Economic hardships swing South Africa’s Distell into US$52.15m write downs

SOUTH AFRICA – Distell, a South African based beverage manufacturer, has said that economic challenges in Angola and Zimbabwe have pushed the company into combined write-downs of US$ 52.15 million (R790.1m). The maker of Amarula, […]

Nigerbev Limited launches new cream liqueur to grow market share

NIGERIA – Nigerbev Limited, makers of Best Global Brands (BGB) spirits in Nigeria has launched a new premium cream liqueur -Best Honey Cream Liqueur – in the market The beverage manufacturer said: “Best alcohol premium […]

KWAL to invest US$30m in new manufacturing facility to expand operations

KENYA – Kenya Wine Agencies Limited (KWAL), leading wines and spirits manufacturer in Kenya, has unveiled plans of investing more than US$30 million (Ksh 3 billion) in a new state-of-the-art production plant. The investment is […]

Distell unveils Africa expansion strategy targeting Ethiopia, Zimbabwe and Nigeria

SOUTH AFRICA – Distell Group Limited has unveiled its expansion strategy on the continent with plans to increase investments in Ethiopia, Zimbabwe and Nigeria across its wine, spirits and ready-to-drink categories. According to report by […]

Distell, Heineken, Pernod Ricard, others enter into good business practice agreement

SOUTH AFRICA – South Africa’s alcoholic beverage manufacturers have signed an agreement with the government on good business practices in a bid to improve the business environment, reports Business Report. Among the companies who signed […]

Wine producer Distell selects WPP as global partner agency

SOUTH AFRICA – South Africa based wine and spirit producer, Distell Group limited, has selected WPP’s Team Liquid, a global holding company, to manage the full spectrum of its marketing communications on its global portfolio […]

Distell to distribute and market cannabis lager for Poison City Brewing

SOUTH AFRICA – Africa’s leading spirits and wines producer, Distell Group has agreed to distribute and market cannabis-infused beer, the country’s first made by Poison City Brewing. The distribution support agreement will see Distell, which […]

Distell records flat group revenue on single-digit volume decline

SOUTH AFRICA – Distell Group, Africa’s leading wines and spirits company has said revenue for the three months ended 30 September 2018 was flat due to single-digit volume declines compared to the prior year, reports […]

Distell invests US$1.5m in waste water treatment and reuse to address shortage

SOUTH AFRICA – South Africa’s leading producer of spirits, fine wines, ciders and ready-to-drinks (RTDs), Distell has invested US$1.54 million in waste water treatment and re-use programmes to check on supply shortages experienced especially during […]