United Breweries of India is said to be in takeover talks with Mangalore Breweries.

UB, which bought Associated Breweries in November, will relaunch San Miguel and London Pilsner on the Indian market and launch new products including possible light ice and low calorie brews.

Mysore Breweries is said to be in talks with multinationals to introduce a foreign beer into the country as part of a joint venture. The partners would take a stake in the company's proposed brewery in Andhra Pradesh.