New Beer Production Plant

After investing $26 million in the expansion of its beer plant in San Pedro Sula, Cervecería Hondureña plans to increase its production from 1.6 million to 2.6 million hectoliters.

Friday, August 3, 2018

The brewing company, a member of conglomerate AB Inbev, inaugurated its modern production plant this week, with the capacity to pack 50,000 bottles per hour, and which will have a storage space of 14,000 m2.

See also "Central America: $252 million in industrial plants"

In relation to the new installed capacity of the production plant, representatives of AB InBev Honduras and El Salvador explained to that " ... Currently Cervecería Hondureña produces 1.6 million hectoliters of beer, but with the new production line the capacity will increase to 2.6 million hectoliters (one hectoliter is equivalent to 100 liters)."

See "Alcoholic beverages: Imports Up 3% in 2017"

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From a statement by Cerveceria Nacional, SA:

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