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  • New voting arrangements being made to safeguard the health of shareholders Johannesburg, 17 March 2020: Joining the presidency in a nationwide effort to safeguard the health and wellbeing of all South Africans, the SAB Zenzele board has made the decision to reschedule the special AGM scheduled for...
  • Johannesburg, 26 March 2020: With the South African government putting in every effort to protect the nation against COVID-19, now more than ever it’s time for the private sector to step up and help flatten the curve in the fight against this pandemic. The demand for alcohol-based sanitiser has...
  • Johannesburg, 08 April 2020: The South African Breweries (SAB) can confirm that it is aware of the arrests of seven of its employees, two third-party drivers, as well as the impounding of various loads on the morning of 8 April 2020. We have since engaged both the Department of Trade and Industry (...
  • Johannesburg: 14 April 2020: The South African Breweries (SAB) is delighted to announce the coming of age of its B-BBEE scheme, SAB Zenzele. Launched in 2010, the landmark ownership transaction endeavoured to give our retailer partners - taverners, bottle store owners, retailer customers and our...
  • The banning of alcohol sales during lockdown was initially intended to help protect communities, but reality has set in and the outcomes remind us of costly lessons learned by the US almost a century ago... The sale and production of alcohol was prohibited in the United States between 1919 and 1933...
  • Johannesburg, 11 May 2020: The South African Breweries (SAB) can confirm that as of 11 May 2020 it has agreed a way forward with the government to safely transport its packaged inventory (both alcoholic and non-alcoholic) from its manufacturing plants to its depots. Warehouses at SAB's seven...
  • Illicit trading is a topic that should be on everyone's lips because of how it undermines our regulations and causes tax leaks. To bring it back home, there are businesses whose survival is under threat. Carmen van Niekerk – Excise Manager, SAB is talking to Channel Africa on the illicit increase...
  • This pandemic is the biggest global crisis in a generation. No one could have predicted the dramatic spread of the virus and the devastation it would cause on global markets, economic growth, and the disruption on lives, livelihoods, communities and supply chains. The call has never been louder for...
  • In his address to the nation on 13 May, President Ramaphosa admitted and apologised for any mistakes government may have made during this indefinite lockdown. He particularly (and vaguely) talked about certain regulations that may have caused a public outcry. Although he didn't mention it...