Local beer to be sold in France

April 1st, 2013 , The Phnom Penh Post

Khmer Brewery, the maker of Cambodia Beer, plans to begin sales to France, the company’s third export market, this month, having tasted success in Japan and Malaysia.

It is one of six breweries in the Kingdom, but the only one whose investor base is local.

With a capital investment of $60 million, Khmer Brewery began selling to the domestic market in November, 2011. …

In 2011, food and beverages contributed $1 billion, 40 per cent of which came from the brewing industry, to Cambodia’s economy.

May Kunmakara

PM pushes edible exports

May 15th, 2012 , The Phnom Penh Post

Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday urged Cambodian food and beverage companies to look to export markets.

The call, made at the opening ceremony of the Khmer Brewery, came in the wake of similar exhortations from international organisations for Cambodia to diversify its exports.

“Now, we are not only expanding our locally made products in the domestic market. We have to promote export products and beverage abroad,” Hun Sen said. …

Mom Kunthear, P. 7

Cambodia’s beer market growing more crowded

October 26th, 2011 , The Phnom Penh Post

The Kingdom’s latest brewery is set to launch on November 1, introducing a new player into the growing Cambodian beer market, insiders said yesterday.

The Khmer Brewery plant, a US$60 million joint venture between locally based Chip Mong Group and major international brewery manufacturer Ziemann Group, will aim to produce 1 million to 2 million hectolitres annually.

“Currently, there is not enough quality beer in the Cambodian market to meet demand,” Chip Mong Group chairman Chen Yiye told the Post yesterday…