Tanzania Breweries commits to improving local barley productivity

TANZANIA – Tanzania Breweries Limited (TBL), a subsidiary of AB InBev, has pledged to support barley farmers while encouraging them to adopt modern technology and practices that will increase efficiency and productivity. Speaking during the Barley Growers Day’ organised by TBL in the Nothern regions, the company’s Barley Manager, Joel Msechu, reaffirmed that the company will continue to deploy various intevetion aimed at improving productivity. “To empower farmers, TBL offers farmers with sufficient inputs and information to increase productivity while actively reducing environmental impact.  “We are strongly committed to Tanzania…

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TBL launches youth empowerment initiative

TANZANIA – Tanzania Breweries Limited has launched a new programme tagged as ‘Be the Coach’ that will focus on training youths in identifying potential business opportunities and successfully running them, reports Daily News. TBL Sustainability Affairs Manager, Irene Mutiganzi said that the programme aims at utilising the firm’s resources in imparting positive change on the society. “Our target is to use the resource and time we have to influence changes and create better society especially among the communities which surrounds our business,” said Irene Mutiganzi. She further explained that TBL…

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Tanzania Breweries profit soars on 24% volume growth in the year 2017

TANZANIA – Tanzania Breweries Limited (TBL), the local subsidiary of the world’s largest brewing company AB InBev has said operating profit for the nine months ended December last year grew 16% while sales volume grew to 3.3 hectolitres resulting in 24% volume growth in revenue. Revenues are driven by volume growth and product mix, also impacted by exceptional costs related to the combination from SABMiller to ABInBev. The board has also approved a 120% increase in dividends payout to shareholders to US$0.34 per share for the year ended 2017. A…

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Tanzania Breweries to construct US$109m mega plant in Dodoma

TANZANIA – Tanzania Breweries Limited (TBL), the country’s oldest and largest brewing company has announced intentions to shift its headquarters from Dar es Salaam to Dodoma where it plans to construct the country’s biggest plant worth US$109.51mn, reports Daily News. Construction of the new brewery is expected to begin 2020 to be completed in two years’ time. According to the company, the new brewery is expected to fetch the government US$43.8mn in Value Added Tax (VAT) and Excise Tax while benefiting local farmers and residents. The facility is targeted to…

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Tanzania Breweries refutes systems hacking claims

TANZANIA – Tanzania Breweries Limited (TBL) has clarified that its data systems are safe and secure, putting to rest speculations and claims gaining ground on various media channels that some unknown hackers had breached the company’s systems, endangering most of its sensitive records. Speaking to reporters in Dar es Salaam yesterday, TBL’s Marketing Director for East Africa, Mr Thomas Kemphuis said that after intensive investigations by the beermaker’s experts, they established that no such incident had occurred, assuring the company’s stakeholders and the general public that its systems were foolproof,…

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Tanzania Breweries touts effective water management

TANZANIA – Private sector has a key role in ensuring that it utilises and manages water efficiently to ensure that the resource is available to all, the AB-INBEV President for East Africa Roberto Jarrin has said. Jarrin who is also the Tanzania Breweries Limited (TBL) Group Managing Director was speaking at the 10th Economic Update Meeting organised by the World Bank in Dar es Salaam which sought to address the urgent need of improving water resource management in the country. Mr Jarrin said water is a major ingredient of the…

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