Incorporated in 1946, Nigerian Breweries is the pioneer and largest brewing company in Nigeria. Its first bottle of beer, STAR Lager, rolled off the bottling lines of its Lagos brewery in June 1949. Other breweries were subsequently commissioned by the company, including Aba Brewery in 1957, Kaduna Brewery in 1963, and Ibadan Brewery in 1982.
In September 1993, the company acquired its fifth brewery in Enugustate, and in October 2003, its sixth brewery, sited at Ameke in Enugu. Ama Brewery began brewing on the 22 March 2003 and at 3 million hectolitres is the largest brewery in Nigeria.] Operations at Enugu brewery were discontinued in 2004, while the company acquired a malting Plant in Aba in 2008.
Nigerian Breweries Plc now has eight operational breweries from which its products are distributed to all parts of Nigeria, in addition to the malting plants in Aba and Kaduna.Read More