Linked But Unequal Brew: Formal and Informal Beer Market

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The apartheid government destroyed the informal beer industry in townships so it could benefit from the sale of liquor in beer halls. But what is not so well known, as Mariane Tsoeu explains, is that white capital’s South African Breweries (SAB) also benefited by homing in on the illegal township shebeen market where it remains king today.

 

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