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Myanmar Carlsberg Company Limited

Carlsberg Group in Myanmar

Carlsberg Group entered Myanmar on February 1st, 2013 by forming a joint venture with Myanmar Golden Star Breweries (MGS). Carlsberg Myanmar commenced building a state-of-the-art brewery in Bago, a city 80 kilometers north of the country’s commercial capital Yangon, in October 2013.

The brewery filled its first bottle on May 7th, 2015 marking the official beginning of Carlsberg’s business operations in Myanmar. Carlsberg Myanmar brews two international brands – Carlsberg and Tuborg, as well as two local favourites - Yoma and Black Eagle, that are all distributed and sold nationwide.

Managed by a capable team – including skilled brewmasters and outstanding local talents – the facility uses high-quality water, the famous Bago rice and imported materials, such as malts and hops. 


Managing Director, Myanmar Carlsberg

Arindam Varanasi

Key Facts

Breweries: 1
Market Position: 3


Myanmar Carlsberg Co., Ltd.
Level 13 & 14, Kantharyar Centre – Office Tower
Corner of Kanyeikthar Road and U Aung Myat Road
Mingalar Taung Nyunt Township 11221
Yangon, Myanmar

Tel: +95 1 9 376 218
Tel: +95 1 9 376 219
Tel: +95 1 9 376 220

Email: [email protected]

Key Dates

2013 Carlsberg enters into a joint venture with Myanmar Golden Star (MGS) in Myanmar
2013 Carlsberg holds ground-breaking ceremony to mark the commencement of the Bago brewery construction.
2015 The Bago brewery in Myanmar is officially inaugurated. Tuborg and YOMA are introduced to Myanmar consumers.
2015 The Carlsberg brand is added to the portfolio of Myanmar Carlsberg
2017 Yoma Special Brew is the latest addition to the Myanmar Carlsberg portfolio with an ABV of 6.5%
2018 Yoma Strong is the latest  addition to the Myanmar Carlsberg portfolio with an ABV of 8.0%
2019 Launch Black Eagle Stout with an ABV of 8.8%. And Tuborg Strong, with an ABV of 6.1%, is also introduced. Carlsberg Myanmar wins 5 Myanmar Employer Awards including silver award for “People’s Choice”.
2020 Carlsberg Myanmar's Bago Brewery completes its sixth year without LTA. The company is recognized as a model employer with 4 awards at prestigious Myanmar employer awards.
2021 Carlsberg Myanmar delivers strong operating performance with remarkable revenue growth.

Did you know that...?

  • The Bago brewery is a green field state-of-the-art brewery designed to be environmentally friendly.
  • Carlsberg Myanmar employs more than 400 people, of which 99% are Myanmar nationals.
  • Our product, YOMA Beer, is one of the best-selling beers in Myanmar, and its smoothness was enhanced by the Bago rice which is famous for its top-notch quality.