Vientiane, 26 March 2020 – The Lao Brewery Co. Ltd. (LBC) has pledged to contribute LAK 2 Billion (USD 223,000) to support the Lao PDR government, Ministry of Public Health and frontline healthcare workers in responding to and managing the COVID-19 outbreak in Laos.
The Carlsberg Foundation, the New Carlsberg Foundation and the Tuborg Foundation are targeting extraordinary grants that can mobilize and support researchers, art museums and civil society in the scientific, economic and human efforts at a time when society is challenged by the COVID-19 epidemic.
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 20 years and now has more than 2500 employees. It is highly rated in Laos.
The flagship of the company is Beerlao - a strong national beer brand with a 95% market share that has received international awards for quality.