Molson Coors Brewing (UK)

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"In the UK and Ireland, Molson Coors has over 2,000 employees and breweries in Burton upon Trent, Tadcaster, Alton, and Sharp’s brewery in Rock, Cornwall. It has a market share of around 20% of the UK beer market. Our portfolio includes Carling, the UK’s best selling lager for three decades, Coors Light, Grolsch, Worthington’s, Caffrey’s, Cobra, Corona, Doom Bar, Singha and a range of speciality beers.

"Molson Coors Ireland is the country’s fastest growing brewer with beers such as Carling, Grolsch, Cobra, Blue Moon (Rep. & N. Ireland), Corona and Coors Light (both N. Ireland only). Established in 2009, it has offices in Maynooth and Belfast and its brands now account for over 10% of the Irish lager market." [1]

The company originates from Bass Brewers Limited founded in 1777. In 1926 Bass Brewers Limited merged with William Worthingtons. The company was purchased in 2000 by Interbrew and then forced to change its name due to the purchase by Coors in 2002, as Interbrew kept the name Bass. In 2009 following the merger between Molson and Coors in 2006, Coors Brewers Limited changed its name to Molson Coors Brewing Company (UK) Ltd. wiki


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