Denmark: Disdaneful of Competition

With sales of its smooth light Pilsner beer expanding nicely, Denmark's Carlsberg Brewery this summer is pushing completion of a 12,000-ton-capacity barley silo at its plant in the Copenhagen suburb of Valby. Nobody keeps a more interested eye on the project than Carlsberg's competitor, United Breweries, which produces Tuborg. But the watchful eye is not at all due to envy. On the contrary: Tuborg is paying half of the silo's cost and hopes that the facility pays off.

Joint Meeting. To the Danes, there is nothing strange about this situation. After all, when Tuborg last year constructed a new...

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