Who We Are

Banks Holdings Limited (BHL), established in 1991, is Barbados' largest beverage conglomerate. Our subsidiaries comprise award-winning beverage manufacturers Banks (Barbados) Breweries Ltd., Barbados Bottling Co. Ltd. and Barbados Dairy Industries Ltd., the island's lone Dairy, as well as Banks Distribution Ltd., a distribution firm. Our beverage manufacturing companies have enjoyed over 140 years in the business combined and jointly account for a significant percentage of the alcoholic, non-alcoholic and carbonated beverage offerings in the Caribbean region.


BHL beverages include leading international brands produced under license such as Coca-Cola, Sprite and Guinness; local originals like FRUTEE and TIGER MALT; PINEHILL juices and milks; and our signature product Banks Beer, Barbados' best loved lager.


Across the manufacturing and distribution sectors, BHL has earned a reputation for our commitment to excellence and quality operations, achieved through maintaining a talented workforce, embracing international standards, employing creative management strategies, and cultivating Barbadian innovation.


Our companies and products have received high commendation, resulting in an impressive tally of regional, international and local awards and accolades.

  • 2005 - Sponsors Award, National Sports Council
  • 2003 - Supporting Services Member of the Year, Barbados Hotel & Tourism Association (BHTA)
  • Top Performing Local Private Sector Company, Ernst & Young
  • 1999 - Performance Award for Outstanding Achievement, Ernst & Young

In addition to our manufacturing and distribution subsidiaries, Banks Holdings Limited (BHL) is associated with a number of companies throughout the region. For more information on our associated companies, click here.