United National Breweries
UNB's Geographical Coverage

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Welcome To United National Breweries

Newshelf 1167 (Proprietary) Limited trading as United National Breweries (SA), (UNB), is the leading manufacturer of Traditional African Beer (Umqombothi) in South Africa. It produces Umqombothi from 4 Breweries and distributes through numerous depots strategically situated throughout South Africa. UNB, as the market leader in this category, holds the major South African Umqombothi brands in its stable and is privileged to champion the tradition of Umqombothi, striving to uphold the image of this amazing product in all of its endeavours.

Beer & Brands

Umqombothi is a product steeped in history and the culture of the people of Southern Africa. Umqombothi is an un-pasteurized and actively fermenting product with a very limited shelf life. UNB, committed to producing and distributing only the highest quality products, offer celebrated brands to a solid base of discerning consumers. Chibuku, iJuba and Leopard Special are three of the most popular brands in UNB`s stable....

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Corporate Responsibility

UNB is committed to a high degree of corporate responsibility and are currently engaged in the following transformational activities: BBBEE, Employment Equity, Enterprise Development, Skills Development...

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UNB is committed to responsible drinking. Our products are not for sale to persons under the age of 18.