Carlton & United Breweries

History


1970s

1972 – The first VB stubby is released.

1972 – Foster’s 25.4 oz. cans arrived in the US in 1972. They resembled motor oil cans so naturally, Americans nicknamed them “Foster’s Oil Cans.”

1973 – Swan and CUB merge in Northen Territory to form Northern Territory Breweries Pty Ltd.