Fraser and Neave, the Singapore-based brewing firm, has announced it is returning to Myanmar with the start of commercial operations at its new Emerald Brewery in Hlegu Township, Yangon.
The $70 million facility will brew and market Chang Lager beer, as well as building distribution across Myanmar. Annual beer capacity at the site will be 500,000 hectolitres.
Commenting on the investment, Fraser and Neave CEO Edmond Neo said: “Our ambition is to make EBML one of the leading breweries in Myanmar. Together with our local partner and Thai Beverage Public Company Limited, our strategic partner, the opening of this world class brewery bring is a step closer to this shared vision”.
“We look forward to engaging our Myanmar consumers and make Chang Beer their beer of choice”, he said.
Source: Fraser and Neave