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Carlsberg Hong Kong Timeline

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1869

Carlsberg's founder J.C. Jacobsen exports his first barrels of beer to Hong Kong

1978

Joint venture established with the East Asiatic Company

1981

Brewery inaugurated by HM Queen Margrethe II

1996

Carlsberg Group increases its shareholding to 51%

SKOL

1998

SKOL is introduced to the Hong Kong market

2003

Carlsberg Hong Kong appointed as Guinness/Kilkenny distributor in Hong Kong

2005

Carlsberg Group obtains full control of Carlsberg Hong Kong

2007

Carlsberg Hong Kong appointed as Erdinger distributor in Hong Kong

Kronenbourg 1664

2008

Kronenbourg 1664 is launched in Hong Kong

2009

Carlsberg Hong Kong appointed as Asahi distributor in Hong Kong

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2011

Successful re-launch of the Carlsberg brand

2014

Carlsberg appointed as Smirnoff Ice and Nikka Whiskey distributor in Hong Kong

2014

Carlsberg Hong Kong obtained Caring Company Accreditation

2017

Carlsberg Hong Kong launched HK Yau