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Manufacturers given up to end of January to have digital stamps

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Manufacturers of different products have up to the end of January 2020 to clear stock of products without digital stamps. After that, all their products are expected to bear a stamp. The first goods expected to have stamps are beer, wines, spirits, sodas, bottled water, …

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Beer boom

Nile Breweries Limited spending US$22million to match sales growth         Kampala, Uganda | ISAAC KHISA | A few months ago, a highly respected and accomplished director for Nile Breweries Limited, a subsidiary of the Belgium based Anheuser-Busch InBev NV, popularly known as AB InBev, resigned. His name could be familiar to you …

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Windsor brewery reveals regal beer for Prince Harry wedding

London, United Kingdom | AFP | A brewery in Windsor, the British town where Prince Harry will marry American Meghan Markle in May, believes it has concocted its own perfect pairing with a “royal beer” celebrating the occasion. The regal-themed brew, a pale ale named “Harry & Meghan’s Windsor Knot”, appropriately …

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NBL to reward sorghum farmers

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT| Beer maker in Uganda, Nile Breweries Ltd, has unveiled a new  initiative to encourage farmers embrace better farming practices to improve sorghum harvests, one of the major components for beer production. The new annual initiative dubbed ‘Nile Breweries Kickstart Farmer’s Competition’ will see farmers …

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In food waste fight, Brits turn bread into beer

Driffield, United Kingdom | AFP | At a brewery nestled in rolling farmland in northern England, the process of making beer begins with dropping dozens of unwanted loaf ends, thrown away by a sandwich factory, into a large stainless steel tank. Add water, hops and yeast, and out comes the unmistakable …

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Amsterdam bans controversial ‘beer-bikes’

The Hague, Netherlands | AFP | Amsterdam will enforce a new ban on ‘beer-bikes’ this week after years of complaints by locals about rowdy tourists getting drunk and disorderly while pedalling along its famous canals. As from Wednesday “the beer bicycle may be banned from the city centre to stop it …

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