Plzeňský Prazdroj had an exceptionally strong year – in the local market, it sold 7.2 million hectolitres of beer, 3.8 % up on the previous year.
Plzeňský Prazdroj found itself as the top answer on the majority of surveys completed by Czech college students asking which employer in the region was ‘The Most Desired Company’. The company also fared well in the main part of the Sodexo Employer of the Region competition where it placed second in the category of ‘Companies with up to 5,000 employees’.
On Friday, May 30, an exceptional opportunity awaits all who seek a non-traditional cultural experience in Pilsen. As a part of the Night at the Museum, Plzeňský Prazdroj has prepared night tours of the Beer Brewing Museum and the Pilsen Historic Underground. From 6 p.m. to 11 p.m., visitors will enjoy the special atmosphere in these historic places that are connected to the beer and history of Pilsen. In the Underground, visitors may look forward to guided tours every 20 minutes, while in the museum, every guest 18 years and older will enjoy a free small Pilsner Urquell.
The Velké Popovice brewery has been making beer since 1874. This year, we celebrate the 140th anniversary of its founding. The brewery will introduce six limited edition bottles with retro labels as part of an anniversary celebration that will take place the whole year long. The labels will appear on bottles of Kozel Light, Kozel 11° and Kozel Dark. The limited edition bottles will be available starting mid-June.
Symbolic 2014 0.3 l bottles of a blessed batch of Pilsner Urquell beer left for the Vatican today. This year, the Easter beer is not heading to the heart of Rome only as a gift to celebrate the most important of Christian holidays. It will be available also to the participants of the official events connected with the important acts of this year – the canonization of two significant popes in Christian history John Paul II and John XXIII. The Holy See will receive the gift from the Pilsen brewery and the citizens of Pilsen form hands of top executives of Plzeňský Prazdroj comp.