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Breweries jack up retail prices 

Local breweries in Ethiopia are set to introduce price adjustments (increases) to their products starting today, The Reporter has learnt. BGI Ethiopia, the bottler of St. George and other brands, for instance, has already started distributing its products under the adjusted price.

BGI considering Zebidar takeover

After the recent buyout of Raya Brewery by BGI Ethiopia, the latter is mulling over acquiring the shares of Zebidar Brewery, a new entrant to the Ethiopian beer industry.

According to sources close to the matter, BGI has already proposed the buyout and majority shareholders of the brewery have already agreed to the proposal.

Meta turns 50, introduces bigger bottle

Meta Abo Brewery, makers of the Meta beer, the second oldest beer in the country, is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. In a yearlong celebration, the company is aiming to make a comeback to its once number one beer in the country.