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Category Archives: Beer

Int’l Breweries Board sets price for Rights Issue

Trophy Lager

International Breweries Plc announced on Thursday that its shareholders at an Extra-Ordinary General Meeting (AGM) held on Tuesday, 15th October 2019 approved the ‘Rights Issue’ as proposed by the Board of Directors.

Following the shareholders’ approval, the Board of Directors convened and proposed a Rights Issue price of N9 per share.

FBRA appoints Executive Secretary to deepen commitment towards a sustainable recycling economy

Agharese (Arese) Lucia Onaghise, Executive Secretary, Food and Beverage Recycling Alliance

The Food and Beverage Recycling Alliance (FBRA) has announced the appointment of Agharese (Arese) Lucia Onaghise, as the Executive Secretary of the Alliance to drive its ambitious goal towards building a sustainable recycling economy for food and beverage packaging waste in Nigeria.

Onaghise will drive the various campaigns and initiatives of FBRA as a Producer Responsibility Organisation (PRO) to fruition, with her wealth of experience. This would further strengthen the recovery of food and beverage packaging waste in compliance with the Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) policy of the Federal Government.

Nigerian Breweries to expand capacity at Enugu Brewery

Ama Brewery, Enugu

Nigerian Breweries Plc announced on Thursday it was putting finishing plans to expand its operational capacity at its Ama brewery in Enugu State.

The company’s Managing Director, Jordi Borrut Bel disclosed this when he led a delegation that paid a courtesy visit to the Enugu State Governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi.

Nigerian Breweries, Access Bank partner on new music talent contest

Access Bank CEO, Herbert Wigwe shakes hands with Nigerian Breweries Managing Director, Jordi Borrut Bel at the launch of Access the Stars contest

Nigerian Breweries Plc and Access Bank Plc have partnered to launch a new music talent contest called ‘Access the Stars’ across the country.

According to the organisers, the initiative is aimed at promoting and supporting music talent across Nigeria, through a music talent hunt with a grand prize of N150 million.

Beer Sectoral Group, FRSC launch “Kick Against Drink and Drive” campaign

don't drink and drive campaign

As part of its responsibility and contribution to adding value and to also ensure safety in the society and to promote responsible consumption of Beers and alcohol in the society, Beer Sectoral Group (BSG) of the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) says it is launching 2019 “Don’t Drink and Drive” campaign to create awareness about the dangers of drunk driving.

Beta Glass on track to complete $30m capacity expansion investment in Nigeria in June 2020

glass furnace

Beta Glass Plc, announced on Thursday that the $30 million investment to expand its furnace capacity at its plant in Agbara, Ogun State is on schedule to be completed in June 2020.

When it becomes operational next year, the new furnace will increase the plant’s annual capacity by 35,000 tons and pioneer use of the Narrow Neck Press and Blow (NNPB) Technology in West Africa, enabling Beta Glass to bring lighter weight, non-returnable glass bottles to market in Nigeria for the first time.

Jigawa Sharia police impound vehicle transporting beer across state line

beer bottles and glass

Hisbah, the Sharia law enforcement agency in Jigawa State said it has impounded a salon vehicle transporting 389 bottles of beer in the state.

The state’s Hisbah Commander, Ibrahim Dahiru, disclosed this while speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria in Dutse on Wednesday.

Dahiru said the vehicle was impounded during a raid at about 10 a.m. on October 1, in Hadejia Local Government Area of the state.

Tiger beer relaunched

Tiger beer brand

Tiger lager, a beer brand from the stables of Nigerian Breweries Plc was re-launched recently to reintroduce itself to fearless and restless young Nigerians across the country.

The event which took place with an “Uncaged party”on Friday, September 20, 2019, at the Landmark Beach, Victoria Island, Lagos featured a host of celebrities and consumers who got the chance to try out a series of exciting activities and “uncage”, as Tiger beer marked a new dawn in the Nigerian beer industry.

Lagos Cocktail Week returns

drinks - lagos cocktail week

Africa’s largest cocktail experience is almost here again! Lagos Cocktail Week 2019 (LCW) is set to take place from October 16th-October 17th 2019.

The first Lagos Cocktail event held on October 2014 as a week-long event known as The Lagos Cocktail Week (“LCW”).

FG denies Pioneer status to Guinness Nigeria, Promasidor Nigeria, 13 others

The Federal Government has denied request by Guinness Nigeria Plc, Promasidor Nigeria Limited and thirteen other firms seeking tax relief, also known as “Pioneer status” under the Industrial Development Income Tax Act.

Pioneer status is a tax incentive from the Federal Government which exempts companies from income tax for a period of time. It is also known as a tax holiday and is meant to encourage investments in new industries or products that do not already exist in the country.