Clear beer production represents significant pillar in local manufacturing sector, supporting value addition and industrialisation Zambian Breweries contributed just under K 6 billion of value to the national economy in 2019, according to a new report launched today by global consultancy Ernst & Young (EY).The brewing company added around K1 billion to the country’s GDP besides supporting over 80,000 jobs – equivalent to K164 million in labor income – and contributing K1.6 billion to the government’s tax revenue during the period
Zambian Breweries is impressed with the popularity of the recently launched Carling Black Label Cup in South Africa and has announced plans to replicate the competition in Zambia. The tournament which kicked off in Johannesburg on May 26, 2021, allows fans to employ their own tactics and select matchday teams from their favourite local clubs. The pre-season Carling Black Label Cup competition was first introduced in 2011 in partnership with Kaizer Chiefs, Orlando Pirates and Stadium Management to give fans unprecedented power
Zambian Breweries has assured bar and nightclub owners across the country of increased beer supply once its US$18 million expansion project is completed next month.
Zambia’s largest brewer has launched a multi-million dollar expansion project to address growing demand and improve quality
The University of Zambia’s (UNZA) School of Engineering has developed Zambia’s first ever locally produced ventilator to help improve the country’s capacity to treat COVID-19 patients. The project – which launched its first working prototype on Tuesday, March 23rd, 2021 – was jointly funded by Zambian Breweries and Lafarge Zambia to the tune of ZMW100, 000. Speaking during the ventilator’s launch, Zambian Breweries Lusaka Plant Manager Albert Malunga described the creation of the prototype as a huge milestone in the country’s pursuit
As the country enters the festive season, Minister of Broadcasting Information Services Hon. Dora Siliya has called for an open and honest conversation on alcohol use among Zambians. Speaking at a Zambian Breweries Smart Drinking Awareness event in Lusaka’s Chibolya township, Ms Siliya underscored the brewer’s #ResponsibleTogether message and advised all citizens to take personal responsibility for their alcohol use. “There must be responsibility first, and you have to set yourself some rules; nobody will give you those rules, you have to
Zambian Breweries has engaged the Bars and Nightclub Owners Association of Zambia in the context of the current supply challenges and price volatility in the market in the run-up to the festival season and beyond. Zambian Breweries has acknowledged that 2020 has not been a good year of business because of COVID-19 and the imposed restrictions that disrupted scheduled projects to expand brewery capacity and increase production to meet anticipated future demand. However, now that the markets are open across the region
Bar owners, retailers, and distributors of alcohol have been given a reminder of their legal obligations as Zambian Breweries partnered with Lusaka and Ndola City Councils in a workshop of compliance. The aim was to educate those in the alcohol trade on the legal framework governing the sector to help them compete vigorously while respecting the law. The brewing company together with Lusaka City Council (LCC) and Ndola City Council (NCC) seek to educate bar owners, retailers and distributors on issues pertaining
Zambian Breweries has donated engineering equipment to Zambia ICT College in Ndola to help develop engineers to meet industry requirements and capabilities as technology changes. Zambian Breweries assisted with engineering equipment, including three-phase electrical motors and drives, to train students practically for modern industry. Zambia ICT College Executive Director Betty Bweupe thanked Zambian Breweries for responding quickly to their request, and advised industry stakeholders in the ICT and engineering sectors to emulate the brewing company and support capacity building. “It is a momentous
The smart drinking initiative seeks to educate and inform people about the ills of alcohol abuse and the benefits of smart drinking by reducing underage drinking, strengthening marketing codes of practice, increasing alcohol literacy, and reducing drink driving.