Prawns from Taninthayi to be bought by Japan, China, Thailand

Japan, China and Thailand have proposed to purchase saltwater white prawns farmed in Taninthayi Region, said U Kyaw Lin, a project manager of Katalu saltwater prawn farms. The saltwater prawns are being farmed in Katalu village, Katan Island in Taninthayi Region with the use of modern technology. Thailand is the main buyer of these prawns. […]

Carlsberg Establishes Greenfield Brewery in Myanmar with ALECTIA

In 2013 Carlsberg Group announced that it had signed a strategic partnership agreement with a local privately-owned leading beverage company, Myanmar Golden Star (MGS) Breweries, to brew and market Carlsberg beers in Myanmar. Under this agreement, MGS Breweries and Carlsberg formed a Joint Venture – Myanmar Carlsberg Co., Ltd. – with plans to set up […]

Facebook provides cheap alternative for small businesses

Increasing numbers of small businesses in Myanmar are being drawn to Facebook and other social media sites to advertise their products and grow their customer base. The social networking site has grown in popularity over the last four years due to its interactive nature and the ability of business owners to connect with customers in […]