Shift to bulk bottles dents Sechaba’s profits

KBL new bulk pack bottling line would meet changing consumer demand
KBL new bulk pack bottling line would meet changing consumer demand

Sechaba Holdings’ operating profit fell 3.7 percent to P201 million in the year ended March 2015, as consumers shifted to the affordable but lower profit-margin bulk packs.

As a combination of alcohol levy and inflation continue to push up the price of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, consumers have shifted preference to bulk packs.

Sechaba is the listed company that holds 60 percent in brewing entity Kgalagadi Breweries limited (KBL), with the rest owned by global brewery giant, SABMiller.

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