Cerverceria Costa Rica buys major U.S. independent beer company for $388 million

June 4, 2014

Cerveceria Costa Rica bought North American Breweries, one of the largest independent beer companies in the United States, for $388 million.

North American Breweries produces the brands Labatt, Genesee, Seagram’s Escapes, Magic Hat, Pyramid, the Original Honey Brown Lager, Dundee and MacTarnahan’s. They also sell Costa Rica’s Imperial brand in the United States.

The brewery is headquartered in New York, but also produces beer in New York, Oregon, California and Vermont.  

Cerveceria Costa Rica, a subsidiary of Florida Ice and Farm Company, distributes all the major beer brands in the country including Imperial, Bavaria and Pilsen.

Facebook Comments

You may be interested

Safe travels in Costa Rica: aiming for the sweet spot
Travel & Tourism
106 views
Travel & Tourism
106 views

Safe travels in Costa Rica: aiming for the sweet spot

Katherine Stanley - March 26, 2019

Traveling in Costa Rica is one of life’s great privileges, and The Tico Times has been proud to inspire, guide…

2019 Gold Cup field finalized; Costa Rica will host two matches
Costa Rica
409 views
Costa Rica
409 views

2019 Gold Cup field finalized; Costa Rica will host two matches

Alejandro Zúñiga - March 26, 2019

The field for the 2019 CONCACAF Gold Cup is set. Costa Rica, the United States, Mexico, Honduras, Panama, and Trinidad…

A pilgrimage for a saint: El Salvador mourns
Central America
733 views
Central America
733 views

A pilgrimage for a saint: El Salvador mourns

AFP - March 25, 2019

Hundreds of Salvadorans paid tribute this weekend to their first saint, San Salvador Archbishop Oscar Arnulfo Romero, murdered 39 years…