The romanised word chang translates to “elephant”, a prominent Thai symbol that reflects the country’s culture and history. The pale lager is brewed by beverage giant Thaibev, which bought over Fraser and Neave (F&N) in a USD11 billion deal in 2013. Chang Beer was first brewed in 1995 in the Bang
Ban District of Ayutthaya Province. Thaibev is now Thailand’s largest thirst-quencher in terms of alcoholic and non- alcoholic drinks, and its share of the beer market is second only to Singha.