Home > Terms > English (EN) > Skol

Skol

Skol climbed two places to fifth place this year with volumes reaching 40.6 million hectolitres. Since 2008 the brand has increased its global volumes by 8.2%, according to Euromonitor. Skol was created in 1960 when a number of breweries were licensed to brew Skol international to a standard formula. Today the brand is marketed and brewed by three different companies; AB InBev in South America, by Unibra in Africa and by Carlsberg in all other countries. Despite Carlsberg holding the rights to the brand in the largest number of territories, Brazil overwhelmingly leads global sales of Skol where AB InBev controls its distribution. The brand was originally produced by Caracu in Brazil, which was later bought by Brahma in 1980, which later went on to become part of AB InBev. The 4.7% abv pale brew remains one of the country’s biggest beer brands.

0
Collect to Blossary

Member comments

You have to log in to post to discussions.

Terms in the News

Billy Morgan

Sports; Snowboarding

The British snowboarder Billy Morgan has landed the sport’s first ever 1800 quadruple cork. The rider, who represented Great Britain in the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, was in Livigno, Italy, when he achieved the man-oeuvre. It involves flipping four times, while body also spins with five complete rotations on a sideways or downward-facing axis. The trick ...

Marzieh Afkham

Broadcasting & receiving; News

Marzieh Afkham, who is the country’s first foreign ministry spokeswoman, will head a mission in east Asia, the state news agency reported. It is not clear to which country she will be posted as her appointment has yet to be announced officially. Afkham will only be the second female ambassador Iran has had. Under the last shah’s rule, Mehrangiz Dolatshahi, a ...

Weekly Packet

Language; Online services; Slang; Internet

Weekly Packet or "Paquete Semanal" as it is known in Cuba is a term used by Cubans to describe the information that is gathered from the internet outside of Cuba and saved onto hard drives to be transported into Cuba itself. Weekly Packets are then sold to Cuban's without internet access, allowing them to obtain information just days - and sometimes hours - after it ...

Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB)

Banking; Investment banking

The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) is an international financial institution established to address the need in Asia for infrastructure development. According to the Asian Development Bank, Asia needs $800 billion each year for roads, ports, power plants or other infrastructure projects before 2020. Originally proposed by China in 2013, a signing ...

Spartan

Online services; Internet

Spartan is the codename given to the new Microsoft Windows 10 browser that will replace Microsoft Windows Internet Explorer. The new browser will be built from the ground up and disregard any code from the IE platform. It has a new rendering engine that is built to be compatible with how the web is written today. The name Spartan is named after the ...

Featured Terms

anton.chausovskyy
  • 0

    Terms

  • 25

    Blossaries

  • 4

    Followers

Industry/Domain: Places Category:

Taj-Mahal, India

In 1632, the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan started building a white marble mausoleum in memory of his third wife, Mumtaz Mahal. As a result, he built one ...