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SAB enters the Indian market through a JV, and later acquisition of Narang Breweries
The company acquires Mysore Breweries with 2 breweries in west and south
The company forms a joint venture with Shaw Wallace & Company Ltd and acquires Rochees Breweries
SABMiller acquires Shaw Wallace’s share of its joint venture and becomes the country’s second largest brewer
The company purchases Foster’s India. Hayward’s Black, India’s first stout beer, is launched
SABMiller introduces Peroni Nastro Azzurro to India
SABMiller India launches Indus Pride, India’s first 100% malt beer in Rajasthan.
SABMiller Introduces Miller High Life to India.
Rochees water replenishment project
At its Rochees brewery in the water-stressed Alwar district in Rajasthan, SABMiller India has embarked on a natural recharge project to protect the water supply for the brewery and local farmers.
India - Getting party-goers home safely
In India, statistics show that the most number of accidental deaths in the country are primarily due to drink driving. In recognition of the situation, SABMiller India has launched a campaign that goes beyond spreading awareness of responsible consumption to offer a safe solution.