Did you know
Due to Carlsberg partly being owned by the Carlsberg Foundation, ambitious brewing enterprise blossoms side by side with research and support for the finest science, art and culture. A percentage of Carlsberg's profits go back in to funding scientific research via the Foundation.
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Who owns Carlsberg
Carlsberg is partly owned by the Carlsberg Foundation and partly by individual shareholders
The clue is not in our name
Our foundation invests in science, art and culture
Funnily enough, there is nobody actually called Mr Carlsberg! The company was founded in 1847 by J. C. Jacobsen. Since Jacobsen's death in 1887, the majority owner of the company has been the Carlsberg Foundation and the rest owned by individual shareholders.