Diplomats From Around The Eu Visit Radegast Brewery
22 May 2009
Nosovice, 22 May 2009 - On Friday 22 May, diplomats from all 27 EU member states visited Radegast brewery in Nošovice. The members of the Permanent Representatives Committee "Coreper" took a look at the production of Moravia's favorite beer during their visit of the Moravian-Silesian region. This event is a part of the Czech presidency of the European Union. Radegast supplies its Birell nonalcoholic beer to official social and political functions during the Czech presidency of the EU.
Coreper consists of ambassadors of all 27 countries of the EU. The Czech representative is Ambassador Jana Reinišová. Coreper committee plays a pivotal role in the smooth operation of the EU Council, as it, among other things, prepares its agenda. It also coordinates the activity of about 250 committees.
Jiří Mareček, Plzeňský Prazdroj press agent says about the visit: "The Czech beer has unique characteristics. In Radegast brewery, we produce Moravia's best-selling beer and we certainly have something to present not only to Czech tourists, but also to visitors from all Europe."
During their program in the region, the diplomats are also going to visit the castle in Hradec nad Moravicí or the Hukvaldy castle.
Notes for editors:
- With total sales of 10.7 million hectoliters in the year 2008 and with exports to more than 50 countries worldwide, Plzeňský Prazdroj, a. s., is the leading beer producer in the Czech Republic and the largest exporter of Czech beer. Plzeňský Prazdroj's main brands in the Czech Republic are Pilsner Urquell, Gambrinus, Radegast, Velkopopovický Kozel and nonalcoholic Radegast Birell.
- Plzeňský Prazdroj produces beer in three breweries in the Czech Republic - in Plzeň brewery, Radegast brewery and Velké Popovice brewery. There are 13 commercial distribution centers ensuring supply in respective regions of the republic.
- The Plzeňský Prazdroj company fully understands its responsibility towards environment and has accepted the policy of environment protection as one of its business principles. It engages especially in care for water resources, industrial waters cleaning, minimization of CO2¬ and other emissions, recycling, energy savings and increasing efficiency of transport.
- Plzeňský Prazdroj, a. s., is a member of SABMiller plc, the second largest global brewing company worldwide with brewing interests or distribution agreements in over 60 countries across six continents. Pilsner Urquell is the international flagship of the portfolio of SABMiller brands.
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