Zambian Breweries has condemned the continued over-pricing of its beer by some unscrupulous distributors and traders across several markets in the country. The country’s largest brewer has noted with concern the exploitative prices in some distribution and retail outlets, and stressed that it does not support such profiteering. “Whilst we continue to support distributors and all our business partners in the value chain who have equally been impacted by recent bar closures as we emerge from lockdown, we are saddened that some
Zambian Breweries has launched the 2021 iteration of its Smart Drinking campaign under the theme “Cheers to being responsible together,” aimed at sensitising the public on the importance of responsible alcohol consumption.The initiative is part of the company’s commitment to promote responsible drinking among beer lovers nationwide.The brewer’s message is that alcohol ought to be consumed in a responsible manner to safeguard the wellbeing of not just the consumer but the people around them as well as communities at large.
The country’s largest brewer says it is eager to partner with key stakeholders to increase youths’ contribution to national development Zambian Breweries Plc has commended the newly elected UPND administration’s pledge to eradicate alcohol abuse in Zambia as part of its development and economic transformation agenda. In his inauguration speech, His Excellency Mr Hakainde Hichilema stated that his government would work to rescue the country’s youths from vices such as alcohol and substance abuse to improve their contribution to Zambia’s economic
Who is the real villain hiding in plain sight in the local alcohol market? How does a responsible alcohol market factor into Zambia’s quest to attain the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals? What role can stakeholders play to create a healthy stable alcohol market? These are just some of the questions the recently launched EY Economic Impact Analysis report by Zambian Breweries attempts to answer.
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 has donated more hand sanitisers, disinfectants, and PPE to the Ministry of Health and Lusaka City Council for onward, delivery to health facilities and communities.The support is in recognition of the severity of the impact of COVID-19 during the third wave on communities, health facilities, and businesses. The donations will be distributed to level 1 hospitals in Kanyama, Matero, and Chilenje, and surrounding community markets.“As we move to up-scale hygiene, cleanliness, and good health amidst the third wave
Zambian Breweries has backed the Zambia Association of Manufacturers (ZAM) ‘Proudly Zambian’ campaign to enhance the competitiveness of locally produced goods in the domestic, regional, and global markets. “We must ask every Zambian to make a conscious decision to buy local goods,” said Zambian Breweries Corporate Affairs Director Ezekiel Sekele. “Our message must be that wherever you may be in the country, be proudly Zambian. Wear local, travel local, eat local, watch local content, read local authors, support local music, and use
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’ recycling initiative – Manja Pamodzi Limited – has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Java Foods to collect recyclable waste from its factory as part of the food processor’s contribution to the Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) framework designed to increase manufacturers’ roles in building a green economy.
Zambian Breweries Plc has announced that its Country Director Jose Moran will be leaving the business to take up a new appointment as Country Director of its parent company AB InBev’s Tanzania operations.
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.