Dashen Beer S.C. announces its completion of the expansion of its factories in Debre Berhan and Gondar at a cost of over 1.7 billion birr. Dashen Brewery’s expansion is said to significantly increase its production capacity,
Inaugurated on Sunday May 8, 2022 with the presence of high government officials including Deputy Prime Minister Demeke Mekonnen, the expansion on Debre Berhan brewery, will increase its annual production capacity to 3.2 million hectoliters from 2 million hectoliters.
Similarly, the expansion in its Gonder factory will increase its production capacity from 800,000 hectares to 1.2 million hectoliters.
Overall, Dashen Brewery’s expansion will increase its annual production capacity to 4.4 million hectoliters. The new expansion will also help the factory add new products and create more jobs in both factories.
According to Dashen Brewery, this expansion will allow the barley, the main raw material for brewing, to be imported in large quantities from local producers.
Dashen Brewery has been in operation for 20 years, building its first factory in Gondar.