CAMRA comments on the sale of Greene King
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Following the news that Greene King has been sold to CK Asset Holdings, please find below a comment from the Campaign for Real Ale.
Nik Antona, CAMRA’s National Chairman said: “The news that Britain’s largest pub and brewery company has been sold to an international asset company is very concerning for our beer scene.
“We are always wary of one company controlling a large share of the market, which is seldom beneficial for consumers. Greene King has been in operation for over 200 years and it is a very sad day to see such a well-known, historic and respected name exit the brewing and pub business.
“We hope that Greene King will continue its operations as normal without any disappointing changes. We will be calling on the new owners to retain the current pub portfolio to safeguard thousands of pubs and jobs across the country.”