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: Events

The rise and sudden demise of SABMiller

This article is part-2 of a two-part story we first published on Wednesday chronicling the events leading up to the takeover of SABMiller by AB InBev. The original story first appeared in the Financial Mail, a South African publication and authored by Ann Crotty. We give credits to the author and the team at Financial Mail.

Ambode congratulates Nigerian Breweries at 70, concurs with brewer on Lagos Fiesta

The Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, paid a commemorative visit to Nigerian Breweries Plc on Tuesday, where he commended the brewer for its commitment to the economic prosperity of the state and the nation.

The Governor enjoined the company’s management to remain focused on excellent business practices and outstanding corporate governance. He congratulated the company on its 70th anniversary, noting that Nigerian Breweries has been part of the development of Lagos State since its creation fifty years ago.

Coca-Cola partners Lagos State Youth Ministry, renovates Gbagada Youth Centre

As part of its social responsibility to youth development and healthy living, Coca-Cola Nigeria Limited has partnered with the Lagos State Ministry for Youth and Social Development to remodel the Gbagada Youth Sport/Skill Acquisition Centre.

The company made this known at a meeting held with stakeholders at the Gbagada Youth Sport/Skill Acquisition Centre, Gbagada, Lagos on Monday, 7th November, 2016.

Nutricima unveils Nunu Smart-Growth Formulation

Nutricima, the Food and Nutrition unit of PZ Cussons Nigeria Plc has launched Nunu Special Smart-Growth Formulation that promises to deliver 30% Recommended dietary Allowance (RDA) nutrition needed for a child’s healthy living and growth.

The company said that the new pack design for Nunu, which was also unveiled at the launch of the Smart-growth Campaign, compliments the richness and quality nutrients Nunu has been known for over the years.

Coca-Cola, Heineken, Lord’s Dry Gin shine at ADVAN Award

Beverage brands won big at the just concluded 2016 edition of the Advertisers Association of Nigeria Award (ADVAN) for Marketing Excellence.

While the top prize (Brand of the Year Award) went to Indomie Noodles, Coca-Cola was right behind in the second place in what was considered a closely contested race. Coke won six trophies at the annual event including first place in Digital/Social Media Marketing, Innovation and Experiential Marketing.

Nigerian Bottling Company commissions Community Centre in Owa, Enugu

Nigerian Bottling Company (NBC), the bottler of Coca-Cola products in Nigeria has built and commissioned a community centre in Ogwofia Owa community in Ezeagu Local Government Area of Enugu State. The commissioning which took place on 19th October was attended by top State Government officials, community leaders and various youth and women groups.

Punch, Guardian reporters win big at the 8th Annual Nigerian Breweries Golden Pen Awards

The search for the best journalist in Nigeria came to a glorious end on Friday, 28th October at an elaborate event at Eko Hotel & Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos as Tobi Aworinde, a Punch reporter won the coveted prize as the 2016 Nigerian Breweries Golden Pen Awards Reporter of the Year.

Uber Self-driving truck makes its first beer delivery

Wonders, they say will never cease! A tractor trailer filled with Budweiser beer cans drove itself down a stretch of highway (I-25) last week in the U.S. State of Colorado.

Uber Technologies, the company behind the self-driving truck teamed up with Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev) to make the self-driving beer run in a tractor trailer.

Akwa Ibom Special Ed Teacher wins 2016 Maltina Teacher of the Year Award

A new Maltina Teacher of the Year winner has emerged in Mr. Imoh Essien, a Special Education teacher from the Special Education Center for Exceptional Children in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State.

The event which took place on Thursday in Lagos saw Mr. Essien beat other contestants from each state to win the coveted prize.

Guinness Nigeria installs solar-powered drinking water facility in Benue community

Guinness Nigeria Plc said on Tuesday it has constructed a self-sustaining motorized solar-powered water facility in Tyowanye community in Buruku Local Government Area of Benue State.

The company said it was done in furtherance of its continued commitment to interventions that transform lives and improve the health and well-being of communities in Nigeria under its Diageo Water of Life Scheme.