Carlsberg Buys Stake In Chinese Micro Brewery

By Dave Simpson
Carlsberg Buys Stake In Chinese Micro Brewery

Danish brewer Carlsberg has bought a minority stake in Chinese micro brewery Jing-A, the company has announced.

A "Small Investment"

Carlsberg will distribute beer produced by Beijing-based Jing-A while the Chinese brewer will remain in control of producing its craft and specialty beers and developing its brand, a Carlsberg spokesman said, noting that this was a "small investment."

He did not disclose financial details of the deal.

The news was first reported by Danish newspaper Børsen.

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