Bar business has lagged behind for over two years as they haven’t been operating due to the coming of COVID-19. However, bars are now offering a silver leaf to the community so as to generate income and also support consumers.
The President of Uganda announced on the closure of bars until the suppression of the COVID-19 virus.
While launching the new promotion dubbed “Club Beat Coin” at the head office of the Nile Breweries Limited in Port Bell, the Country Director David Daniel Valencia stated that the sector should opened soon so as to allow the operators enforce the Standard Operating Procedures and minimize the spread of COVID-19.
“This will help to boost the country’s economy as well as helping various businesses linked to this sector to slowly recover from the Covid-19 effects,” he said.
Mr Valencia added that Club Pilsner invested millions in this promotion and will be running for three months.
“Beat Coin is going to be the currency on the beer market in Uganda for the duration of the campaign. Distributors, wholesalers and sellers all stand a chance to benefit from this.
Mr. Valencia said that this is part of giving back to the communities because the country was affected by the coming of the covid-19 pandemic and its one of the strategy to activate the retail business inline of implementing the SOPs.
“We need to continue to adhere the covid-19 SOPs because the pandemic is here to stay and as a company we have managed to maintain them at the same time to support our clients ,” he said.