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Dorada’s aluminum bottle, which pays tribute to Los Indianos, is awarded an international prize

11 October 2013

It has been awarded best foreign aluminum bottle by Brewery Collectibles Club of America (BCCA)

- The award ceremony took place in the last BCCA convention; BCCA is one of the leading collectibles institutions worldwide

-The award was achieved by a wide majority thanks to its original design and aesthetics

Santa Cruz de Tenerife, October 10th, 2013. The innovative policy carried out by Compañía Cervecera de Canarias in its products has received another international award. This time, Brewery Collectibles Club of America (BCCA), one of the most prestigious international institutions in terms of beer packaging collections, has awarded Dorada’s aluminum bottle, which was launched during the 2013 Carnival and pays tribute to Los Indianos.

The aforementioned association, whis has more than 4000 beer item collectors worldwide, awarded Dorada within the category Foreign Aluminum Bottle of the Year during the celebration of its latest convention in Fort Wayne (U.S.A.).

The bottle was presented by Argentinean collector Juan Carlos de Marco, who introduced it at the 43rd international BCCA convention. The proposal was later subjected to a selection process among 200 aluminum bottle collectors, through one of the internal groups of the association.

Finally, its original design and aesthetics were the main aspects put forward by the participants at the time of voting for the Dorada bottle, which was supported by a large majority of the jury.

The prize was presented by Juan Carlos de Marco to Luis Durango, Communications and International Relations Director of Compañía Cervecera de Canarias, in the Spanish Brewers’ headquarters. Enrique Solaesa, President of the Spanish Club of Beer Collectors, and Luis de la Sierra, Treasurer of the Spanish Club of Beer Collectors, also attended the award ceremony.

About Compañía Cervecera de Canarias

Compañía Cervecera is one of the leading breweries nationally, and one of the main engines of economic and social development in Canarias. It promotes the creation of 7000 jobs, it is shareholder of several industrial companies in Canarias, and it gives priority to local supplies in order to carry out their production. The company, part of the international group SABMiller, has more than 300 business owners from Canarias among its shareholders, which are approximately 30% of the total and are represented by two members on the Board of Directors.

Compañía Cervecera produces its own brands of beer, Dorada and Tropical, and under license, Carlsberg. It distributes international brands such as Pilsner Urquell, Peroni Nastro Azzurro, Miller Genuine Draft, Guinness and Smithwick’s. It also has other natural beverages such as Appletiser, the energy drink Red Bull and Kopparberg cider.


This SABMiller subsidiary news release has been translated from its local market language to English language for publication on We have attempted to provide an accurate translation of the original material but due to the difficulties of translation slight differences may exist. 

Note, the news release was first published in its local market on October 10th, 2013.


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