Int’l Breweries restates commitment to quality, Eco-friendly operations as it marks one year anniversary of Gateway Brewery

Gateway Brewery, Sagamu, Ogun State

International Breweries Plc, the AB InBev subsidiary in Nigeria has restated its commitment to serve Nigerians quality beverages from the world-class breweries it owns in – Ilesha, Osun State, Gateway in Ogun State, Port Harcourt, in Rivers State and Onitsha, in Anambra State.

The company’s Legal and Corporate Affairs Director, Michael Daramola, gave the assurance while on a tour of its Gateway Brewery marking its one-year anniversary.

Also in attendance at the factory tour were officials from the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON), the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC), journalists, as well as representatives of the Ogun State government and the Nigerian Climate Innovation Centre.

Daramola said that the factory tour was part of the activities to mark the first year anniversary of the commissioning of the Gateway Brewery, the largest brewery in sub-Saharan Africa, adding that it was also an opportunity to showcase Gateway Brewery’s quality assurance processes, which ensures both the quality of products that get to consumers and the safety of its employees, contractors, partners on-site and its host communities.

He revealed that the Gateway factory was built with environmental protection in mind in line with the requirements of its Group 2025 Sustainability Goals which focuses on climate actions, circular packaging, water stewardship and smart agriculture.

“We remain committed to adhering to the highest quality assurance processes to ensure we consistently produce international standard products. We continue to invest heavily in our people and we have some of the best and committed talents to drive these processes,” he said.

“The Gateway Brewery is built on sustainability practices in order to minimise negative impact on the environment. These actions help the plant to contribute to a better world by significantly reducing its carbon emissions, other greenhouse gasses and air pollutants and NOX.”

Some of the eco-friendly practices, according to him, include the use of bio-gas from its by-products as well as liquified natural gas to power its boilers; LNG conversion from liquid to gas for plant utilization.

Its usage of renewable energy through its 150kWp Grid Tied Solar Power System (first phase) that supplies part of the plant’s electricity that is used for lightings; strict adherence to 100 percent waste segregation, effluent treatments, recycling of its bottles and by-product recycling; among others.

Photo from the event

Gateway Brewery one year Anniversary

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