Tag Archives: Nigeria

• Guinness ramps up for battle of Nigerian beer industry

Guinness ramps up for battle of Nigerian beer industry

Guinness Nigeria, along with its parent company Diageo, has upped its game in the battle to gain market share in the Nigerian beer industry with the announcement of a £225 million investment to expand the capacity of its brewing operations. News of the investment comes closely after the recent opening of a new brew house […]

• Good job! Heineken reduces energy 17% in new sustainability report

Heineken has topped its energy saving goal by two per cent, with a 17 per cent reduction per hectolitre of beer over the past eight years, according to the company’s 2010 sustainability report. The company said the 17 per cent savings are down to its ‘Aware of Energy’ programme, which aimed to save 15 per […]

• Heineken increasing market share – buying 5 Nigerian breweries

Heineken increasing market share – buying 5 Nigerian breweries

Heineken has acquired a controlling interest in five Nigerian breweries in a move that takes its share of the fast-growing market to over two-thirds. The Dutch brewer made the acquisitions by buying two offshore companies from the Sona Group for an undisclosed sum. Company spokesperson John Clarke told BeverageDaily.com that the deal was the culmination […]