Accra Brewery Limited Once Again Supports The Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) Awards
9 August 2012
Accra, Ghana. 8th August 2012: Accra Brewery Limited has today presented its sponsorship package for the Best reporter in Arts, Entertainment and Domestic Tourism to the Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) at a ceremony at the brewery.
The sponsorship package, valued at about Three thousand Ghana cedis (GH¢3,000) is made up of a hundred assorted cases of the company’s products. These are made up of twenty five (25) cases of Club Premium Lager, ten (10) cases of Stone Strong Lager, ten (10) cases of Castle Milk Stout, thirty five (35) cases of Castle Milk Malt and twenty (20) cases of Club Minerals. The package was presented as the company’s support towards the 2012 GJA Awards, a gesture the company has maintained every year for the past 5 (five) years.
In an address, the Human Resources Director of Accra Brewery Limited, Mr. Akature Ania., who made the presentation said, “Accra Brewery Limited has always been proud to be associated with helping to achieve excellence in journalism in Ghana and we are once again happy to support the GJA’s efforts at this”. He added, “As a beverage manufacturing company, Accra Brewery Limited is actively involved in activities in the area of arts, entertainment and domestic tourism, hence our keen interest in supporting this award”.
Receiving the package, Mr Affail Monney, Vice President of the GJA said, “GJA prides itself in championing excellence in journalism a value Accra Brewery Shares with the association. It is for this reason that the GJA is happy to receive this package from the company” He went on to add, “We are indeed grateful for the generous support always offered by Accra Brewery Limited”.
Accra Brewery Limited is passionate about promoting excellence in journalism considering the critical role of the media in the promotion of development, democracy, peace and stability in the country which will also ensure a conducive environment for doing business.
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About Accra Brewery Limited (A subsidiary of SABMiller plc)
Accra Brewery Limited (ABL), originally known as Overseas Breweries Limited, was established in 1931, becoming the first brewery in the then Gold Coast. In 1975, the locally registered Accra Brewery Limited acquired Overseas Breweries assets.
Today, Accra Brewery Limited is a public company engaged in the manufacture, marketing and distribution of beer, sparkling soft drinks and non-alcoholic malt beverages. Its flagship brand is the iconic Club Premium Lager, which has been a part of every single milestone in Ghana’s history since 1931. ABL’s other brands are Club Gold Export Lager, Castle Milk Stout, Stone Strong Lager, Chairman Malt Liquor, Club Shandy, Redd’s Fruit Fusion, Peroni Nastro Azzurro, Chibuku Shake Shake, Castle Milk Malt, Club Cola, Club Muscatella, Club Orange, Club Soda and Club Quinine Tonic.
As a subsidiary of SABMiller Plc, ABL understands that its profitability depends on healthy communities, growing economies and the responsible use of scarce natural resources. These issues are therefore integrated into the business through SABMiller’s 10 sustainable development priorities.
ABL’s mission is to own and nurture local and international brands that are the first choice of consumers and customers in Ghana.
About SABMiller plc
SABMiller plc is one of the world's largest brewers with brewing interests and distribution agreements across six continents. The group's wide portfolio includes global brands Pilsner Urquell, Peroni Nastro Azzurro, Miller Genuine Draft and Grolsch, as well as leading local brands such as Aguila, Castle, Miller Lite, Snow and Tyskie. SABMiller is also one of the world's largest bottlers of Coca-Cola products.
In the year ended 31 March 2011, the group reported US$4,491 million adjusted pre-tax profit and group revenue of US$28,311 million. SABMiller plc is listed on the London and Johannesburg stock exchanges.
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This is a SABMiller subsidiary news release, it was first published in its local market on 8 August 2012.