History

EFES GEORGIA - Joint Stock Company “Lomisi”

JSC Lomisi was founded in 1991 and the construction of a small brewery began in v. Akhalgori, on Ksani riverside.
In a very short time period plant produces its first product.

Brewery Natakhtari

Later in September 2005, JSC Lomisi attracted unprecedented investments of TBC bank and EBRD and a new brewery Natakhtari was built. A factory equipped with state-of-art technologies. Location of the brewery was not chosen accidentally. It was caused by ecologically clean surrounding, close distance from the capital and what is the most important by the unique spring water of Natakhtari. Very soon brewery acquired name of leader company.
 
 
Efes Breweries International (EBI) got interested by brewery activities in 2008; it acquired 100% of the company. EBI is one of the largest beer producers in the world. Management pays lot of attention to the implementation of international standards and quality management. Investments are made for production lines and acquisition of latest laboratory equipment.


Brewery occupies more than 50% of Georgian beer market. Company offers consumers eight brands (Natakhtari, Karva, Mtieli, Kaizer, Kozel, Herrenhauser, Efes (imported) and Miller (imported)) and two sub brands (Natakhtari Kasris and Natakhtari Extra) of beer and ten aromas of Natakhtari Lemonade.

In 2008 company Natakhtari has became sponsor of Georgian Football Federation and Georgian Rugby Union
In 2010 Natakhtari Company has signed contract about general sponsorship with Georgian basketball Federation
In 2010 KRONES filling line was installed in Natakhtari Brewery
In 2011 ZEMANN brewing equipment has been installed
In 2011 Natakhtari Company has implemented quality and food safety management system (ISO 9001:2008)
In 2012 contract of sponsorship with Georgian Rugby Union was prolonged
In 2013 company got certified for Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP)
In 2013 Natakhtari Company has been successfully certified to Occupational Health and Safety Assessment Systems (OHSAS 18001:2007)
In 2013 Natakhtari Company got certified for food safety 
management system (ISO 22000:2005) implementation
In 2014 Company laboratory got certified by ISO/IEC 17025
In 2014 Natakhtari Company received ISO 50001 - certificate of  Energy Management System