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Thirsty for more Southeast Asian beer

The Filipino food and beverage behemoth behind beer brands such as San Miguel Pale Pilsen, Red Horse, San Mig Light and Gold Eagle is studying plans to build breweries in Cambodia, Myanmar and Laos. Each brewery would require a minimum investment of $100m and would result in additional…

Southeast Asia Globe
July 19, 2012

The Filipino food and beverage behemoth behind beer brands such as San Miguel Pale Pilsen, Red Horse, San Mig Light and Gold Eagle is studying plans to build breweries in Cambodia, Myanmar and Laos.
Each brewery would require a minimum investment of $100m and would result in additional revenues of $200m to $300m per year for the company, according to San Miguel Brewery’s chairman Ramon S. Ang. The company – one of the biggest listed on Manila’s stock exchange – is in search of new markets as domestic sales in the Philippines are reaching saturation. It has existing breweries in Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, northern and southern China and Hong Kong.



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