Belhaven breweries

Belhaven breweries

Belhaven proves to be the Best for owner Greene King

GREENE King toasted the popularity of its Dunbar-brewed Belhaven Best yesterday after the beer continued to grow its sales in a declining market.

Belhaven to boost capacity and production as Greene King backs growth

GREENE King is to invest in its Belhaven brewery to ramp up production at the Dunbar plant.

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Belhaven raises glass to strong year

BREWING and pubs business Belhaven delivered another sparkling performance yesterday, even as parent company Greene King reported a sales slowdown and warned of "fragile" consumer confidence.

Buoyant Belhaven bucks sale trends

SALES of Belhaven Best – the star performer in parent group Greene King's sprawling beer portfolio – have continued to defy the downturn in Scotland's ale market, rising 14.9 per cent rise since May.

Belhaven best for Greene King as it snaps up seven more Scottish pubs

GREENE King will continue to seek pub acquisitions north of the Border after swallowing seven more outlets and raising a glass to double-digit sales growth at its Belhaven brewing arm.

Belhaven to keep brewing in Scotland

BELHAVEN chiefs have moved to calm fears over the future of one of the country's oldest breweries, saying the firm was committed to brewing beer in Scotland.

Belhaven profits fizzing, but public spending cuts 'a cloud'

CUTS in public spending are a "dark cloud" over the recession-defying success of Belhaven, the head of the pubs and brewing company has warned.

Belhaven helps Greene King to weather current financial storms

ROBUST trading in Scotland bolstered the latest update from Greene King yesterday, despite the company saying wider consumer confidence and spending were flagging.

Belhaven beats 'challenging' market conditions with a strong sales boost

DUNBAR-BASED pub group Belhaven has overcome market gloom with a strong increase in sales, despite "challenging" conditions.

Best news for Belhaven ale

BELHAVEN Best has become Scotland's fifth-best selling on-trade alcohol brand.

Demand brewing for Belhaven Best

DEMAND for Belhaven Best has jumped again since the start of the current business year, owner Greene King said.

Carling takes on rivals with £7m new beer launch

CARLING, part of the US-based Coors group, is to wage a full-scale war on Scottish & Newcastle and Belhaven with the launch of a new beer and a multimillion-pound marketing push north of the Border.

Fruity beer catches ale experts on the hop

THEY sound more like the ingredients of a cocktail than the basis of a good pint.

Greene King toasts sales despite pub smoke ban

GREENE King, the owner of the Belhaven beer brand, said its pubs north of the Border had performed well in their first winter since the smoking ban was introduced.

Belhaven brews up a strong rise for Greene King

A VIGOROUS performance by its Scottish Belhaven division helped to drive a strong interim profits performance at major British regional brewer Greene King.

Brewery snub for smoke ban supporter MP

A LOTHIANS MP who backs the ban on smoking in public places has been snubbed by a brewery in her constituency.

Belhaven's pubs and pints push profit at Greene King

GREENE King said today that profit at both the brewing and pubs divisions of Belhaven had increased since it came into the group's ownership last year.

Greene King in £270m swoop for Hardys pubs

BELHAVEN Brewery owner Greene King has snapped up the 174-year-old Hardys & Hansons group in a £270 million deal.

Belhaven buys tavern

EAST Lothian brewer Belhaven has acquired the Strathkinness Tavern near St Andrews in Fife.

Belhaven Best volumes up 9 per cent

BELHAVEN, the Scottish brewer and pub owner bought last autumn by regional brewer Greene King for £190 million, has revealed a 9 per cent rise in sales volumes for the year so far of its flagship brand, Belhaven Best.

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