Norman Aquilina

It is extremely challenging for a company to decide whether it should diversify its products or stick to the status quo, especially when its market offering is already successful as is. Albeit risky, when thought out well and strategically, diversifying a business can be the best next step to broaden business horizons. A local champion of diversification is Simonds Farsons Cisk.

Farsons was established back in 1928 as Malta’s very first brewery, back then located in the town of Ħamrun. The first beer to ever be produced by the brewery was called Farsons Pale Ale, to quench the desires of the British garrison and navy that were stationed in Malta back then.

In the years following, Farsons established itself as Malta’s leading brewery, now producing a variety of beers. Nowadays, the beers and beverages that Farsons produces are not only sold locally but are also exported as well as sold on innovative platforms such as Amazon.

Simonds Farsons Cisk became the first private sector company outside the banking business to list its equity on the Malta Stock Exchange. It set up The Farsons Foundation, highlighting a strong sense of corporate social awareness.

It ventured into the catering business by setting up Food Chain Limited, as well as through the importation of food and beverages to the local market. Starting off as a local business, Farsons had the courage, expertise and backing to grow into something more than just a brewery.

With such diversification comes the need to be constantly connected, ensuring that all the various departments run on a network that allows little to no room for communication failure.

In fact, Epic for Business provides Farsons with its mobile voice and data service, fixed telephony, and bandwidth. Understanding that every business is unique and has different needs, Epic offers Farsons tailor-made solutions to aid its diversification to prosper.

Aligned with this, Epic is also inspired to be open for diversification, offering a variety of products for both consumers as well as business clients. Like Farsons, Epic is unafraid to invest in its business and infrastructure to always offer bigger, better, and more diverse products for its clients, at affordable rates.

“Innovation and diversification is at our core as a group of companies. From our conception, over 90 years ago, we have sought to think bigger, be better, and provide great quality products at competitive prices,” said Norman Aquilina, Farsons Group Chief Executive Officer.

“It is for that reason that we work so well with Epic and Epic for Business, as, just like us, they constantly strive to do better and provide their clients with the best network at affordable prices.”

epic for business

What do Epic for Business and Farsons have in common?

  • Offer their clientele a diverse range of products and services to choose from
  • Are open to growth and change
  • Are unafraid to diversify their business and expand to new markets
  • Both have an international footprint

Epic for Business strives to provide local businesses with the best tailor-made solutions to maximise their operations. Epic for Business offers packages for small companies, medium and large companies, while positioning itself as a Business Solutions Partner.

Businesses choose Epic for Business because it provides dedicated care, it has established itself as the most recommended network with over 250,000 subscribers around the islands, and offers the best roaming connection services due to being an international company.

For more information, visit Epic for Business.

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