- Significant businesses with production operations
- Selling operations and major export markets
Our primary brewing and beverage operations cover six countries across South and Central America (Colombia, Ecuador, El Salvador, Honduras, Panama, and Peru). In each of these countries, we are the number one brewer by market share. We are also the third largest brewer in Argentina, and we export to Bolivia, Chile and Paraguay. We bottle soft drinks for The Coca-Cola Company in El Salvador and Honduras, and for Pepsico International in Panama.
Regional office, Miami USA
Quarterly divisional seminar
Hosted by Karl Lippert, President of SABMiller Latin America.
SABMiller Latin America
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History 2001 - 2010
SAB becomes the first international brewer to enter Central America when it acquires Honduran brewer, Cervecería Hondureña. The company also forms a joint venture with El Salvador Beverages Business, a brewery and sparkling beverage distributor.
In November, the company becomes the sole brewer and the bottler for The Coca-Cola Company in Honduras and El Salvador.
SABMiller acquires a majority interest in Bavaria S.A., South America's second largest brewer. This gives the company the leading beer market share positions in Colombia, Peru, Ecuador and Panama.
Our Colombian subsidiary Bavaria S.A. disposes of its Agra Brisa bottled water business and assets. The Brisa operations in Panama are excluded from the transaction.
SABMiller plc announces that it has acquired Cervecería Argentina S.A. Isenbeck (“CASA Isenbeck”), the third largest brewer in Argentina, from the Warsteiner Group.
Supporting 300 small and micro-scale entrepreneurs in El Salvador
This year 300 entrepreneurs graduated from Industrias La Constancia's capacity-building programme, Progresando Juntos ('Growing Together'), which aims to support micro and small-scale enterprises – one of the most important sectors in El Salvador´s economy.
We can all be parents
In Colombia, Bavaria promotes a zero-tolerance approach to selling alcohol to underage people through its We can all be parents campaign.