Kenyan brewer eyes Botswana market

Coming soon: Bw. Chazea is a five-time distilled brand based on the original traditional Kenyan brew
Coming soon: Bw. Chazea is a five-time distilled brand based on the original traditional Kenyan brew

A Kenyan micro brewer plans to spread its reach to Botswana, initially establishing a distribution line to the country and then setting up a plant for its wine brand and a gin product that has origins similar to traditional brews such as khadi, BusinessWeek has learnt.

Should the company’s plans come to fruition, Bandari ya Pombe will be the country’s third alcohol producer after Kgalagadi Breweries Limited and Okavango Craft Brewery.

Another microbrewer, Big Sip, is under liquidation after closing shop last year due to prolonged and repeated suspensions of alcohol sales as a result of the pandemic.


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