S is for Sumol
Probably anyone who ever even just passed through Portugal saw or tried Sumol or/and Compal.
Sumol + Compal
) is a merge between two Portuguese companies. In the crisis they wanted to shut down but the Portuguese Government said a loud “NO”, and handed in a bunch of euros to them just to keep them going. Why? Simply. Sumol + Compal
are one of the few left pure Portuguese companies. To be more specific, Sumol
was founded in 1954, Compal
in 1952, the merge happened in 2009. Some of their products are: Grolsch (beer), Um Bongo, Compal (juices), Sumol, B! (drinks), Serra da Estrela, Frize (waters). In addition they have license for 7UP, Gatorade, Pepsi etc
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