Carlsberg Sverige has its headquarters in Stockholm, with a brewery in Falkenberg producing beer, soft drinks, cider and RTD, and a water bottling facility in Ramlösa.
Carlsberg brands have been imported to Sweden for decades and have been produced locally since 1996 when Carlsberg took over the Falcon Brewery from Unilever. In 2001, Carlsberg and Orkla merged all brewing activities, bringing Pripps Ringnes and Falcon into the same group. Carlsberg acquired sole ownership of the merged company in 2004.
Carlsberg Sverige is the leading beverage company in the country, producing and selling brands such as Carlsberg, Falcon, Pripps Blå, Ramlösa, Pepsi and Festis. Additionally the company has a portfolio of third party products with strong international brands, such as Guinness, Staropramen, Budweiser, Corona, Brooklyn and Leffe.
In 2012, Carlsberg Sverige teamed up with Brooklyn Brewery and a group of free investors, to launch a new craft brewery and beer temple in the south seaside of Stockholm called "Nya Carnegiebryggeriet". The brewery is a small craft brewery and restaurant that combines old beer traditions with new and innovative
1828: Pripps Bryggerier founded
1896: Falken Bryggerier founded (renamed Falcon in 1994)
1995: Pripps merges with Ringnes to form the Swedish-Norwegian group Pripps Ringnes
1996: Carlsberg becomes majority shareholder of Falcon
1997: Orkla acquires majority shareholding in Pripps Ringnes from Volvo
2001: Carlsberg and Orkla merge brewing activities
2004: Carlsberg acquires Orkla’s shareholding, becoming sole owner of the brewing business
2012: Carlsberg Sverige and Brooklyn Breweries create "Nya Carnegiebryggeriet" - a temple for craft beer and food in the south sesaide of Stockholm.
Market Position: 1
Market Share: 33%
Annual beer consumption per person: 60 litres
Carlsberg Ownership: 100%
| CEO: Mark Jensen
|| CFO: Jonas Arvidsson|
Carlsberg, Falcon, Pripps Blå, Eriksberg, Ramlösa, Pepsi Festis, xide, and Apotekarnes
169 03 Solna
Tel: +46 8 757 7000
Fax: +46 28 98 61
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In 1991, Pripps and a Finnish partner launched BBH (Baltic Beverages Holding) which is now a member of the Carlsberg Group and the market leader in Russia and the three Baltic states.