Lao Brewery Co., Ltd. was founded in 1973 as a joint-venture between foreign investors and Lao businessmen originally under the registered name of Lao Beer and Ice Factory. At that time, the company had an annual production capacity of 3 million liters of beer, 1.5 million liters of carbonated drinks and a daily production capacity of 120 tonnes of ice.
After the National Liberation, the Lao Government takes over the foreigners’ shares and Lao businessmen voluntarily hand over their shares to the State.
Loxley Public Co., Ltd and Italian-Thai Public Co., Ltd invest in Lao Brewery Co., Ltd, which enables Lao Brewery to increase both its production capacity and marketing efforts.
Change in foreign joint venture partners. The new partners included Lao Government (50%), Carlsberg Asia Co. Ltd. (25%) and the TCC International Co. Ltd. (25%).
Lao Brewery Co., Ltd officially opens its second factory in Champasack province with the honorable presence of H.E. Mr. Somsavath Lengsavath, Deputy Prime Minister and Standing member of the Government. This plant composes a full managerial and technological system. The factory’s production line is fully operated by computerized systems and innovative machines.