BREWER - The Salt Lake Tribune News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us (Webmaster) Heineken reports sales, profit drop in first half <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="">Heineken reports sales, profit drop in first half</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-20T09:35:02.531-06:00">Updated Aug 20, 2014 09:35AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Amsterdam • Heineken NV, the Amsterdam-based brewer, has reported first half earnings that show a small drop in both revenues and profits — but says its underlying performance was good. Net profit was $840 million, from $841 million in the same period a year ago. Sales were down 1.4 percent, which Heineken, the largest brewer by sales within Europe, said was partly due to the strong euro. Stripping out currency and acquisition effects, Heineken said beer prices were up 1.5 percent, and volumes i...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583171842014-08-20T09:35:02.531-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-20T09:35:02.531-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 09:35:02 MDT