Tag Archives: Southern Sudan

• In Mozambique, beer made from cassava supports smallhold farms

In Mozambique, beer made from cassava supports smallhold farms

Impala lager is made from the locally abundant root vegetable, cassava. According to Gerry van den Houten, Technical Director at SABMiller, cassava is the biggest but least commercialized crop in Africa. The beer manufacturer has identified this as an opportunity to support farmers and localize supply chains by producing a lager made from the root […]

• SABMiller invests $15m in South Sudan operations

SABMiller invests $15m in South Sudan operations

SABMiller subsidiary Southern Sudan Beverages (SSBL) is investing $15m to expand production capacity at its two-year old brewery in Juba. The South Sudan brewery was built in 2009 at a cost of $37m and has now reached full capacity, driven by the popularity of beer brands like White Bull and Nile Special. The decision to […]