San Miguel started out as South East Asia’s first brewery in 1890. The company diversified into food and packaging and began operating internationally. In 2007, San Miguel announced they would diversify into high-growth, high-yield industries, such as power and energy. Since 2007, the company has made a number of significant acquisitions which have successfully diversified their portfolio.
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In 2007, San Miguel announced plans to expand into new engines of growth: fuel and oil, infrastructure, power and energy, mining, telecoms, and banking.
San Miguel, through acquisitions and investments, now operates in six new areas of growth. The fuel and oil segment, in particular, has significantly driven revenues.
San Miguel's core businesses have continued to experience moderate growth. Additionally, San Miguel will continue to pursue growth opportunities in its traditional food and beverage businesses for the long term.
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How has San Miguel diversified since its inception as a brewery in 1890?
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