UAC and Heineken sign a contract for incorporation of Nigerian Brewery limited in Lagos.
The first bottle of Star Lager beer rolls off the bottling line in June.
In May of 1955, work commences on the Aba Brewery.
Nigerian Brewery Limited becomes Nigerian Breweries Limited
Kaduna Brewery is commissioned.
Gulder, the extra mature lager beer is born.
Nigerian Breweries’ Training School is established in Iganmu, Lagos.
Nigeria’s number one malt brand, Maltina is Born
Ibadan Brewery is commissioned.
The extra dark, extra bitter, Legend Extra Stout is born.
Our 5th brewery in Enugu was commissioned.
Amstel Malta is introduced.
Heineken takes over control of Nigerian Breweries.
The new bottling line at Ibadan Brewery is commissioned.
President Obasanjo commissions Ama Brewery.
Fayrouz, the premium non- alcoholic soft drink was launched.
Climax herbal energy drink was launched.
Sona Breweries was acquired bringing brand portfolio to 11.
Nigerian Breweries merged with Consolidated Breweries; bringing brand portfolio to 19 brands and our SKUs to 59.
The spirits brand, Ace Roots was launched.
Nigerian Breweries received the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSAN) Award for Excellence in Corporate Governance (Corporate Category) as well as the Institute of Directors' Nigeria Corporate Governance Award.