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Carlsberg Builds a Beer Empire in Myanmar

Carlsberg Group, the Denmark brewer of Carlsberg beer, is expanding fast in Myanmar. Last month, the brewer opened its 1000th draught outlet in the country, four years after it first inked a joint venture with Myanmar Golden Star (MGS) to form Myanmar Carlsberg Co, and two years after it opened a $100 million brewery in […]

Boozy battle-ground: a turf war brews in Myanmar

At a beer station on Bogyoke Aung San Road, servers traipse from table to table, handing mugs of Myanmar Beer to cheroot-smoking men in longyis. Another beer station in Sanchaung township looks almost exactly the same, but with Dagon Beer decorations and brew dripping from the taps. All over Myanmar, domestic brands such as Myanmar […]

Carlsberg to Begin Brewing Myanmar Beer in March

YANGON — The Denmark-based Carlsberg Group will begin brewing beer in Myanmar from March, in a joint venture with local firm Myanmar Golden Star, the latter’s chairman Thein Tun told The Irrawaddy on Wednesday. Carlsberg and Myanmar Golden Star (MGS) signed an agreement in early 2013 to build a brewing facility and distribute the well-known […]