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Coca-Cola Beverages Africa acquires share in Eswatini bottler

Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (CCBA) has announced that it has acquired a 60 percent share in the soft drinks business of Eswatini Beverages Limited.

Coca-Cola launches first coffee-infused Cola for South Africa

Continuously evolving, The Coca-Cola Company is bringing a first SA – the first coffee infused cola drink will be hitting the shelves from today with Coca-Cola Plus Coffee

Introducing Coca-Cola Energy: Coca-Cola launches a new energy drink in South Africa

For the first time, The Coca-Cola Company releases an energy drink in South Africa under the Coca-Cola® brand.

Introducing Coca-Cola Energy

For the first time, The Coca-Cola Company releases an energy drink in South Africa under the Coca-Cola® brand.

Building Partnerships for a World Without Waste in Africa

It’s clear that the world has a packaging problem. Plastic pollution, one of the most visible challenges of our time, is too big for any government, company or community to solve on their own

Coca-Cola and bottling partners invest +US$5 million to date to tackle plastic pollution across Africa

This World Environment Day, The Coca-Cola Company confirms it is on track to spend a third of its US$ 38 million pledge before the end of this year.

Towards a world without waste

The invention of plastic has changed the world in so many ways – for both better and worse – that it’s hard to picture modern life without it. Instinctively, we might think a plastic-free world could only be an...

Coca-Cola Beverages Africa inaugurates sustainable solar power system in Windhoek

A subsidiary of CCBA, Coca-Cola Namibia Bottling Company (CCNBC) will now derive 9% of the factory’s total power requirements from a clean, sustainable energy source: the sun

Coca-Cola Beverages Africa Commissions a State of the Art USD10Million Water Line at Century Bottling Company Limited

Coca-Cola Beverages Africa in Uganda has officially commissioned a brand new USD10million (UGX 39billion) Manufacturing Line to enable them to bottle more Rwenzori Pure Natural Mineral Water

The Coca-Cola Foundation and The Nature Conservancy support Nairobi Water to increase water access to 800 000 residents

Today, Philip Githinji, of Nairobi City Water and Sewerage Company (NCWSC), confirmed that, through support from The Coca-Cola Foundation and The Nature Conservancy (TNC), they have reduced their water treatment costs by 30%, allowing them to expand their network...

CCBSA launches new smart trucks to promote road safety

Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa (CCBSA) today launched a five-year pilot project to run a 44-pallet Performance-Based Standard (PBS) trailer between Bloemfontein and Upington.

CCBSA’s Mintirho Foundation inaugurates partnership with SAFDA to benefit emerging cane farmers in Mpumalanga and KwaZulu-Natal

CCBSA’s Mintirho Foundation partnership with the South African Farmers Development Association (SAFDA) will see the Mintirho Foundation providing two interest-free loans to help SAFDA develop its own fertiliser and deliver it to growers at the right time.

Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa launches local and traditional multiple ownership project

Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa (CCBSA) will be launching their local and traditional multiple ownership project at two outlets in the KwaMashu and Inanda area on Thursday, 2 May 2019.

Coca-Cola raises Easter flood donation from R600 000 to R1 million

Coca-Cola and Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa (CCBSA) have now increased the amount pledged to assist victims of the Easter weekend floods to R1 million.

Coca-Cola pledges help for Easter flood victims

Coca-Cola and Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa (CCBSA) have pledged R600 000 to assist victims of the Easter weekend floods

Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa partners with DoT to improve road safety

The project will see CCBSA making available two of its state-of-the-art simulator trucks for use by the department and government broadly to aid in the competency levels of truck and bus drivers, as well as other public transport drivers...

CCBSA, Mintirho Foundation commits R25-million investment in water hyacinth removal

CCBSA, Mintirho Foundation commits R25-million investment in water hyacinth removal Summary: Mintirho Foundation, Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa’s (CCBSA) foundation, has announced a R25 million investment in Hya Matla Organics, an innovative start-up whose core business is turning water hyacinth...

Voltic (GH) Limited gives pupils of Nsawam M/A Basic School Water, Sanitation and Health (WASH) Training

Voltic (GH) Limited’s Water For School Project is in line with its sustainability focus on water stewardship and underpinned by the notion that access to safe water, good hygiene and improved sanitation are fundamental to good health

Coca-Cola bottler launches R100-million SME Supplier Development Fund

: Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa (CCBSA) has announced that it will make R100 million available over five years to support the growth and development of its black- and black female-owned suppliers.

Coca-Cola Beverages Africa in Kenya, T3 and PETCO launch innovation competition to support public waste…

The Beyond Baling Innovation Challenge (BBIC) competition targets University students, Small and Medium Enterprises and the JuaKali sector to come up with PET plastic baling solutions.

Coca-Cola bottler hosts suppliers and potential entrepreneurs

Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa (CCBSA) will be hosting its annual Supplier Development Conference on 7 March under the theme, Collaborative and Inclusive Growth

Coca-Cola Beverages Africa acquires Fairy Bottling

CCBA has received the requisite regulatory approval to acquire Fairy Bottling Zambia Limited and closed the transaction on 1 February 2019

Coca-Cola Beverages Africa acquires Zambian Coca-Cola Franchise

CCBA has received the requisite regulatory approval to acquire the Coca-Cola soft drinks business of Zambian Breweries Plc (Zambrew) commencing operations on 17 December 2018.

Coca-Cola Beverages Africa acquires Botswana Coca-Cola Franchise

CCBA has received the requisite regulatory approval to acquire the Coca-Cola soft drinks business, Beverage Manufacturers (Botswana) (Pty) Ltd. The first day of operations will be 26 November 2018

Local sourcing – the key to sustainable growth in Africa

Coca-Cola Beverages Africa intends locally sourcing 80% of all raw materials we currently import by 2022

Using innovation to improve the lives of Africans

For a business to compete in this environment demands agility and relentless innovation.

Coca-Cola Beverages Africa launches US$69M Hot-fill Juice Line in Nairobi

Officially unveiled by President Uhuru Kenyatta, the new line will expand Nairobi Bottler Limited’s portfolio and create jobs

Coca-Cola Beverages Africa invests US$8.35M in new line in Uganda

The new bottling line at Century Bottling Company will enable the company to innovate to supply consumer demand.

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

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.

Coca-Cola Beverages Africa invests US$6.5M in Voltic’s new plant

Voltic (GH) Limited inaugurated a new, high-speed line in Akwadum.

Local Procurement To Benefit From COCA-COLA BEVERAGES SOUTH AFRICA Inaugural Supplier Development Initiative

Company on track to deliver merger condition public interest commitments Today, Coca Cola Beverages South Africa (CCBSA) will hold its inaugural Supplier Development Conference at Gallagher Estate. This conference is a key milestone event which...

CCBSA kits up for social change at the 2016 Philly’s Games

Africa’s largest bottler of Coca-Cola has announced a cash and in-kind sponsorship of Philly’s Game, the longest running festive season football tournament in South Africa. The sponsorship is part of Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa’s (CCBSA) ongoing commitment to supporting...

Sixty seven youth in North West advance to the next phase of CCBSA’s Youth Empowerment Programme

Sixty seven youth taking part in Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa’s (CCBSA) Youth Empowerment Programme (YEP) have advanced to the next exciting phase of selection. This will see them participate in a “bootcamp” where they will be equipped with the...

Bottling giant announces new partnership with sefa

Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa (CCBSA) recently partnered with the Small Enterprise Finance Agency (sefa) to run a programme to assess the company’s Logistics Distribution Partners (LDPs). This strategic partnership will increase the bottling giant’s regional logistics capabilities, enable quicker...

CCBSA and Extrupet donate 15 school desks to Noordgesig Primary

Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa’s (CCBSA) and Extrupet (Pty) Ltd have announced the donation of 15 environmentally-friendly classroom desks to Noordgesig Primary in Soweto. The donation of the desks; designed to accommodate 30 learners and made from mixed polyolefin plastics...

The Coca-Cola Company and Anheuser-Busch InBev Reach Agreement Regarding Coca-Cola Beverages Africa

The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE: KO) and Anheuser-Busch InBev (“AB InBev”)

Coca-Cola Beverages Africa Begins Operations

Africa’s largest Coca-Cola bottler - Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (CCBA) - is today celebrating its first day of operations.

The Coca-Cola Beverages Africa merger parties welcome Competition Tribunal Approval for formation

The Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (CCBA) merger parties - SABMiller plc, The Coca-Cola Company, and Gutsche Family Investments.

The Coca-Cola Beverages Africa Merger Parties and the South African Government Reach Agreement on Public Interest Conditions for Merger

A comprehensive set of commitments have been agreed between the Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (CCBA) merger parties – SABMiller plc, The Coca-Cola Company and Gutsche Family Investments – and the South African Government, that will be recommended to the Competition...

The Coca-Cola Company, SABMiller and Coca-Cola SABCO to form Coca-Cola Beverages Africa

The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO), SABMiller plc (LSE:SAB, JSE:SABJ) and Gutsche Family Investments (GFI, majority shareholders in Coca-Cola Sabco) have agreed to combine the bottling operations of their non-alcoholic ready-to-drink beverages businesses in Southern and East Africa. The new bottler,...