Heineken is one of the world's great brewers and is committed to growth and remaining independent.

The company is present in over 70 countries and operates 140 breweries with a volume of 205 million hectolitres of beer sold in 2010 on a pro-forma basis. Heineken is Europe's largest brewer and the world's third largest by volume.

Heineken is committed to the responsible marketing and consumption of its more than 200 international premium, regional, local and speciality beers and ciders. These include Amstel, Birra Moretti, Cruzcampo, Dos Equis, Foster’s, Kingfisher, Newcastle Brown Ale, Ochota, Primus, Sagres, Sol, Star, Strongbow, Tecate, Tiger and Zywiec.

On a 2010 pro-forma basis, including FEMSA Cerveza, revenue totalled €17 billion and EBIT (beia) was €2.7 billion. The average number of people employed is more than 70,000.