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Guinness Nigeria’s revenue decline 4% amid low beer sales, impact of new excise duty

Guinness Nigeria Plc said on Thursday that net sales for the third quarter and nine-months to the end of March declined by 4% respectively. The company recorded N33.6bn in net sales in the third quarter and N101.4bn in nine months.

Johnnie Walker introduces White Walker

Johnnie Walker, the world’s best-selling Scotch whisky, in collaboration with HBO Game of Thrones unveiled the new White Walker.

At the launch event held at the FCA Showroom in Victoria Island Lagos, the winter-themed event treated celebrities, media influencers and fans of the hit show to an unprecedented immersive experience with a live orchestral performance of the GOT Theme song as arranged by Johnnie Walker.

Guinness Nigeria launches new Baileys Delight, a light and lush Cream Liquor

Guinness Nigeria Plc on Friday 29th March unveiled its latest addition to its alcoholic beverage portfolio – Baileys Delight, a light and lush cream liquor which blends the luscious taste of African honey with real dairy cream, from the makers of Baileys Original Irish cream.

According to the company, Baileys Delight is a new fusion of flavours with an African twist and perfect for that pause at the end of the day – a moment of pure pleasure in the busyness and buzz of modern life.

Guinness Nigeria, WaterAid commission ‘Water of Life’ project in Kebbi State

Guinness Nigeria Plc, a subsidiary of Diageo as part of its ‘Water of Life’ project partnered with WaterAid to provide a solar powered water facility in the D’ka community of Wasagu LGA, Kebbi State with the ultimate goal of ensuring sustainable access to water, sanitation and hygiene, while helping people take action to improve their health and well-being.

Guinness Nigeria introduces new Premium lager beer, Guinness Gold

Guinness Nigeria Plc has launched a new premium lager beer into the market called Guinness Gold.

According to the company, Guinness Gold brings a rich, amber gold, great flavour and great taste to discerning Nigerians who expect more from their lager beer experience.

Infused with crystal malt and amber malt, Guinness Gold is said to have a depth of flavour that no other lager beer anywhere can lay claim to. The new brand uses the same Guinness yeast as the iconic Guinness stout ensuring that the Guinness Gold drinker enjoys the fruity flavours that savour the flavour.

Resignation: Paul Gallagher resigns from Guinness Nigeria Board

Guinness Nigeria Plc has announced the resignation of Mr. Paul Gallagher from the Board of Directors of Guinness Nigeria Plc. The company said that Mr. Gallagher’s resignation as a Non-Executive Director of Guinness Nigeria is effective from 29 January 2019.

Reduction in net finance charge lifts Guinness Nigeria’s half year profit

Guinness Nigeria Plc, on Wednesday said that net profit for its first-half of the year through 31st December 2018 grew by 21% to N2.6bn, helped by a sharp drop in net finance charge by 73% to N845m.

The maker of Guinness Foreign Extra Stout said that the lower finance charge was driven by the rights issue it initiated in 2017. The brewer noted that the benefits of the lower finance charge more than offset a 30% decline in Operating Profit in a challenging operating environment.

Guinness Nigeria drives National Development Through Its Agricultural Scheme

Guinness Nigeria Plc., has launched an agriculture scheme tagged “Grow with Nigeria”. The company said it’s in line with the Federal government’s effort to diversify the Nigerian economy through the promotion of agriculture. The event took place at the prestigious Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja on the 22nd of January 2019.

Update on the fire incident at Guinness Nigeria factory in Aba

Guinness Nigeria Plc suffered a fire outbreak at its facility in Aba, Abia State on Friday, 18th January. However, after several hours of battling the flames, it was brought under control by the Aba Fire Service, with the material assistance and support from nearby companies.

In a released statement on Saturday, Guinness Nigeria had this to say: “On the 18th of January 2018, there was a fire outbreak at the Aba premises of Guinness Nigeria Plc located in Osisioma Industrial Layout. The fire which did not affect any of the buildings on site was swiftly contained and put under control by men of the Aba Fire Service Department with assistance from neighbouring companies.

Guinness Nigeria Aba brewery engulfed in flames

Flames engulfed parts of Guinness Nigeria Plc Aba brewery on Friday as fire fighters from the Aba and Umuahia Fire Service and nearby companies fought hard to contain the fire from spreading.

According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), the fire started at about 11am on Friday and wasn’t contained until 6:46pm.

The Aba Fire Service said they met some challenges at the scene, which included inadequate water to fight the flames. They reached out to the Umuahia Fire Service, which sent back-up. They also received support from nearby companies as well as the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) which provided a foaming agent that helped contain the fire.