Guinness Nigeria

Guinness Nigeria

The Guinness drink made its first trip to Africa in the 1800’s when the Irish brewed the Guinnes twice as strong as they embarked on a long voyage to Africa and SieraLeone in 1827 and from there it got to Nigeria in the 19th century and till today Nigeria’s GUINNESS remains twice as strong as Irish GUINNESS.
Guinness Nigeria PLC which is a subsidiary of the prestigious Diageo Plc of the United Kingdom, was incorporated in 1962 to brew,bottle and market the foreign extra with the building of a brewery in Ikeja, the heart of Lagos.

The Ikeja brewery was the first outside of Ireland and Great Britain. Other breweries have been opened over time such as the Benin City brewery in 1974 and Ogba brewery in 1982.
Guinness Nigeria produces the following brands – Foreign Extra Stout (1962), Guinness Extra Smooth (2005) Malta Guinness (1990), Harp Lager Beer (1974), Gordon’s Spark (2001), Smirnoff Ice (2006), Satzenbrau (2006)
Guinness Nigeria Plc’s belief in Nigeria’s viability is further demostrated in their current investment in expansion of their production lines.

Their head office is located at 24 Oba Akran Avenue,Ikeja Lagos.




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