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Heineken to expand capacity in South Africa brewery as its market grows

Heineken NV has announced it will spend US$67m in South Africa to expand capacity at its Sedibeng brewery.

The company produces ciders and beer at the brewery it co-owns with Namibia Breweries Limited (NBL). Some of its brands include Heineken, Amstel, Windhoek and Strongbow. The plan is to enlarge the brewery’s capacity from 5.3m hectoliters to 7.5 million hectoliters per year to accommodate demand.

Diageo and Heineken part ways in South African, Namibian Joint Venture

Diageo and Heineken N.V have agreed to go their own separate ways in a joint venture they formed in 2004 in South Africa and Namibia three years earlier than planned. The joint venture was originally formed to counter the dominance of SABMiller Plc, which controls over 90 percent of the South African beer market.