Royal Swinkels Family Brewers (formerly Bavaria Brewery) is a family business from Noord-Brabant in the Netherlands, that is active in the beer, soft drink and malt sector. The company is fully owned by the Swinkels family for seven generations. The head office is located in Lieshout and there are subsidiaries in twelve countries.
Swinkels Family Brewers is the second largest brewery company in the Netherlands after Heineken and one of the largest producers of malt in Europe. The business has a turnover of more than 897 million euros per year of which two thirds come from more than 130 countries outside the Netherlands. Within Europe, especially France, Belgium and Italy contribute to sales. More than a quarter of the turnover is achieved outside Europe, of which a large part in Ethiopia.