ambev is also PepsiCo’s bottler for Argentina, Bolivia, Uruguay and in some regions of Peru. In December 2012, Ambev and Monster Energy Company (Monster) had signed a distribution agreement for the sale and distribution of Monster Energy drinks in Brazil. In the United States, Anheuser-Busch also produces non-alcohol malt beverage products, including O’Doul’s, O’Doul’s Amber and related products. On a limited basis, the company has also entered into arrangements under which other non-alcohol products, such as Monster Energy drinks, are distributed and sold in select markets though the Anheuser-Busch distribution network. Intellectual Property The company has approximately 100 patent families for which patents are pending or registered. Research and Development In 2013, the company spent USD 185 million on its research and development activities. Significant Events In August 2014, Anheuser-Busch InBev announced that it would establish a Chicago office to oversee premium craft and imported beers. Regulations At the federal level, the Alcohol & Tobacco Tax & Trade Bureau of the U.S. Treasury Department oversees the industry, and each state in which the company sells or produces products, and some local authorities in jurisdictions in which it sell products, also has regulations that affect the business conducted by the company and other brewers and wholesalers. History Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV was founded in 1366.
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