Empresas Polar    



2da. Avenida de Los Cortijos de Lourdes, Edif. Centro Empresarial Polar

Caracas, 1010


Company description

Manufacturing: Manufacture of food and drink products on own account and under licence. Products include: beer; soft drinks; wine; snacks; pasta; rice; soups and stocks; table sauces; edible oils; frozen, refrigerated and canned meals; ice-creams and desserts; animal foodstuffs; cleaning products. Also investment in petroleum and petrochemicals, banking and finance, distribution and retail.

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News and information about Empresas Polar

For Fleeing Venezuelans, 'Leaving Was Tough'
Dayton Daily News (Dayton, OH); December 16, 2017; 700+ words
...their wages became increasingly worthless -- Andrea's pay as a human resources coordinator and her husband's at Empresas Polar, Venezuela's largest food and beverage company. "The worst thing is not being able to feed him," she says...
Chavismo's End
America; July 4, 2016; 700+ words
...Consider Maduro's latest Marxist madness: his campaign against Venezuela's largest food and beer producer, Empresas Polar. At the end of the 20th century, Polar and its owners, the Mendoza family, were admittedly symbols of the elite...
Sugar Shortage Forces Coca-Cola to Cut Output in Venezuela
Manila Bulletin; May 24, 2016; 393 words
...hyperinflation. A number of foreign firms have been forced to halt or slow production due to shortages and the general economic turmoil, including Kraft Heinz, Clorox, and beer maker Empresas Polar. CAPTION(S): Courtesy of cocacolacompany.com
Roundup: Viacom CEO Sues to Be Restored to Redstone Trust; Tribune Rejects Second Gannett Bid, Sets Stage for Talks; More; Viacom CEO Challenges Redstone Trust Removal [Derived Headline]
Tribune-Review/Pittsburgh Tribune-Review; May 24, 2016; 678 words
...citizens to wait in long lines to find scarce household items from deodorant to toilet paper and medicine.Last month, Empresas Polar SA, Venezuela's biggest brewer, said it would be forced to stop producing beer because it cannot get the foreign...
Maduro Threatens to Seize Idle Venezuela Plants, Jail Owners
Manila Bulletin; May 15, 2016; 569 words
...their plants risk being "put in handcuffs." Last month the country's largest food and beverage distributor, Empresas Polar, shut down its last operating beer plant. It says it has been unable to access hard currency to buy raw materials...
Brewery Buckles, Leaving Thirsty Venezuelans Beerless ; Residents Say Nation 'Is Just Falling Apart'
Dayton Daily News (Dayton, OH); May 5, 2016; 529 words
...sports a polar bear on its label, costs 14 cents at the black market rate but $15 at the official exchange rate. Empresas Polar, the company that owns the brewery, has had a difficult relationship with Maduro. The Venezuelan president has...
Research and Markets Adds Report: Energy Drinks Market in Latin America - Market Analysis Report 2015-2019
Food & Beverage Close-Up; November 4, 2015; 598 words
...places) Key vendors Coca-Cola Grupo Petropolis Monster Beverage Red Bull Other vendors AJEGROUP Corporacion Lindley Empresas Polar Montevideo Refrescos Organique Energy Drink Postobon Quala Report information: www.researchandmarkets.com/research...
Tomorrow's Leaders Meet in Geneva to Discuss Global Challenges and Future Impact of Technology
States News Service; August 11, 2015; 700+ words
...Officer, Yahoo, USA Lorenzo A. Mendoza, who runs one of Venezuela's largest food companies, Empresas Polar, and also leads Fundacion Empresas Polar, the largest private foundation in Latin America with programmes in education, health and community...

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Industry information

NAICS codes 
North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) codes are used to classify businesses for the purpose of collecting statistical data related to the U.S. economy. NAICS codes have been assigned to international companies to help organize all companies by type of activity.  

Primary: 312120 - Breweries

311111 - Dog and Cat Food Manufacturing

311211 - Flour Milling

311212 - Rice Milling

311225 - Fats and Oils Refining and Blending

311412 - Frozen Specialty Food Manufacturing

311421 - Fruit and Vegetable Canning

311422 - Specialty Canning

311423 - Dried and Dehydrated Food Manufacturing

311520 - Ice Cream and Frozen Dessert Manufacturing

311821 - Cookie and Cracker Manufacturing

311823 - Dry Pasta Manufacturing

312130 - Wineries

325612 - Polish and Other Sanitation Good Manufacturing


SIC codes 
Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) codes classify establishments by their primary type of activity. SIC codes are a U.S. Census Bureau system but can apply to international companies.  

Primary: 2082 - Malt Beverages industry report

2024 - Ice Cream and Frozen Desserts industry report

2032 - Canned Specialties industry report

2034 - Dried and Dehydrated Fruits, Vegetables and Soup Mixes industry report

2035 - Pickled Fruits and Vegetables, Vegetable Sauces and Seasonings, and Salad Dressings industry report

2038 - Frozen Specialties, NEC industry report

2041 - Flour and Other Grain Mill Products industry report

2044 - Rice Milling industry report

2047 - Dog and Cat Food industry report

2052 - Cookies and Crackers industry report

2079 - Shortening, Table Oils, Margarine, and Other Edible Fats and Oils, NEC industry report

2084 - Wines, Brandy, and Brandy Spirits industry report

2098 - Macaroni, Spaghetti, Vermicelli and Noodles industry report

2099 - Food Preparations, NEC industry report

2842 - Specialty Cleaning, Polishing, and Sanitation Preparations industry report