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ABL and Voltic unveil trendy malt brand-beta malt

Accra Brewery Limited, (ABL), in collaboration with its sister company, Voltic (GH) Limited (Voltic), has officially launched Beta Malt, months after the soft launches of the brand in Kumasi, Bolgatanga, Tamale and Wa.

The event which was characterized by glitzy moments of entertainment, at the ABL’s Club 31 premise also saw the official unveiling of Mzvee as the brand ambassador of the non-alcoholic beverage.

Prior to the commencement of the event, trade partners of the two companies consisting, Key Distributors, Wholesalers and Retailers were conducted round ABL’s newly inaugurated multi-million dollar packaging facility.

The novel product which is produced with the finest raw materials was designed with a touch of class, having been packaged on the newly installed state-of –the- art, UD$15m Sparkling Soft Drink (SSD) Packing line, which produces 32,000 bottles per hour.
The brand which adds to ABL’s non-alcoholic brand portfolio has been designed in a handy 330ml PET p…

Petroleum prices likely to go up on July 1

Prices of petroleum products could go up by 10% from Wednesday morning, unless government steps in to absorb the expected increase.

According to Joy Business analysis on the factors and formula that guides the price review by the National Petroleum Authority (NPA), every two weeks prices of the various products could go up between 5 to 10 percent.

The challenge for the NPA, however, has always been who should take up this cost.

Should it be government, importers of the product, the marketers or allow the consumers to pay for the actual cost of every litre purchased at the pumps?

But with the IMF pushing for an end to government subsidies, consumers are most likely to be at the receiving end of the fuel price hikes.

Government may still do all within its power to cushion consumers in light of the current economic challenges and the political implications of another fuel price increase barely two weeks ago.

Nevertheless this might come with its own challenges, as funds meant for…

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