Diageo sells Meta Abo Brewery, Ethiopia

Diageo announced that the company has entered into an agreement for the sale of Meta Abo Brewery, its brewery in Sebeta, Ethiopia, to BGI, part of Castel Group. The sale is subject to approval by the Ethiopian Competition Commission and certain conditions. It is expected that the deal will complete early in 2022.

Diageo will continue to service the Ethiopian market with its international spirits portfolio through its dedicated imported spirits channel. Sale proceeds have not been disclosed.