BGI is a large-scale brewery and beverage production wing of Group Castel, operating in over 53 countries. Since 1998, BGI Ethiopia PLC has been operating in the production and distribution of beer, wine and other beverages.
BGI owns five breweries including the iconic St. George Brewery in Addis Ababa, the Kombolcha Brewery, the Hawassa Brewery, Zebidar Brewery and Maychew Northern Brewery, producing 3.6 million Hectoliters of beer (bottles
and draft) annually.
BGI Ethiopia P.L.C. also owns and manages the Castel winery and vineyard located in the town of Zeway. Established in 2012, the winery produces 12,000 Hectoliters of different
wine varieties annually under the brand names Acacia and Rift Valley. BGI Ethiopia's products are distributed by partner agents in all corners of the country and exported internationally to North America (USA and Canada),
Europe (UK, Italy, France, Germany, Switzerland, Belgium, Netherland, etc.) Middle East (Israel and UAE), Australia, Africa (Kenya, Tanzania, South Africa, South Sudan, Djibouti, etc.), Asia (China, Japan, etc.)