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Lao Brewery Co Lt.d

Carlsberg Group in Laos

Lao Brewery Co Ltd was established in 1973 and is now a joint venture company owned by the Carlsberg Group and the Lao government. The company has grown significantly over the past 15 years and now has more than 2,000 employees. It is highly rated in Laos. 

The flagship of the company is Beerlao - a strong national beer brand that has received international awards for quality.  The company also produces and sells Tigerhead Drinking Water.

A third production line was installed at the brewery in Vientiane, and a new plant was built in the southern province of Champasack in 2007.



Managing Director, Laos and Cambodia

Henrik Juel Andersen

Key Facts

Breweries: 2
Market Position: 1


Lao Brewery Co. Ltd.
Km12 Thadeua Road, Hatxayfong District
P.O. Box 1016
Vientiane Capital

Key Dates

1973 Lao Brewery founded
2005 Lao Brewery launches Beerlao Dark
2008 Lao Brewery launches Lanexang Beer
2010 Lao Brewery launches Tigerhead Soda Lao
2014 Lao Brewery launches Beerlao Gold "Khao Kai Noy"
2016 Lao Brewery launches Kronenbourg 1664 Blanc and Tuborg in the premium segment
2016 Lao Brewery launches Somersby Apple Cider
2018 Lao Brewery starts distributing Pepsi Black
2018 Lao Brewery launches new crafty line, Beerlao white, Beerlao Amber and Beerlao Hoppy

Did you know that...?

  • In 2012 Lao Soft-drinks Co., Ltd became part of Lao Brewery Co., Ltd
  • In 2018 Lao Brewery expanded its capacity to 6 million hL