April 15: World-leading brewer SABMiller will make annual savings of $6 million when its filling plants in Angola are served with locally-made drinks cans next year.
Angola is seen by London-based SABMiller (SAB) as a key African market where it is investing in brewing and soft drinks plants. Angola’s economy is expected to grow by more than 20 percent this year.
SAB estimates that the Angolan market uses more than 600 million drinks cans a year of which 400 million are imported from South Africa’s Nampak, which is building the country’s first beverage can manufacturing plant at Viana, near the capital Luanda.

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