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Largest African Coca-Cola Bottler unveils brand new head office in Port Elizabeth

The head office of the world’s seventh largest Coca-Cola bottling partner by revenue opened in Port Elizabeth today, with the launch of Coca-Cola Beverages Africa’s (CCBA) sparkling new head office. The building will house the largest Coca-Cola bottler on...

Coke bottler commits to R3.9 billion spend with black suppliers

Coca-Cola Beverages SA (CCBSA) has announced a dramatic shake-up of its procurement policy, committing to divert R3.9 billion in procurement spend, or 30% of the total, to black owned and black women owned organisations over the next three years....

CCBSA launches R400m fund to boost emerging farmers

Coca-Cola Beverages SA (CCBSA) has unveiled a R400 million trust named the Mintirho Foundation that will develop historically disadvantaged emerging farmers and small suppliers, growing them to become full participants in the commercial agriculture value chain. New farmers typically...

Mbombela’s Bhuga community gets a fresh start in baking

Mbombela in Mpumalanga is known for its baking heat, but will soon enjoy some hot baking as 20 members of the Bhuga community in the municipality receive ovens and get down to making bread, pizza and other treats for...

Waste warriors have a kiloton of fun at Schools Recycling Awards

More than 1 000 tonnes of waste has dodged the dump this year thanks to the Schools Recycling Programme of Coca-Cola Beverages SA – a landfill-saving 300 tonnes more than was collected by participating schools in 2016. Along the way,...

Coca – Cola Beverages South Africa cleans up!

CCBSA staff tackle pollution on beaches Beginning this Friday, 8 September, Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa (CCBSA) will be rolling up their plastic gloves as they tackle plastic and other pollution at beaches in Margate, Durban, Richards Bay, East London,...

Top waste-busters to be unveiled at awards event

More than half a million learners from almost 600 schools have taken a message in the bottle into their homes and communities this year as part of Coca-Cola Beverages SA’s Schools Recycling Programme. On September 27, these young environmental...

2017 Coca-Cola Food Fest

Family fun at the regional semi-final for Gauteng, Mpumalanga, Northern Cape, Free State and North West With over 40 000 public votes cast in the 2017 Coca-Cola Food Festival  to select the regional semi-finalists representing South Africa’s favourite eateries, the...

Coca-Cola Beverages SA adds 50 entrepreneurs to distribution network

Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa (CCBSA) has added 50 community entrepreneurs to its network of local distribution partners (LDPs) since the beginning of the year, boosting small business development and creating jobs in townships around the country. This brings their...

Boxing clever for youth entrepreneurs

Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa addresses the plight of youth unemployment OUR youth face a very different set of challenges to those of 1976 – unemployment above all – and Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa (CCBSA) is working with young people...