US Treasury calls out beer industry over anti-competitive practices

  • A U.S. Treasury examination of competition in the nation’s beer industry concluded the market remains dominated by two players — Anheuser-Busch InBev NV and Molson Coors Beverage Co. — and troubled by complaints about restrictive practices in distribution chains. (Dreamstime/TNS)

A U.S. Treasury examination of competition in the nation’s beer industry concluded the market remains dominated by two players — despite an explosion of small-sized brewers in recent decades — and troubled by complaints about restrictive practices in distribution chains.