Boon Rawd Brewery is the first company to open in Thailand and produces its beer under the brand name of Singha. It was founded in 1933, Phya Bhirom Bhakdi, or “Boon Rawd” Sreshthaputra, after having tested many beers imported into Thailand over the years, believes that Thailand can produce a competitive beer with equal quality. Praya Bhirom Bhakdi registered the brewery with the government on August 4, 1934 and this day is considered as the anniversary of the company.
Construction was completed in March 1941, Boon Rawd Brewery launched the brand Golden Kite and Singha, a light beer that is its most famous brand.
By 1968, the company built two additional brewing vessels, bringing the total to four, dded more aluminum storage tanks and integrated a new mechanical filler machine, bringing the total bottling 6,000 litres an hour to 12,000 an hour. By 1970, the company installed several new equipment, including larger silos, a new water treatment plant, and a larger cellar for 83 aluminum tanks that each hold 600 hectolitres., etc. to increase productivity.
By 1992, Boon Rawd started producing Singha in cans and in 2002, Leo beer was on the market. To celebrate its 70th anniversary, the company released Singha 70, a special anniversary beer, in 2006. In 2009, Singha Light, a 3.5% alcohol beer, was introduced to the market.
In 2016, Boon Rawd Brewery entered the real estate business with the establishment of Singha Estate Co., Ltd. At the same time, new food and beverage businesses within the group are starting to take shape. The company is also expanding into the energy business.
U Beer, the company’s new luxury beer, was launched in 2017, and Snowy, the company’s new white beer, launched in 2018. In the same year, Boon Rawd founded Food Factors Co., Ltd. to expand fully into the food sector, as well as to link up with Australia’s Linfox to enter the logistics and supply chain business.
The company also partners with international football clubs, starting with Manchest City, then Manchester United and Chelsea, and finally Leicester City.
According to boonrawd.co.th and Wikipedia