The ‘production and sales of drinks’ business unit is responsible for the brewing, bottling, conditioning and the sales of the various drinks. The business unit coordinates these activities in the following subsidiaries, joint ventures and investments:
Duvel Moortgat nv brews, bottles and sells the company’s own brands (Duvel, Bel Pils, Vedett and Liefmans), plus the Maredsous abbey beers brewed under licence from the Fromagerie et Brasserie de Maredsous.
Brasseried’Achouffe nv brews, bottles and sells various specialty beers, among which the blond La Chouffe and the dark Mc Chouffe in the typical 75cl-bottle are the most well-known. The Ardennes brewery was purchased by Duvel Moortgat in September 2006.
Brouwerij Steendonk nv in liquidation is a joint venture between Duvel Moortgat and the Palm Breweries, responsible for the production and sales of the Steendonk white beer. This company is in liquidation as from 24 March 2010.
Brouwerij De Koninck nv brews, bottles and sells the ‘Bolleke Koninck’ beer and some other brands. Duvel Moortgat purchased the shares of the De Koninck group in August 2010.
Rodinny Pivovar Bernard as in the Czech Republic bottles and sells a broad range of premium beers marketed under the ‘Bernard’ brand.
Sladovna Bernard as is the Bernard Brewery’s malting unit.
Brouwerij Belâme Ltd (Brewery Ommegang) brews and bottles, amongst others, Ommegang Abbey, Ommegang Witte, Hennepin, Rare Vos and Three Philosophers in the United States.
Moortgat Horeca Services nv is Duvel Moortgat’s central on-trade distribution point. It was formed in 1999 from the merger of the Group’s regional beer dealers in Antwerp and Brussels, plus beer dealer De Cuyper nv.
The LFB Group runs a chain of French theme cafés positioned as ‘beer villages’, with outlets in Strasbourg, Tours, Clermont-Ferrand, Grenoble, Nancy and Lyon.
Eura Drinks nv imports and organises the distribution of waters and soft drinks.
Duvel Moortgat is a participant in the European Economic Interest Grouping “Beer & Selected Beverages” (BSB) EESV. BSB is a logistical distribution platform for specialty beers in The Netherlands.
Duvel Moortgat France sarl is the Group’s sales organisation in France. It is directly responsible for the sales of the beers to the on- and off-trade sectors.
Duvel Moorgat USA Ltd is the Group’s sales and distribution organisation in the United States. It is present in 45 states.
Groupement des BièresSpeciales (GBS) GEIE, also a ‘European Economic Interest Grouping’, is the distribution platform for specialty beers in France.
Belga Bar (UK) Ltd takes care of the exploitation of Bar Music Hall in London.
Duvel Moortgat UK Ltd is the Group’s sales organisation in the United Kingdom. It is responsible for the sales of the beers to the on- and off-trade sectors.
Duvel Moortgat Shanghai Ltd is responsible for the import, distribution and sales of the Group’s brands in China.
Duvel Moortgat Hong Kong Ltd is the Group’s sales and distribution organisation in Asia and the South West Pacific.
Brouwerij De Valk nv is the distribution company of the Brouwerij De Koninck group. De Valk daily delivers to hundreds of pubs and restaurants.
A. Verlinden – Peeraer nv is another distribution company of the Brouwerij De Koninck group.
The business unit ‘other activities’ includes all property interests and financial services of the Duvel Moortgat Group.
Moortgat Immo Services (MIS) nv has been the Group’s property company since 2002. It includes the horeca outlets that used to be spread over various companies.
Parallel nv owns real estate for on-trade use on the Waalse Kaai in Antwerp.
Espace Belge GEIE is a European Economic Interest Grouping that owns the ‘Bouillon Racine’ building in Paris. Duvel Moortgat holds a 23.4% share in Espace Belge. On 17 December 2009, the property was sold. The GEIE will be liquidated.
LDV Immo nv owns the real estate for on-trade use at the Elisabeth avenue in Berchem (Antwerp).
Moortgat Financial Services (MFS) nv provides financial support to the horeca outlets. MFS was converted into a financial institution in May 1999, in conformity with the Act of 22 March 1993. Its outstanding loans portfolio stood at € 1,585,225 at the end of 2009.
La Vallée des Fées sa is a former hotel that is part of the Brasserie Achouffe site. It was converted into a visitor centre, containing a pub and shop.
Padeko nv is the real estate company of the Brouwerij De Koninck group. It owns some 70 on-trade properties, mainly in the Antwerp region.
Gildenhuis Wilrijk nv is a real estate company of the Brouwerij De Koninck group, and owns a property for on-trade use on Heistraat, Wilrijk.
SCI Pizay is a part of the LFB Group and owns a property for on-trade use on rue Pizay, Lyon, France.