El Salvador: ILC stands out in SABMiller efficiency ranking.

La Constancia Industries (ILC) came in second for technical aspects in the preparation of beverages in the world ranking by British SABMiller.

Tuesday, November 4, 2008

This plant, located western edge of the capital, did well in the ranking for efficiency in energy and water consumption, waste generation and the use of infrastructure in general.

Company officials attribute the success to its employees. "We believe that the country should celebrate because it shows the quality of the Salvadoran worker," Rolando Caro, manufacturing vice president in El Salvador, Honduras and Nicaragua, said.

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El Salvador: Changes in Beverage Market

January 2017

Besides selling the beer brands Suprema and Regia Extra, the group Industrias La Constancia is preparing to also sell this year the business of distributing Coca Cola brand drinks.

The sale of the Coca Cola distribution business and its accompanying brands is due to a decision by The Coca Cola Company to secede from AB InBev, which despite being its partner in several countries, as in the case of El Salvador, also sells drinks under the Pepsi brand.

Salvadoran Bottler to Invest $ 45 million

March 2011

Industrias La Constancia will invest $ 45 million over the next three years.

At a press conference, company executives announced the recapitalization, explaining that it will be used to expand operations in El Salvador.

Attending the event was president of El Salvador Mauricio Funes, who praised the company, stressing that "the best social policy the government can implement is providing jobs, but it’s not the government which produces them, it’s the businessmen.”

Beer Consumption Drops 15% in El Salvador

June 2009

The demand for this beverage in bars and restaurants shows a drop of up to 30%.

Since the month of January, explains the president of Industrias La Constancia, Martin Van Dam, changes in consumption habits show that part of the demand for beer consumption at bars and restaurants will be transferred to the supermarket sector.

Pilsener renews its image in El Salvador

July 2008

Pilsener beer has again revamped its image, and both its returnable bottles and cans will have a fresher and more modern label.

"This is a complete makeover because the consumers demand that we maintain a modern brand," said Nina Muyshondt, manager of Grupo Cerveza de Industrias La Constancia (ILC).

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