Israel Beer Breweries

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Israel Beer Breweries Ltd[1] (IBBL) is a brewery founded in 1992 in Ashkelon, Israel.


The brewery is owned by the Central Bottling Company, which has held the Israeli franchise for Coca-Cola products since 1968.[2] The brewery is located above an underground aquifer and uses its water in the production process.

Visitors Center[edit]

The brewery is now part of the IBBL visitors center, in which visitors tour the brewery and the Carlsberg factory.[3]


The company was founded in 1992. In 2004, IBBL was ranked the second largest company in Israel's beer and cider market, behind Tempo Beer Industries.[4] On 2008-07-23, Carlsberg announced it sold its share of IBBL stock to CBC Group.[5]

There are approximately 320 employees.


IBBL produces Carlsberg Beer and Tuborg Beer. In addition to beer, the company produces "Malty", a non-alcoholic beverage, as well as the "Prigat" brand juice-based drinks and nectars.[6]


  1. ^ "About the brewery". Carlsberg Israel. 
  2. ^ "The Central Bottling Company Group - Company Profile", Dun & Bradstreet Israel - Dun's 100 Israel's Largest Enterprises 2009, archived from the original on 1 March 2012, retrieved 2009-11-22 
  3. ^ "The IBBL Carlsberg Visitors Center". Carlsberg Israel. Archived from the original on 2017-02-11. 
  4. ^ "Beer, Cider & FABs in Israel to 2009". 6 June 2006. Retrieved 2008-07-31. 
  5. ^ "Carlsberg Sells its 20% Stake in Israel Beer Breweries". Carlsberg Group. 23 July 2008. Retrieved 2011-09-06. 
  6. ^ "Israel Beer Breweries Ltd.". Retrieved 2008-07-31.