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Brewery Alivaria

Carlsberg Group in Belarus

The Alivaria brewery in Minsk was established in 1864. It has 860 employees and a brewing capacity of 1.2 million hL. The company's main brand, 'Alivaria', is one of the most recognised brands in Belarus.

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) had been a major shareholder in Alivaria since 2005 and was looking for an international partner to help develop the business. It now holds 7.8% of the shares.

Key Facts

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Brewery Alivaria,
30 Kiseleva str. 
Minsk 220002, Belarus


Managing Director

Ilia Krapivin

Media Relations

Head of Corporate Affairs, Alivaria Brewery

Natallia Kazakova

Tel +375 (29) 500-50-65 Email [email protected]

Key Dates

1864 Alivaria Brewery established
2005 The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development becomes a major shareholder
2006 Carlsberg invests (through BBH) in Alivaria Brewery
2011 Carlsberg Group becomes the majority shareholder

Did you know that...?

  • Alivaria's history dates back to the 19th century. During its existence the plant has produced different sorts of beer, changed many names and owners, but it has always respected brewing traditions.¬†