The Hanoi Beer, Alcohol and Beverage Joint Stock Corporation (Habeco) on December 8 inaugurated its brewery factory in Song Tra industrial zone in the northern province of Thai Binh.

The Hanoi – Thai Binh Brewery Factory, managed by a Habeco’s affiliate, the Hanoi – Thai Binh Beer JSC, is designed to produce 50 million litres of beer per year in phase one.

The factory’s construction was started in October, 2011, at a total cost of 490 billion VND (23.3 million USD). Its operation is set to create jobs for more than 200 people.

Director of the Hanoi – Thai Binh Beer JSC Vu Thanh Liem said that all facilities have been completed, and the factory is ready for the increase of its capacity to 100 million litres per year.

Its modern and energy-saving production line is imported from Germany, Italy, the US and some other European countries. The factory is also equipped with a standard sewage treatment system, he said, adding that it will contribute over 200 billion VND (9.5 million USD) to the province’s budget in 2014.-VNA