Bowen & Bowen, Ltd. was established in 1932 and has always been Belizean. Belize is our home, and we pledge to continue being a driving force to this nation and make ethical business decisions for B&B and for Belize.
Leadership doesn’t come from one person; leadership is the actualisation of a common goal with a shared vision. To achieve this type of leadership, we pledge to create an atmosphere of cooperation and openness.
Our strength is our family of employees, and as we grow, we must not lose sight of this. We pledge to respect everyone in our family of employees and create an environment where the individual feels appreciated.
Our mission, “Pursuing Excellence for a Stronger Belize” is nothing without our customers. We pledge to give our customers the same respect we give our colleagues and to treat them as our extended family.
Henry Bowen came to Belize.
Mannfeild William Bowen arrived in Belize.
Mannfeild Bowen marries Mary Hickey.
Bowen & Bowen, Ltd (B&B), a general trading company, was established by Eric W. M. Bowen and his brother Richard.
Richard Bowen moved to California, USA and Eric bought his shares.
B&B establish Crystal Bottling Company and began bottling Crystal Lemonade, In Belize Lemonade referred to Carbonated Flavored Beverages.
B&B became the Coca-Cola Bottler.
Barry M. Bowen joined his father’s company.
Eric & Barry establish Belize Brewing Company, started as a partnership with Cerveceria Hondureña S.A. With Cerveceria Hondureña S.A. holding 51%, Eric M. Bowen 24.5%, Barry M. Bowen 24.5%.
Barry M. Bowen bought his father’s shares in B&B.
Barry M. Bowen bought Cerveceria Hondureña S.A.’s shares in Belize Brewing Company.
Barry M. Bowen bought Belize Estate & Produce Company.
Belize Estate & Produce Company renamed Belize Estate Company and Gallon Jug Agroindustry was formed.
Established Belize Aquaculture Limited – the first environmentally friendly shrimp farm.
Belize Brewing built a new state of the art Steinekery (Krones) Brewery.
Michael H. M. Bowen joined his father company.
Barry M. Bowen died and was succeeded by his son Michael H. M. Bowen.
Sold 50% of Belize Aquaculture and spun our the Warstila Power Plant to establish Blair Athol Power Company.
Crystal Bottling Company built the John Armstrong Memorial Building.