Heineken Vietnam Brewery, was established on December 9th, 1991 by Saigon Trading Group (SATRA) and Asia Pacific Breweries Ltd. (APBL) – now Heineken Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd. (HEINEKEN Asia Pacific).The brewery covering an area of 12.7 hectares in Thoi An Ward, District 12, HCMC is one of the most modern breweries in Southeast Asia. For a number of years, Heineken Vietnam Brewery has been one of the top corporate tax payers in the city and is recognized as one of the most effective businesses in Ho Chi Minh City. Heineken Vietnam Brewery has also contributed significantly to creating employment opportunities, hiring around 1,600 locals and creating thousands of jobs for suppliers and partners in Vietnam. The company is active in social activities, human resources development and leads the way in environmental protection.Apart from the innovative brewery in District 12, Heineken Vietnam Brewery has 100% ownership of breweries in Danang, Quang Nam, Tien Giang and Vung Tau. Currently, Heineken Vietnam Brewery has a broad and impressive portfolio of beers which includes Heineken, Tiger, Tiger Crystal, Desperados, Biere Larue, Biere Larue Export, BGI and Bivina in Vietnam.