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 »

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IB Plc teams up with Lagos State Government to bring live viewing centres of FIFA World Cup to residents

International Breweries Plc, the Nigerian subsidiary of Belgian brewer AB InBev said it has partnered with the Lagos State Government to bring the remaining live matches of the ongoing 2018 FIFA World Cup to Lagosians.

The firm is sponsoring all the viewing centres set up by Governor Akinwunmi Ambode through the Lagos State Sports Commission.

Entries for 10th Edition of Nigerian Breweries Golden Pen Awards opens

Entries for the 10th edition of Nigerian Breweries Golden Pen Awards got underway on Wednesday, 13 June 2018 as the company began accepting applications from participants.

According to the company, entries for the awards will end on Friday 13 July 2018.

AB InBev withdraws funding for alcohol study as industry’s influence is questioned

The world’s largest brewer, Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev) said it is withdrawing its financial support for a controversial study that will look into whether there are any health benefits to drinking alcohol in moderation.

The ten-year long clinical study which was announced last year had the financial support of the alcohol global heavyweights such as Diageo, Pernod Ricard, Heineken, Carlsberg and AB InBev.

According to the New York Times, the total amount so far raised by the drinks companies for the study is $66 million, of which AB InBev gave $15.4 million.

Nestle Nigeria lists initiatives taken to reduce plastic waste as it marks World Environment Day

Nestle said it has set a bold global ambition of making 100% of its packaging either recyclable or re-usable by 2025, as part of its pledge to play an active role in combating plastic pollution.

The company said it aims to help consumers dispose of used materials in the right way, while promoting a market for recycled plastics by continuing to increase the proportion of recycled plastics in its packaging.

Central Bank Gov pushes for better recycling of plastic waste

The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Mr. Godwin Emefiele, on Tuesday called for a better recycling of plastic waste in the country.

He made the proposal while speaking at an event to mark this year’s World Environment Day (WED) in Abuja.

This year’s theme for the World Environment Day is: ‘Beat plastic pollution’.

Coca-Cola Nigeria, others seek collaboration on water sustainability

Stakeholders drawn from water related field in the public sector, NGOs, corporations, including Coca-Cola Nigeria have highlighted the importance of partnerships to address water usage, and shortages in the country.

Speaking at a Sustainable development symposium organized by Pan Atlantic University, part of the Lagos Business School in Lekki, Lagos with the theme ‘From Global Goals to Local Action: Catalyzing Action Towards Sustainable Water Development’, the group declared there was need for increased partnership among government, corporations and non-profit organisations to work together in promoting sustainable water provisions and management in Nigeria which they noted would go a long way in bridging the demand gap for water access in communities.

Arla Dano sets new Guinness World record on World Milk Day

Dano Milk on Friday in Lagos entered into the Guinness book of World Records after successfully organising the longest drinks-pouring relay.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the event which involved 700 Nigerian youths pouring milk drink was organised to celebrate the 2018 World Milk Day in Nigeria.

Their successful effort broke the existing record for a similar feat carried out by 550 participants on Nov. 9, 2013 in Caracas, Venezuela, organised by the Coca-Cola Group.

FrieslandCampina WAMCO, Health Specialists Raise a Glass to Goodness of Milk on World Milk Day

In celebration of the World Milk Day, Nigeria’s leading dairy nutrition company, FrieslandCampina WAMCO, makers of Peak milk and Three Crowns milk hosted top government functionaries, health and nutrition specialists to an event themed ‘Raise a Glass’ advocating the goodness of milk, June 1 in Lagos.

Peak Milk marks World Milk Day with Unveiling of Nigeria’s Largest Chocolate Cup

FrieslandCampina WAMCO Nigeria Plc, makers of Peak Chocolate Full Cream Milk Powder and Peak 456 Growing Up Milk unveiled a 10-foot high chocolate cup, Nigeria’s largest, in celebration of Children’s Day and ahead of the World Milk Day on June 1.

The unveiling which took place at JJT Park in Lagos in partnership with the Nutrition Society of Nigeria was attended by more than 2,000 children, parents and guardians.

Entries for 2018 Edition of Maltina Teacher of the Year Award opens

Maltina, a non-alcoholic malt drink from the portfolio of Nigerian Breweries Plc has flagged-off entries for the 2018 edition of Maltina Teacher of the Year Award.

The beverage brand has encouraged qualified teachers from both public and private schools across the country to apply for the most coveted award for teachers.