Brau Union Österreich AG

  • Headquarter: Upper Austria
  • Federal states: Lower Austria, Upper Austria, Salzburg, Tyrol, Vorarlberg, Styria, Carinthia
  • Industry sectors: Food & beverages
  • Status: Recertified


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Brau Union Österreich distributes more than 5 million hectolitres of beer in just one year with the support of 15 leading beer brands, over 100 beer types and constant innovation. The company stands for international premium brands such as Heineken, Desperados and Sol, ciders like Strongbow and Stibitzer, Austrian top brands like Gösser, Schwechater, Edelweiss wheat beer, non-alcoholic Schlossgold and brands with a strong regional relevance such as Zipfer, Puntigamer, Wieselburger, Kaiser, Schladminger, Reininghaus, Villacher and Fohrenburger.

2,700 employees throughout Austria ensure that around 49,000 customers and millions of beer lovers throughout the country are supplied with beer. It goes without saying that Brau Union Österreich focuses on the best raw ingredients, highest quality and sustainable production – both in terms of the environment and society. Thus, Brau Union Österreich has been awarded the “GREEN BRAND” rating. Brau Union Österreich has been part of the international HEINEKEN family since 2003.

Products and services

Brau Union Österreich stands for the production and distribution of beer and other beverages of all kinds, as well as the provision of commercial services and trading in goods of all kinds.

Seven of the nine breweries owned by Brau Union Österreich are large breweries. These include the Göss brewery and the Puntigam brewery in Styria, the Schwechat brewery and the Wieselburg brewery in Lower Austria, the Zipf brewery in Upper Austria, the Villach brewery in Carinthia as well as the Fohrenburger brewery in Vorarlberg. These are complemented by the regional speciality breweries, the Schladming brewery in Styria and the Falkenstein brewery in East Tyrol.

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