Beer: $21 million on Plant Expansion

The increase in production capacity will allow Cervecería Panamá to expand its presence in the market, especially with its brand Atlas.

Friday, September 6, 2013

From a statement by Cerveceria Nacional, SA:

Cervecería Nacional, focussing on maintaining the quality of its products and continuing to contribute to the economic development of the country, has made a total investment of $90 million in the last three years and $21 million in the expansion of its plant, located in Tumba Muerto.

"This expansion represents an important milestone for the company as it will increase production, especially at this time when one of our major brands, Atlas, is evolving and hoping to expand its market," said Fernando Zavala, CEO of Cervecería Nacional, S.A.

He added that the CNSA generates 1,779 direct jobs and 47,047 indirect jobs, and pays $70 million a year in taxes.



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