In South Africa these brands are distributed by Cape Town-based Brandhouse, which was established in 2004 specifically to market and distribute Diageo, Namibia Breweries and Heineken’s brands locally.
Who owns Heineken South Africa?
Who owns Amstel in South Africa?
Brandhouse Beverages, the local joint venture company owned by Heineken, Diageo and Namibia Breweries, will now market and distribute Amstel in the southern Africa region. Amstel joins Brandhouse’s premium-beer portfolio including Heineken, Guinness and Windhoek.
Why Heineken is leaving South Africa?
Reuters reported that the ban had forced Heineken South Africa to halt plans for a R6 billion brewery in KwaZulu-Natal province. The company reportedly said production had been “hampered” by the ban, leading to salary cuts. But it still plans to invest in South Africa over the long term.
Does Heineken own Amstel?
The Amstel brewery was founded in 1870 in Amsterdam, Netherlands. It was taken over by Heineken in 1968, and the brewing plant closed down in 1972, with production moving to the main Heineken plant at Zoeterwoude. … Amstel Light is a 3.5% abv pale lager.
Does Diageo own Heineken?
Diageo, the world’s largest spirits company, said it had sold its stakes in Jamaican brewer Desnoes & Geddes Ltd and GAPL Pte Ltd, the majority owner of Malaysia’s Guinness Anchor Berhad, to Heineken NV for $780.5 million.