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Royal Swinkels reports healthy growth and is investing in a sustainable future

Despite challenging market conditions in 2023, Royal Swinkels achieved a solid increase in revenue. Geopolitical tensions, war in sales markets, inflation, the energy crisis, and climate change have shaped a turbulent world and a volatile market. Nevertheless, the family business continued to drive forward, and positive results were achieved. Investments in sustainable growth ensured that the circularity score rose to 61%, 2 percentage points more than in 2022.

Holland Malt opens world's first emission-free malthouse

Holland Malt, one of Royal Swinkels' operating companies, officially opened the world's first emission-free malthouse. With this step, the Eemshaven-based malthouse goes completely off gas.

Royal Swinkels Family Brewers simplifies company name and becomes Royal Swinkels

Lieshout, february 7 2024 – As of today, Royal Swinkels Family Brewers will simply be known as Royal Swinkels. Royal Swinkels represents an independent family of maltsters and brewers committed to working together for success and conducting business in a smarter and more sustainable manner. These developments mean that the existing name no longer covers all company activities. The name change, along with an update of the corporate identity, is a logical step to further strengthen the national and international position.

War Ukraine

Many international beer brands from all kinds of large and small breweries from Europe and America are for sale in Russia, often through licensed production with one of the four big international players in Russia. As is well known, we - as a brewery - also have a licensing contract with a local partner that has breweries in Russia and Ukraine. We do not have our own local brewery and no employees in Russia.

Swinkels Family Brewers named 'Sustainable Brewery of the Year'.

Swinkels Family Brewers wins the title 'Sustainable Brewery of the Year' at the Icons of Beer 2023. In the competition hosted by the World Beer Awards, an international organization that annually recognizes the best beers, breweries are praised for making a significant impact on the beer industry. The jury evaluates breweries based on their innovation and commitment to sustainability.

Swinkels Family Brewers named 'Sustainable brewery of the year'

Swinkels Family Brewers has won the title 'Sustainable Brewery of the Year' at the Icons of Beer 2023. In the World Beer Awards competition, an international organization that annually recognizes the best beers, breweries are praised for their impact on the beer industry. The jury evaluates breweries on their innovation and commitment to sustainability.