Carlsberg, one of the leading global brewers, has announced plans to invest up to €100 million ($117 million) to upgrade its Kronenbourg brewery in Obernai, France.
“Today, Carlsberg’s rich heritage and close ties to France are perfectly united with our ambitions to invest further in our successful French business,” said Carlsberg CEO, Cees’t Hart.
“We are proud of our position as the leading French brewer and of the impressive growth of Kronenbourg 1664 inside as well as outside of France. In order to continue to grow, we need to invest, and today’s announcement It is a testament to our shared values and promising growth opportunities”.
Kronenbourg was acquired in 2008 by Carlsberg and is today the leading French brewer with brands including Kronenbourg 1664, 1664 Blanc and Tourtel Twist.