About the Company

Som Distilleries and Breweries, incorporated on March 26, 1993, is engaged in manufacturing beer and Indian made foreign liquor. The company owns brands such as Hunter Extra Strong Premium Beer, Legend Premium Beer and Legend Premium Lager Beer. It has manufacturing facilities in Bhopal, where it has brewing, storing and layering facilities. The company’s manufacturing facilities are spread over 20 acres in the Raisen district of Madhya Pradesh with an annual capacity of 3.6 million cases.

A joint collaboration with Falcon Traders in Goa will enable the company to venture in the Goan markets for the very first time with its own and other brands. Sales would be promoted in the western and southern markets through this alliance.

Among the few companies which have production and marketing infrastructure for Indian Made Foreign Liquor (IMFL) and beer products, the company develops export markets for its products in Europe, Middle East and CIS countries and has been exporting products to London. It undertakes contract manufacturing for clients including Mendoza Vino , USA and United Breweries.

The registered office is located at 1-A, Zee Plaza, Arjun Nagar, Safdarjung Enclave, K.C. Road, New Delhi-110029.


  • 1993- The company was incorporated on 26th March and obtained the Certificate of Commencement of Business on 17th June. - It was promoted by J.K. Arora and A.K. Arora.  The company manufactures beer and Indian made foreign liquor. - It undertook to set up a project for manufacture of beer with an installed capacity of 1,00,000 hectolitre per annum and bottle the Indian made foreign liquor with an installed capacity of 54,000 hectolitre per annum, in the first phase. Land admeasuring 20 acres was acquired at village Rojra chak, a notified backward area in the Raisen district of M.P. - The company proposed to increase the capacity to 50,000 hectolitres of beer in each of 95-96, 96-97.
  • 1995 - 16,05,070 equity shares of Rs 10 each issued, subscribed and paid-up.  61,85,000 equity shares of Rs 10 each were then issued at par of which 3,85,000 shares and 8,00,000 shares were reserved for allotment on a firm basis to resident promoters/directors and NRIs, associates, respectively. 
  • 2000 - The company introduced Hunter Extra Strong and Legend Premium Beer in 500ml cans.
Parent OrganizationSom Distilleries Breweries & Wineries Ltd.Managing DirectorJagdish Kumar Arora
Founded1993NSE SymbolSDBL