The Guardian, Vanguard, The Punch dominate Nigerian Breweries Golden Pen Awards

NIGERIA - Journalists and media personalities from the industry were rewarded and celebrated for their outstanding journalism and media excellence at the concluded Golden Pen Awards organised by Nigerian Breweries in Lagos, reports Beverage Industry News. The awards seek to enhance professionalism, objective reportage of events in Nigeria and promotion of fine ethics within the…

Nigerian Breweries to expand premium lager leadership while driving malt growth

NIGERIA - Nigerian Breweries (NB Plc) aims to expand its leadership in premium lager, build scale in mainstream segment and drive malt growth as new strategies to drive both volumes and sales. According to Beverage Industry News, the strategy helps NB Plc, the country’s largest brewer to counter stiff competition from rivals such as International…

Nigerian Breweries’ beer brand Life Continental unveils ‘Progress Booster 2018’

NIGERIA - Heineken’s Nigerian unit Nigerian Breweries (NB Plc) has launched the fourth edition of its “Life Progress Booster” promo for its Life Continental Lager Beer brand, Beverage Industry News reports. The programme is part of NB Plc’s commitment to supporting small and medium scale entrepreneurs in South-East Nigeria covering states of Abia, Anambra, Enugu,…

Nigerian Breweries appoints Emmanuel Oriakhi as new Marketing Director

NIGERIA- Nigerian Breweries has appointed Emmanuel Oriakhi as new Marketing Director based at the Heineken headquarters in Amsterdam, reported Beverage Industry news. He succeeds Franco Maria Maggi who has been transferred on secondment to Amsterdam to take up a higher position. Until Mr. Maggi’s transfer to Amsterdam, he has been the Marketing Director and Executive…

Nigerian Breweries declares US$91.4 million dividend for 2017

NIGERIA - Nigerian Breweries Plc has announced its results for the 2017 operating year with a dividend recommendation of US$91.4 million for its shareholders. The recommendation, which amounts to a dividend of US$0.01 per share for the 2017 operating year, was part of the company’s filing to the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE). The recommended dividend…

Nigerian Breweries records profit, as revenues rise 14%

NIGERIA - Nigerian Breweries Plc has announced an interim dividend of N7.997 billion (US$22m) for the nine months ended September 30, 2017. The dividend, which translates to N1.00 per share, was recommended following improved performance recorded by the leading brewing firm for the nine months. Nigerian Breweries posted revenue of N254.7 billion (US$708m) in 2017,…

Efficiencies lifts Nigerian Breweries nine-month results

NIGERIA - Nigerian Breweries Plc (“NB”), the country’s largest brewer said on Thursday that sales for the nine-months to September ending grew 14% to N255bn ($700m). In the same period in 2016, the firm recorded revenue of N223bn ($614m). The company which is a unit of Amsterdam-based Heineken N.V. said that changing market dynamics resulted…

Star Lager Beer signs partnership with Chelsea Football Club

NIGERIA – Star Lager Beer, Nigeria’s leading premium beer, has officially signed a partnership agreement with the top English Premiership club, Chelsea Football Club. “The partnership with Chelsea provides us with a remarkable platform to broaden the brand’s profile and its values, while giving us another opening to create distinctive and shining experiences for football…