New beverage plant in Luanda, Angola, to produce water and beer

14 December 2016

The Angolan beverage company Sociedade de Distribuição de Bebidas de Angola (Sodiba) announced the opening from January 2017 of a drinks factory, located in Bom Jesus, in Luanda, with a production capacity of 144 million litres per year.

The chief executive of Sodiba, José Carlos Beato said the plant, with an area of ​​40 hectares, represents an investment of US$150 million.

Jose Beato said that besides the production and distribution of beer the new plant will produce Sodiba bottled water, spirits, soft drinks, squashes and concentrates.

The first drink to be produced will be Sagres beer with the approval and indication of Sociedade Central de Cervejas (SCC) and the Heineken Group, as part of a Trademark License Agreement.

Sodiba will also launch a new beer called Luandina, which will be available in the Angolan market at the end of the first half of 2017. (macauhub)