New Brewery Joins Market

Mar 30 , 2019

Kangaroo Plast Plc, in partnership with Mauritius-based United Africa Breweries, has launched a new brewery with a capacity of 1.6 million hectolitres a year. The plant has an investment of 88 million dollars and will be operational in a month. “Our family had to work hard to make this dream a reality,” said Ephrem Yirga, chairman of the board of Kangaroo Plast. “The economic growth in the country and the good investment climate has enabled us to be successful.” Kangaroo Industrial Group is a family-run business founded by Yirga Haile and involved in real estate, manufacturing, agriculture and commerce.



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