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Grupo Modelo is the producer of the popular beer Corona. Grupo Modelo exports their products to over 150 countries with the United States being their biggest market.
-- Profile Updated 07/07/2010
About Grupo Modelo
Grupo Modelo started in 1925 under the name Cerveceria Modelo and started producing Corona in 1928. The company grew as it acquired microbreweries. In 2006 Grupo Modelo entered into a joint venture, Crown Imports LLC, with Constellation Brands Inc. In addition 50% of Grupo Modelo is owned by Anheuser-Busch InBev and Grupo Modelo has exclusive Mexican import and distribution rights to Anheuser-Busch InBev products. Along with Corona, Grupo Modelo produces Negro Modelo, Pacifico, and Estrella.
There are no known affiliates associated with Grupo Modelo.
Contact Grupo Modelo
8th Fl., Colonia Lomas de Champultepec
11000 Me?xico, D.F.,, - 11000 Mexico
Workers at a Mexico brewery responsible for the production of Corona were on strike for one month because of contract negotiations. There were no articles found stating the exact reason for the strikes
-- Business Journal, 04/12/2010
In 2006 Grupo Modelo, accompanied by around 150 other companies in Mexico, joined the public-private initiative the Mexico Greenhouse Gas (GHG) program, a commitment to fight global warming by reducing GHG emissions. Environmental groups are critical and call the program goal-less, without the possibility to measure the success of the program.
-- Business-HumanRights.org, 09/16/2007