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Vital statistics

41.11

Population (millions)

2010

Year of investment

1

Number of bottling plants

4,3501

Total size of beer market (hl 000)

461

Beer consumption per capita (litres)

  • 1 Forecast figures for 2012 from Plato Logic, March 2013.
Company name

Crown Beverages Limited Kenya (CBL)

Website

www.crownbeverages.co.ke

Management

Anthony Grendon
Managing Director

Contacts

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Brand portfolio

Main brands

  • Keringet Pure Natural Mineral water – still,
  • Keringet Sparkling Water – carbonated,
  • PUR AQUA Spring Water,
  • Keringet Finest,
  • Castle Lite,
  • Castle Lager,
  • Castle Milk Stout,
  • Peroni Nastro Azzurro,
  • Miller Genuine Draft,
  • Redd's Premium Dry,
  • Safari

Performance

Volume (hl 000)

Two-year summary
Bar graph of Volume - Four-year summary (hl 000)
  2012 2013
Total 819 316

Beer consumption*

Graphic symbols of three people

11
litres per capita

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

Current business profile

Crown Beverages Ltd is the largest and most reputable bottler of natural mineral water in East Africa. With a work force of 235, it has established itself as the face and name of the regional mineral water market through parallel brands that lead in different segments of the consumer market, with an average market share of 40 per cent. SABMiller imports and distributes lager to the market.

History

2010

The company was originally launched as Crown Foods Limited, and became a subsidiary of SABMiller plc.

2011

A change of name to Crown Beverages Limited, coinciding with the acquisition of the company by SABMiller was effected, to better reflect the company's offerings and capabilities in the water market.