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Vital statistics

1.11

Population (millions)

1969

Year of investment

1

Number of breweries

1

Number of bottling plants

1

Number of sorghum breweries

2201

Total size of beer market (hl 000)

201

Beer consumption per capita (litres)

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

Swaziland Beverages Ltd

Management

Zama Kunene, Managing Director

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Brand portfolio

Main brands

  • Castle Lager logo
  • Hansa Pilsener logo
  • Carling Black Label logo
  • Sibebe Premium lager,
  • Castle Milk Stout,
  • Ohlsson's Lager,
  • Castle Light,
  • Peroni Nastro Azzurro,
  • Miller Genuine Draft,
  • Hansa Marzen Gold,
  • Redd's,
  • Sarita,
  • Imvelo

History

1969

Swaziland Breweries is established in Matsapha as a 100%-owned subsidiary of SAB.

1981

Ngwane Breweries, a traditional opaque beer brewery, is established in Manzini.

1984

Swaziland Bottlers is formed to bottle and distribute Coca-Cola products.

1995

All three business units are merged to form Swaziland Beverages Limited (SBL), all operating at the same site in Matsapha.

Alcohol responsibility

Drawing the line in Swaziland

In Swaziland, the ‘Draw the Line’ initiative raises awareness of the dangers of drinking and driving.

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Alcohol responsibility

National Alcohol Policy in Africa

In Africa, we've been working with governments, public health experts and non-government organisations to develop national alcohol policies to reduce alcohol-related harm.

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