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Current business profile

TBL is the oldest brewery in Tanzania and continues to maintain its position as the largest brewer in the country. Four breweries are in operation in Dar-Es-Salaam, Mwanza, Arusha and the newest one, in Mbeya. There is also a malting plant in Moshi.

It was one of the first companies to be listed on the Dar-Es-Salaam Stock Exchange.

With a strong workforce of 1,365- the company's success has been contributed by the sound fundamentals of brewing, distribution and sales. This includes high quality products, strong brand portfolio and superior customer service.

With a market share of 71.8%, the brand portfolio is continually expanding with the introduction of opaque beer and new non-alcoholic malt beverages to give consumers more choice.

Annual report 2013

Annual Report for Tanzania Breweries

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Front cover of Tanzania Breweries Annual report 2013


Share of total beer market*

Bar graph of Total share of beer market


* Management estimates

Volume (hl 000)

Five-year summary
Bar graph of Volume (hl 000) - Five-year summary
  2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Lager 2,731 2,617 2,749 3,147 2,899
Soft drinks 60 59 69 106 103
Other 90 116 156 211 268
Total 2,881 2,792 2,974 3,464 3,270

Beer consumption*

Graphic symbols of three people

litres per capita

* Source: Forecast figures for 2012 from Plato Logic, March 2013.

Investor relations contact

Janine Ackermann
Senior Manager, Beer industry regional focus: Africa and South Africa
Tel: +44 20 7659 0955
Mob: +44 75 5335 4051
Fax: +44 20 7659 0135