The group at a glance

Since listing on the London Stock Exchange 10 years ago we have grown into a global operation, developing a balanced and attractive portfolio of businesses. Our markets range from developed economies such as the USA to fast-growing developing markets such as China and India.

Key facts

200+

More than 200 brands owned

210 million

Total volume of lager sold1

(hectolitres)

  1. Volumes are defined in Definitions.
  2. Excluding corporate costs.

Contribution to group EBITA2 2009

Overview

  • The South African Breweries is our original brewing company and South Africa’s leading producer and distributor of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages.
  • We also export our brands for distribution across Namibia.
  • Our soft drinks division is South Africa’s leading producer of products for The Coca-Cola Company.
  • We also have hotel and gaming interests through Tsogo Sun, the largest hotel and gaming group in South Africa.
  • Our regional office is located in Johannesburg.

Key local brands

Brutal Fruit; Carling Black Label; Castle Lager; Castle Lite; Castle Milk Stout; Dreher; Hansa Marzen Gold; Hansa Pilsener; Redd’s; Sarita and Skelter’s Straight.

Further facts

7

Total number of breweries3

7

Total number of bottling plants3

12,184

Total average number of employees4

  1. The number of breweries and bottling plants relates to subsidiaries only (except MillerCoors).
  2. See note 6 to the consolidated financial statements. The average number of employees relates to subsidiaries only (except MillerCoors).