Best Global Brands is the holding company of a group of companies which own, manufacture and distribute the mainstream “BEST” spirit brand in countries throughout Africa.

The BEST brand was founded in 1998 by two entrepreneurs. In 2017, Distell Group acquired a 26% shareholding in Best Global Brands.


To be the market leader in Mainstream Spirits on the African continent


To grow the BEST brand throughout Africa by providing quality beverages at an affordable price


- We love our brand
- Innovative and entrepreneurial
- Quality


National Distillers LDA

National Distillers operates a modern production facility in Luanda, Angola with distribution centres in Luanda and Lobito.

The company has an extensive sales network with a dedicated local marketing team.

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Nigerbev Limited

Best was launched in Nigéria in 2008 operating from a site in Ikeja which we quickly outgrew. Nigerbev commenced operations in 2018 following an extensive refurbishment of a large site in the Surulere área of Lagos. Nigerbev operates distribution centres in Lagos, Aba, Abuja, Akure, Benin and Ibadan and exports to neighbouring Ecowas countries. The company hás an extensive Sales network with a dedicated local marketing team

Nigerbev bottles and packages Wines and RTDs in addition to various non-alcoholic beverages at its facility on behalf of the Distell Group.

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Kenya Wine Agencies Limited

Following the investment from Distell Group, BEST is manufactured and distributed by Kenya Wines Agencies (KWAL). BGB installed holding tanks and a bottling line at the KWAL plant.

The BEST products were relaunched into Kenya during 2019.

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African Markets

BEST is marketed in various African markets including Botswana, Mozambique, Namibia, Rwanda, Swaziland, Zambia by Distell Group.

Central Buying

The BGB Group operates a central buying function based in Dublin, Ireland with the objective of sourcing raw materials on the most competitive terms.

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David Salmon

Executive Director: Group Operations and Finance

Joined BGB from Distell Group in 2017.
Chartered Accountant with extensive experience across Africa in M&A and consumer goods. Responsible for Group Finance and Operations, Central Buying and Growth markets.

Donovan Stain

general Manager: BEST Global Procurement Services Limited

Experienced manager with extensive experience in procurement and logistics in the liquor industry.