Tag Archives: International Breweries Plc

Int’l Breweries’ Hero Lager gets conferred with ‘red cap’ crown cork title

Hero, a premium lager beer from the stable of International Breweries Plc, a proud part of the world’s largest brewer, Anheuser-Busch InBev, (AB InBev), has been knighted with a new crown cork.

The company said on Sunday that the beer, now has a Red Cork and the title of “Mmanya ejiri mara Igbo’’ (The lager with which Igbos are known).

Budweiser unveils ‘Light Up the FIFA World Cup’ campaign

Budweiser, a brand from the stables of International Breweries Plc, a subsidiary of Anheuser-Busch InBev, the Official Beer of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, on Tuesday launched its new global campaign “Light Up the FIFA World Cup.”

The major highlights of the campaign feature drones delivering bottles of cold Budweiser to fans across the world in what the company refers to as “the largest beer delivery to date”.

International Breweries reports first quarter loss despite strong revenue growth

International Breweries Plc, the Nigerian unit of Belgian brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev) reported ₦2.2bn in net loss for the first quarter of 2018 ending in March.

The brewer blamed the loss on rising costs including skyrocketing foreign exchange loss which grew by 310% to ₦158 million. Administrative expenses and net finance cost rose by 300% and 367% respectively to ₦6.3bn and ₦3.6bn. Cost of sales also grew 227% to ₦16.8bn, in part driven by FX and the FX impact on financing cost which led to the record ₦2.2bn loss.

Budweiser debuts in Nigeria amid splendour

Budweiser, a beer brand from the stables of International Breweries Plc, the local unit of Belgian brewer, AB InBev finally made its entry into the Nigerian market amid splendour and pomp.

The ceremony which took place at the famous Landmark Towers in Victoria Island, Lagos on Saturday, 14th April 2018 was well attended by personalities from the entertainment industry and guests.

International Breweries sees higher revenue and earnings growth at year end

International Breweries Plc (IBPlc) reported a 12% growth in revenue for the nine months to the end of December 2017. Sales grew to ₦36.5bn from ₦32.7bn in the previous year.

Cost of sales rose 30% in the period to ₦22.86bn from ₦17.5bn, impacted by a 33% increase in net finance cost to ₦6.9bn. Administrative costs also weighed on the firm’s earnings, rising 117% to ₦4.5bn from ₦2bn in the preceding year.

AB InBev commits to affordable beer brands for Nigerian consumers

Beer giant AB InBev has said it will serve Nigerians with various beer brands at affordable prices.

The Marketing Manager of AB InBev, Mr. Arne Bruse disclosed this at a conference held at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Lagos. He said that consumers of beer will be able to buy some of the company’s beer brands at about ₦100 to ₦150.

Rights Lawyer/Activist back FOBTOB; calls on AFBTE to meet workers’ demands

Human rights activist and labour lawyer, Mr. Femi Aborisade, has called on employers in the Food, Beverage and Tobacco sector, Association of Food, Beverage and Tobacco Employers (AFBTE) to accede to the demands of workers in the sector, (Food, Beverage and Tobacco Senior Staff Association) FOBTOB, by granting them the 20% pay rise they have sought and bring to an end the industrial strike.

AB InBev ready to take on NB, Guinness

International Breweries Plc (“IBPLC”), the Nigerian unit of Belgian brewer, Anheuser-Busch InBev said, it was battle-ready to take on its competitors in the Nigerian market – Nigerian Breweries Plc and Guinness Nigeria Plc. IBPlc on Thursday finalized a three-way merger with its sister companies, Intafact Beverages Limited and Pabod Breweries Limited.

International Breweries completes three-way merger; lists 5.3bn additional shares on Stock Exchange

International Breweries Plc, on Thursday notified the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) that it has listed 5.3bn additional shares on the Exchange, capping what has been a grueling six months for the firm to merge with its sister companies, Intafact Beverages Limited and Pabod Breweries Limited.

The brewing company which is an indirect subsidiary of Anheuser-Busch InBev and the only listed company on the NSE out of the three merging entities notified dealing members of the Nigerian Stock Exchange of the additional share listing.

Nigerian Breweries mulls major changes to its Board as beer war looms

Nigerian Breweries Plc has scheduled a meeting for Friday, 8th December to consider making major changes to the composition of its Board of Directors.

In a letter sent to the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Friday, the company said that “One of the items on the agenda is a proposal for changes in the composition of the Board of Directors (“Board”) of the company.”