Prices of soft drinks rise amid FX woes, inflationary pressure

Prices of soft drinks are on the rise as the industry continues to grapple with the fallout from macroeconomic headwinds induced by the drop in oil price. Nigerian Bottling Company (NBC), the More »

How brewers are selling beer with folklore

As Nigeria’s recession deepens and consumers pockets are squeezed, majority of those still drinking have shifted their beer preferences to value or low cost brands. Nigerian Breweries Plc, the country’s leading brewer More »

Category Archives: CSR

Peak milk donates wheelchair accessible bus to Nigeria Para-powerlifting Federation

FrieslandCampina WAMCO Nigeria Plc, makers of Peak milk, presented a new mobility bus with wheelchair access to the Nigeria Para-powerlifting Federation on Tuesday, February 5, at the company’s headquarters in Lagos thus fulfilling its promise to the Para-powerlifters.

Cadbury collaborates with UNHC, donates Bournvita to IDP camps

Cadbury Nigeria Plc has announced the donation of Bournvita products, its flagship brand to some Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camps in Nigeria, working in collaboration with the United Nations High Commission for Refugees.

In a statement, the company’s Corporate and Government Affairs Director for West Africa, Mr Bala Yesufu, said Cadbury was moved to make the donation by the plight of IDPs living in various camps in the country.

International Breweries delivers on Social Investment Projects to communities in Osun, Ogun and Oyo states

International Breweries Plc, the Nigerian unit of global beer company, Anheuser-Busch InBev has recently completed a number of projects, under its corporate social investment initiatives, across several communities in Osun, Ogun and Oyo states. These projects were recently delivered to the communities.

According to the company, the projects were part of the its strategic policy of impacting the communities where it operates, especially in the areas where basic amenities are either lacking or inadequate. The projects include solar-powered boreholes, an adequately equipped primary healthcare centre and a sanitary facility.

Nigerian Breweries names Sade Morgan as Corporate Affairs Director

Nigerian Breweries Plc has announced Mrs Sade Morgan as its Corporate Affairs Director and member of its executive committee reporting in this capacity to its Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Mr Jordi Borrut Bel.

In her new role, Morgan will strengthen the company’s non-crisis stakeholder relations and drive a strategy led relationship with government, regulatory organisations, host communities, the media and non-governmental organisations to reinforce the company’s philosophy of Winning with Nigeria.

Diageo appoints Gabriel Opoku-Asare as new Head of Society, Africa

Drinks giant Diageo Plc has appointed Gabriel Opoku-Asare, as Head of Society (Sustainability and Responsibility) – Africa Region effective February 1, 2019.

Gabriel was the Corporate Relations Director at Guinness Ghana Breweries Plc (GGBPLC), a subsidiary of Diageo prior to his new appointment.

‘One Lagos Fiesta’ with Star Lager kicks-off

Lagos One Fiesta‘, the annual holiday season celebration organised by the Lagos State Government, in partnership with Star Lager beer, a brand from the stables of Nigerian Breweries Plc, kicked-off on Monday at the five designated locations across the state.

IB Plc Hero’s Foundation Kick-Start Programme awards 44 budding entrepreneurs N84.5m

International Breweries Plc (IB Plc) Hero’s Foundation Kick-start programme on Tuesday, 18th December awarded N84.5m business grants to 44 budding entrepreneurs as part of the company’s Corporate Social Initiative.

The lucky entrepreneurs who were selected from over 120 participants received the grant at an award ceremony of the third edition of Hero’s Foundation Kick-Start Programme which held at the Dolly Hills Hotel, Onitsha, Anambra State.

Coca-Cola, NBC shine at 2018 SERAS Awards

Coca-Cola Nigeria Ltd and its sister company, the Nigerian Bottling Company Ltd (NBC) have emerged winners at the 12th Annual Sustainability, Enterprise Responsibility (SERAS) Awards. Coca-Cola won the best company in the Good Health and Well-being Category.

The company was recognised for its Safe Birth Initiative (SBI), aimed at tackling the high rate of maternal and newborn deaths in Nigeria.

Star Lager to host 2018 ‘One Lagos Fiesta’

Star Lager beer, the flagship beer brand of Nigerian Breweries Plc, has revealed plans to round up the year in conjunction with the Lagos State Government at its Yuletide revue, One Lagos Fiesta, which is set to hold from 24th December to the early hours of 1st January, 2019.

The event which is billed to attract top Nigerian artists cutting across all genres, including Olamide, Teni, Real, Humblesmith, Ayuba, Osupa among others and over two million direct participants are expected to take part in this year’s event.

FG, UNITAR, Guinness renew partnership to reduce accidents, deaths

The Federal Government, yesterday, renewed the three-year partnership agreement with the United Nations Institute for Training and Research, UNITAR and Diageo, parent company of Guinness Nigeria, aimed at reducing deaths and injuries through accidents in Nigeria.

The agreement was signed on behalf of Nigeria by the Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi, while Mr. Baker Magunda, Managing Director of Guinness Nigeria and Mr. Nikil Seth, Executive Director, UNITAR, signed for the various organizations.