A brewer committed to growth and remaining independent. The brand that bears the founder's family name, Heineken, is available in almost every country and is the world's most valuable international premium beer brand. The company operates 140 breweries in 71 countries and sold 165.7 million hectolitres of beer on a 2009 pro-forma basis. It is Europe's largest brewer, the world's second largest by revenue, and markets more than 200 international premium, regional, local and specialty beers and ciders.