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Guangzhou Zhujiang Brewery Co., Ltd.

Established in 1985, Guangzhou Zhujiang Brewery Co.,Ltd.( hereinafter referred as Zhujiang Brewery) is a large modern state-owned enterprise focusing its core businesses on beer brewing and beer culture development with packaging as its auxiliary business. Zhujiang Brewery (stock code:002461) was listed in the Shenzhen Stock Exchange on August 18th, 2010. Currently, it has an annual brewing capacity of 2.2 millionkL with over 4,800 employees working in 16 subsidiaries.
  • 1985 Established in
  • 17 Subsidiaries
  • RMB 18.8 Billion Brand Value

Brand Representative of Guangdong

Zhujiang Brewery is ranked among the list of Top 10 National Advanced Enterprises in light industry and Top 10 Breweries in China. It boasts 9 National High-tech Enterprises, Nationally accredited technology center, Post-Doctoral Scientific Research workstation and Nationally accredited Detection and Analysis Center. Advanced in technology, it developed over 20 core brewing techniques to fill the blank of China’s beer industry and successfully introduced the first bottle of draft beer and white beer in China.It has won the honor of the National Civilized Unit, the National Environmental-Friendly Enterprise, Provincial Advanced Primary Party Organization. Pearl River Beer is ranked among the Top 100 Most Valuable Brands in China, enjoying the reputation of the representative beer brand in Southern China.

High-end specilized brewery supported by intelligent manufacturing and operation

Driven by intelligent manufacturing and data operation, Zhujiang Brewery leads in building the first automatic stereoscopic warehouse in China Beer Industry which makes efficency of operation increase 5 times and utility rate of space 4times. It was listed as the first batch of pilot enterprise in trade logistics standization by Ministry of Commerce. Zhujiang Brewery introduced the international-advanced flexible production line which allows intelligent production of products in various packaged forms, making production efficiency increase by 30%. It also adopts innovative business model by building Crafte Beer Experience Center with beer brewing capacity of 20,000hL in the form of “bar in front and factory in back”.

Coordinated development of beer brewing and beer culture cultivation

Remain true to our original aspiration and keep our mission firmly in mind.Adhering to international standards, Zhujiang Brewery has been insisting on supply-side structural transformation by optimizing capacity layout and improving quality and efficiency. In its path of constant transformation and upgrading, Zhujiang Brewery has successively built Zhujiang-Inbev International Beer Museum and Zhujiang Party Pier Beer Culture and Creative Art Zone, serving as a name card of Guangzhou. Implementing the development strategy of category innovation and cultural creation, Zhujiang Brewery has created a unique path in developing beer brewing and beer culture development businesses.
Located in Guangzhou Pazhou Artificial Intelligent and Digital Econnomy Pilot Site, Zhujiang Brewery will tap the full potential of its industrial factory buildings to build a creaive city complex covering headquarters economy, businesses, recreations and tourism.
Bearing a great mission of building a centenary brewery, Zhujiang Brewery will follow the vision of Innovative, Coordinated, Green, Open and Shared development. Focusing on its corporate core values of New, Fast, Pure and True, Pearl River Brewery is ambitious to become the leader in China’s draft beer brewing, forerunner in China’s craft beer brewing and pioneer in China’s beer culture development.
  • Newnew

  • Soonfast

  • Purepure

  • Truetrue


Development History

  • 1982

    On 18 June, 1982, Zhujiang Brewery signed the construction contract with Technip, a French engineering design and architecture Company.
  • 1982

    On 15 Dec, 1982, authorized by Guangzhou goverment light industry sector, the brewery with brewing capacity of 500,000 hL is named as Guangzhou Zhujiang Brewery.
  • 1985

    At 10:30 am of Dec. 24th, 1985, Guangzhou Zhujiang Brewery began its construction project by digging for the foundation.
  • 1984

    On 2 Feb, 1984, the founding ceremony was held with the attendance of the Governor of Guangdong Province.
  • 1985

    At 3:00pm of Nov. 18th, 1985, the completion ceremony was held after 19 months arduous strive, demonstrating fast speed in construciton of a brewery.
  • 1986

    On 23 Oct, 1986, the second stage of Zhujiang Brewery’s project in expanding its brewery capacity to 1,500,000 hL began.
  • 1987

    On 16 July, 1987, Zhujiang Brewery signed its construction contract with Huys Company, Belgium.
  • 1989

    In 1989, Zhujiang Brewery’s first beer packing factory was put into production.
  • 1993

    In March, 1993, the signing ceremony of Zhujiang Brewery’s the third stage project was held.
  • 1996

    Zhujiang Brewery follows a development of centralized brewing and dispersed packing by establishing two beer packing factories in the year of 1993 and 1995. Another five beer packing factory in Guandong Province were successively put into production after
  • 1997

    In Aug, 1997, the first bottle of Draft beer in China was successfully put into mass production by Zhujiang Brewery, filling the blank of beer category in Chinese market.
  • 1998

    In Nov, 1998, Zhanjiang Zhujiang Brewery was established after Zhujiang Brewery merged Zhanjiang Brewery. In Nov, 2006, the first stage of the Zhanjiang project with beer capacity of 2,000,000 hL was completed after its transformation since 2004.
  • 1999

    On 21 March, 1999, the national-level new product (Draft Beer) appraising meeting was organized and held by Guangdong Provincial Economic Committee.
  • 1999

    On 21 Oct, 1999, Zhujiang Brewery signed a contract with Chronx, Germany to introduce draft beer production line with production proficency of 48,000 bottles per hour.
  • 2000

    On 25 Dec, 2000, a symposium on draft beer was held by China Brewing Industry Associate at Zhujiang Brewery.
  • 2000

    In 2000, Zhujiang Brewery developed its own technology of second in-bottle fermentation and brewed the first bottle of white beer with living yeast in China.
  • 2002

    On 28 Nov, 2002, Zhujiang Brewery established a joint-stock company with six sponsors including AB InBev. On 25 Dec of the same year, Guangzhou Zhujiang Brewery Co., Ltd hanged out its shingle.
  • 2002

    In Dec, 2002, Zhujiang Brewery’s technical center was ratified as National Enterprise Technical Center by National Goverment Departments.
  • 2003

    On 11 Sept, 2003, Zhujiang Brewery accpeted clean producion audit and inspection by Provincial Goverment Departments.
  • 2004

    On 26 Nov, 2004, the then Prince Phillip of Belgium attended the founding ceremony of Zhujiang-InBev International Beer Museum.
  • 2005

    On 14 July, 2005, Zhujiang Brewery’s brewing technical improvement project was put into production, making it one of the world’s largest brewing center with brewing capacity of 15 million hL.
  • 2005

    On 6 Aug, 2005, symposium on Zhujiang Brewery’s recycling economy mode was held by National Food Productivity Promotion Center, marking a new historical stage of recycling economy in China’s Beer Industry.
  • 2006

    In 2006, a journalist from the first batch of China’s enviroment protection expedition to the North Pole displayed the flag of Zhujiang Beer, demonstrating Zhujiang Brewery’s efforts in supporting enviroment protection.
  • 2006

    In 2006, Zhujiang Brewery was recognized as National Environmental-friendly Enterprise, which is the highest honor in China’s environment protection area.
  • 2008

    In Spet, 2008, the second stage of the Zhanjiang project was put into production, whose production line can produce 50,000 bottles of draft beer per hour.
  • 2009

  • 2009

    On 4 Sept, 2009, Zhujiang Brewery’s clean production mode was recommended and promoted in brewing industry by Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of PRC.
  • 2010

    On 7 May, 2010, Research on quality control system of qualified draft beer and its application carried out by Zhujiang Brewery, which is one of the Eleventh Five-year Plan projects listed by Ministry of Science and Technology, passed the acceptance, allow
  • 2010

    Serving as an important platform to promote the integration of beer culture and urban culture, Zhujiang Party Pier Beer Cultural Creative Park was established in 2010, which was granted National AAA-level Tourist Attraction on 29 Oct, 2014.
  • 2010

    On 18 Aug, 2010, Guangzhou Zhujiang Brewery Co.,Ltd was listed in Shen Stock Exchange.
  • 2011

    On 9 March, 2011, Zhujiang Brewery coestablished Zhuijang Beer Internatioanl Technical Lab with Science and Engineering University of Munich, Germany.
  • 2011

    On 27 May, 2011, Guangxi Zhujiang Brewery was put into production with brewing capacity of 2,000,000 hL, whose expenses for construction were raised from securities maket.
  • 2012

    On 18 Aug, 2012, Meizhou Zhujiang Brewery was put into production with brewing capacity of 2,000,000 hL, the first state-owned enterprise in Meizhou High-tech Industrial Park.
  • 2015

  • 2015

    In 2015, Zhujiang Brewery transformed its old factories into a hub of culture, fashion, art, recreation and dining, making it a new cultural landmark in Guangzhou.
  • 2015

  • 2015

    On 15 May, 2015, Hunan Zhujiang Brewery was put into production.
  • 2015

    In 2015, Zhujiang Brewery upgraded its former production plant into beer experience center.
  • 2017

    In March, 2017, Zhujiang Brewery deepened reform of mixed ownership by way of designated placement and successfully raised 4.3 billion RMB from SASAC, its peer and employees, a strong capital guarantee for Zhujiang Brewery’s high-qualified development.