China. Carlsberg builds a new brewery in Sichuan Province

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Yesterday, a groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of a new brewery Chongqing Brewery Yibin Co., Ltd was held in Gao Jie Industrial Park of Yibin.

Chongqing Brewery Yibin Co., Ltd. is a subsidiary of Chongqing Brewery Co., Ltd. in the southern part of Sichuan Province. Meanwhile Chongqing Brewery Co., Ltd. is the world’s fourth largest brewer of Danish Carlsberg Group members.

The new brewery will be built on the territory of Gao Jie Industrial Park and will cover an area of 213 acres. The design capacity of the brewery is 300 million litres a year. The total investment in the project will amount to 330 million yuan. It is planned that in September 2017 the brewery will be put into operation.

Ke Jun Choi, the CEO of Carlsberg China, stressed the importance of the brewery construction in Yibin and strategic advantages of this location.