Heineken N.V. engages in the brewing and selling of beer and cider. It also provides soft drinks and water. It offers its beers under the Heineken, Amstel, Desperados, Sol, Tiger, Birra Moretti, Affligem, Lagunitas, and Mort Subite brands, as well as under various other regional and local brands; and cider under the Strongbow Apple Ciders, Orchard Thieves, Follow The Fox, Cidrerie Stassen, Bulmers, Old Mout, and Blind Pig brands. The company offers its products to retailers, bars, pubs, hotels, and restaurants in Europe, Americas, Africa, the Middle East, Eastern Europe, and the Asia Pacific markets. The company was founded in 1864 and is based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Heineken N.V. is a subsidiary of Heineken Holding N.V.