By Moses Ben-
NEWE AFRICA BUSINESS NEWS, Banjul, The Gambia- BANJUL BREWERY COMPANY LTD owned by CASTEL GROUP began operations in the Republic of the Gambia since 1977 as one of the oldest company in the country. It is the leading producer of Beer and Non Alcoholic drinks in the country that has greatly supported the Tourism Industry which made up of more than 30% of the country GDP.
Since January this year , the company experienced the worst increased in Tariff from !0% to 60% of all alcohol products by the Government of President Adama Barrow . A scenario which the company operators considered as one of the greatest challenges on it operations since forty years in existence
As the only Brewery company in the Gambia . The Banjul Brewery LTD engaged in the productions of varieties of products such as Julbrew beer, Julbrew export , castel beer and Guinness stout . Also included is the soft drinks products namely Cocoa Cola, Fanta , Sprits, malta, soda water, Vimto and XXL Energy drink.
For New Africa Business News MOSES BEN Africa Correspondent