PORT MORESBY BREWHOUSE OPENED

Posted on Sep 21, 2014 in News & Events

SP Brewery recently opened its new Brewhouse.  The K84 million state of the art tower structure will enable the company to pursue its commercial interests in providing a quality product to its customers.

Construction began in 2013 and its completion has been due to the tireless efforts of the Ziemann, Beca, Buhler, China Railway Construction and Meura companies.

SP Brewery’s Board Chairman Sir Joseph Tauvasa KBE, said the company takes its social responsibility and reputation very seriously.  He also emphasized that...

HIRI MOALE GETS BREWERY’S SUPPORT OF K15, 000.00

Posted on Sep 15, 2014 in News & Events

SP Brewery is proud to be supporting events and festivals that continue to display, preserve and promoted Papua New Guinea’s unique cultural heritage.

To uphold this commitment, K15,000.00 was presented to the Motu Koita Assembly for the 2014 Hiri Moale.  In presenting the cheque, SP Brewery’s Sponsorship and Events Manager Abigail Popoitai confirmed that SP Brewery’s sponsorship is specifically for the the Vanagi A grade competition.

The Hiri Moale Festival begins today and wraps up on Independence Day,...

SP BREWERY TO MARK ENJOY RESPONSIBLY DAY – 4TH SEPTEMBER 2014

Posted on Sep 3, 2014 in News & Events

Heineken has declared September 4th as ‘Enjoy Responsibly Day’. This will see the 165 Heineken breweries in 71 countries including Papua New Guinea mark this important date.

The Enjoy Responsibly Day is to create awareness about drinking alcohol responsibly focusing on drinking water in between alcoholic drinks.

SP Brewery has organised their employees to visit clubs and bars in Port Moresby, Lae, Kokopo and Goroka to promote responsible consumption. They will be sharing responsible consumption...

PROMOTING ENJOY RESPONSIBLY TO STAFF AND FAMILIES

Posted on Sep 3, 2014 in News & Events

As part of promoting Enjoy Responsibly Day on September 4, 2014, SP Brewery staff and their families were also given helpful tips on the role alcohol plays in the family setting.

In a lead up to a weeklong of alcohol awareness activities within SP Brewery, the SP Brewery staff compound in Badili participated in a informative session last Saturday 30th August.

The Brewery invited John Indoro from the Burnet Institute to provide alcohol awareness.  He is knowledgeable about the health effects of alcohol and he...

COOL@WORK POLICY LAUNCHED

Posted on Sep 3, 2014 in News & Events

Launched last week was the Cool@Work program.  Cool@Work is about the responsible consumption of alcohol and in leading a healthy and balanced lifestyle.

The program aims to ensure that SP Brewery staff are aware of the nature and effects of alcohol and how they can get help if they have an alcohol related issue.  It further encourages employees to be ambassadors of the company’s brands in consuming responsibly and in taking this knowledge to the wider communities.

Pictured is the Managing Director Stan Joyce with the...

WARWAGIRA FESTIVAL GETS SUPPORT

Posted on Jul 21, 2014 in News & Events

SP Brewery came to the aid of the Tolai Warwagira Mask Festival with K10, 000.00 for the event.

Regional Sales Manager for the New Guinea Islands Richard Baul presented the cheque in Kokopo last week for the four day event that started on Wednesday and ended on Sunday the 20th of July.

SP Brewery has always been a strong supporter of provincial cultural shows with the Warwagira Mask Festival, its biggest in the New Guinea Islands region.

HEINEKEN FAMILY VISITS BREWERY

Posted on Jul 16, 2014 in News & Events

SP Brewery was proud to host the Heineken Family that recently visited Papua New Guinea as part of their Asia Pacific tour.

Since acquiring SP Brewery’s parent company, Asia Pacific Breweries in 2012, the visit was to gather first hand information on the progress of SP Brewery in 2014.

Charlene Heineken de Cavarlho, the only child of Alfred Heineken visited SP Brewery with her husband Michel and youngest son Charles.

The highlight of their visit was a courtesy call on the Papua New Guinea Prime Minister Peter O’Neil...

SOUTH PACIFIC EXPORT PNG PUKPUK 7S FAREWELLED

Posted on Jul 7, 2014 in News & Events

The South Pacific Export PNG Pukpuk 7s team was told last week to be ambassadors of the sport.  In wishing them the best in the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, SP Brewery’s Managing Director Stan Joyce, encouraged the team to show good sportsmanship and to play their best.

The team left last Saturday for Glasgow.  Pictured is the Managing Director with the South Pacific Export PNG Pukpuk 7s.

SP BREWERY SPONSORS 2014 WOW AWARDS

Posted on Jul 3, 2014 in News & Events

SP Brewery is proud to be associated with the Westpac Outstanding Women Awards for the fourth consecutive year.  The Westpac Awards is the appropriate tool to promote the efforts of women in the Public and Private sectors.

SP Brewery congratulates Westpac Bank for staging these Awards, giving recognition to women who continuously contribute to the development of Papua New Guinea. As part of Heineken, SP Brewery has a social obligation and maintains its strong partnership with sports and other community-based activities.

In...

ASSISTING TO PROMOTE ARTS AND CULTURE

Posted on Jun 27, 2014 in News & Events

SP Brewery is proud to be supporting events and festivals that continue to display, preserve and promote PNG’s unique cultural heritage.

To uphold this commitment, K5000.00 was presented to assist with the Melanesian Festival of Arts & Culture.  Pictured is Wilson Thompson of the National Cultural Commission receiving the cheque from SP Brewery’s Sponsorship and Events Manager Abigail Popoitai.

The official opening of the Melanesian Arts and Culture Festival is scheduled for Saturday 28th June in Port Moresb

TEAM PNG GET SP BREWERY’S SUPPORT

Posted on Jun 24, 2014 in News & Events

Giving prominence to our elite athletes has always been a basic sponsorship pillar for SP Brewery since we started our partnership with the PNG Olympic Committee almost six decades ago.

Earlier this week K100, 000.00 was presented to assist with PNG’s participation in the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow in July and the Youth Olympics in China in August.

Our involvement with Sport has expanded significantly, we  recently hosted the 22nd SP Sports Awards as well as have injected K4 million into the 2015 Pacific...

YOUNG ATHLETES GET TIPS FROM JOHNSON

Posted on May 28, 2014 in News & Events

Patrick Johnson was in Port Moresby last weekend for the SP Sports Awards.  Australia’s ‘fastest man’ also took time to meet PNG’s aspiring athletes.

Although he had a busy schedule last Saturday, Johnson called in to meet PNG’s athletes who will be competing at the Pacific Games. He shared his experiences on what preparations they need to follow to maintain a consistent high level in their respective sport.

He then visited a group of youngsters that make up the Port Moresby Athletics club and gave a few...

BREWERY ASSISTS WITH DONATION

Posted on May 19, 2014 in News & Events

SP Brewery recently donated K15, 000.00 to the Milne Bay Disaster relief efforts.  The donation will assist in the restoration activities in various areas of the province hit by Cyclone Ita.

In presenting the cheque Managing Director Stan Joyce said SP Brewery has continued to support the community and will provide assistance where needed.

Milne Bay Governor Titus Philemon thanked the company, adding that it was encouraging to see corporate companies like SP Brewery come forward with financial assistance.

This is not...

JOHNSON TO BE SPORTS AWARDS GUEST SPEAKER

Posted on May 19, 2014 in News & Events

Australia’sfastest man’ is coming to PNG as the guest speaker at this year’s SP Sports Awards that will be held on the 24th May in Port Moresby.

Patrick Johnson is a dual Olympian who grew up in the Far North Queensland, born on a speed boat and raised on a fishing trawler. He began his athletics career in 1996 at the Australian University Games in Canberra.

Johnson is the current Oceania and Australian record holder in the 100 meters with a time of 9.93 seconds achieved in Mito, Japan, on...

RICHARDSON CLAIMS PNG OPEN

Posted on May 19, 2014 in News & Events

Kalem Richardson is the 2014 South Pacific Export Papua New Guinea Open winner.

Richardson claimed a one shot victory, after closing with an even par round of 72 to finish at four under, one shot ahead of Sam Brazel and Jared Pender. Pender came close to spoiling the party for Richardson, shooting a five under par 67, though a bogey five at the par four 17th would prove to be costly in the end.

The leaderboard changed throughout the day, though it would be an up and down for par from 60 metres out on the par four...

HEINEKEN PREMIERS IN LAE CITY

Posted on Apr 1, 2014 in News & Events

The world’s number one International Premium beer Heineken is now available in Lae after the successful launch last Friday at the new conference facilities at the Lae International Hotel.

Earlier in the evening, South Pacific Brewery’s Managing Director Stan Joyce addressed the guests in which he announced his delight at the addition of the world’s most international premium beer brand, Heineken®, to the company’s portfolio, in a move that will give Lae consumers a wider choice of brews.

Guests were entertained by...

FIRE RESPONSE HIGH PRIORITY

Posted on Feb 27, 2014 in News & Events

Safety is high priority at SP Brewery.  Ensuring that employees know how to prevent and respond to a fire emergency in the workplace is a safety standard.  Staff from the company’s various departments recently underwent vital Fire Response Team Training conducted by the PNG Fire Service.

This training will enable staff to describe and identify emergency procedures, fire hazards and properly use a fire extinguisher.  A total of 68 staff from SP Brewery’s Port Moresby and Lae Brewery underwent this training.

Pictured are...

FISHING TITLES GET K15, 000.00 BACKING

Posted on Feb 24, 2014 in News & Events

Under its flagship brand SP Lager, SP Brewery is proud to be sponsoring the 39th National Games Fishing Titles with K15, 000.00.

To be held in Lae this year, the National Titles has evolved into one of the most unique and prestigious fishing tournaments in the South Pacific.  The 10-day premier fishing event will run from the 11th – 21st April.

The titles are expected to draw an estimate of 400 anglers from around the country, Australia, New Zealand and other South Pacific countries. ...

SPORTS AWARDS NOMINATIONS OPEN

Posted on Feb 19, 2014 in News & Events

Nominations for the 22nd SP Sports Awards are now open.  Speaking during the launch was 2013 Sportsman of the Year cricketer Assad Vala.

The twenty-six year old who has represented PNG on numerous International Cricket Council World Cup Qualifying tournaments said the SP Sports Awards is a special event for those involved with sports in the country.

Whilst calling on the public to nominate athletes and sports administrators for the 14 categories, the young sportsman stressed that nominating these individuals also...

HOTEL STAFF ATTEND RESPONSIBLE SERVING TRAINING

Posted on Feb 11, 2014 in News & Events

Staff from the Crowne Plaza in Port Moresby recently attended the responsible serving of alcohol training.

The Responsible Serving of Alcohol Training is one of SP Brewery’s Corporate Social Responsibility activities aimed at informing servers to be responsible when serving alcohol to their patrons in licensed outlets.  It also discourages the serving of alcohol to persons under the age of 18 and drunken or disorderly persons and how to deal with such behavior in an appropriate manner.

Crowne Plaza is the first to receive...