Tanzania Breweries Limited

Tanzania Brweries Limited is a Winner of the 2019 East Africa Responsible Investment Award and a recipient of the East Africa Development Champion Mark. Awarded and certified in appreciation of its contribution towards attainment of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals through promoting and upholding International Best Practices and Standards. Certified by on 16th September 2019 by Public Opinions International based in Kampala,Uganda East Africa, Web:www.publicopinions.net

Tanzania Breweries Limited, also referred to as TBL, is the oldest and largest brewing company in Tanzania. Tanzania Breweries Ltd. engages in the manufacture, sale, and distribution of beer, alcoholic fruit beverages, and non-alcoholic beverages. It operates its business through the Beer; and Wine and Spirits segments. The Beer segment comprises the clear beer and opaque beer. The company was founded in 1933 and is headquartered in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

Tanzania Breweries Limited is a Tanzania based company principally engaged in the production, distribution and sale of malt beer, non-alcoholic malt beverages and alcoholic fruit beverages in Tanzania.

TBL's headquarters are located in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania it operates four breweries in Dares Salaam, Arusha, Mwanza and Mbeya.TBL is listed on the Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange and is a subsidiary of SABMiller.

The companies that comprise the Tanzania Breweries Limited include

Tanzania Breweries Limited - The flagship company of the group. Engages in the production, distribution and sale of malt beer, non-alcoholic malt beverages and alcoholic fruit beverages in Tanzania.

Kibo Breweries Limited - 100% Shareholding - Engages in management of fixed assets. The companies within the group lease plant and machinery, motor vehicles and furniture from this unit.

Tanzania Distilleries Limited - 65% Shareholding - Engages in the production of spirituous liquors.

Darbrew Limited - 60% Shareholding - Engages in the production of Traditional African everages (TAB) commonly known as Opaque beer.

Mountainside Farms Limited - 4% Shareholding - Engages in barley farming

All the companies that constitute TBL are domiciled in Tanzania.



At the moment TBL trades 11 Key brands including the following list:

  • Castle Lager
  • Castle Lite
  • Kilimanjaro Lager
  • Eagle
  • Balimi
  • Ndovu Special Malt
  • Safari Lager
  • Castle Milk Stout
  • Grand Malta
  • Bia Bingwa
  • Safari Sparkling Water


Tanzania Breweries Limited Stock Ownership


Name of Owner

Percentage Ownership


SABMiller Africa BV



Unit Trust of Tanzania



Parastatal Pension Fund



Government of the United Republic of Tanzania



International Finance Corporation



National Social Security Fund - Tanzania



Public Service Pension Fund



Others Local and International Investors






Key People Tanzania Breweries Ltd.

Board of Directors

Name/Title Current Board Membership
Cleopa David Msuya,Chairman Tanzania Breweries Ltd.
Andrew Murray,Director Tanzania Breweries Ltd.
Phocus J. I. Lasway,Director Tanzania Breweries Ltd.
Arnold Bernard Shikonyi Kilewo,Director Tanzania Breweries Ltd.
L. Swartz,Director Tanzania Breweries Ltd.
Leonard Mususa63Director Tanzania Breweries Ltd.
Ami Ramadhan Mpungwe64Director Tanzania Breweries Ltd., Multichoice Tanzania Ltd., NIKO Insurance (Tanzania) Ltd., TanzaniteOne Mining Ltd., Richland Resources Ltd., TanzaniteOne SA Ltd., National Bank of Commerce Ltd., Zambia Sugar Plc, Kilombero Sugar Co. Ltd., Illovo Sugar Ltd., Illovo Sugar (Malawi) Ltd.

All Executives

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