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Coca-Cola Beverages Africa: Developing Entrepreneurs for Inclusive Economic Growth

Africa is a continent of extraordinary prospects, from its wealth of natural resources to the untapped talents of its youthful population, yet it has not lived up to its potential, and too many of its people have been left...

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 Beverages Africa Capital Markets Day Registration Open

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Coca-Cola Beverages Africa Capital Markets Day to be Held January 18, 2022

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Trees for the woods as Coke bottler kicks off Mount Kenya reforestation project

November 30 – Coca-Cola Beverages Africa–Kenya (CCBA-K), in partnership with Nature Kenya, will be planting 90 000 tree seedlings in Mt Kenya’s Hombe Forest in a three-year reforestation partnership to preserve Kenya’s catchment areas. So far this year, 1,900 people...

Coca-Cola drivers brush up on road safety awareness

November 26 – Coca-Cola Beverages Africa Mozambique is sharpening the safety skills of its drivers as the holiday season approaches as part of an educational and awareness campaign for drivers and pedestrians carried out by the Ministry of Interior’s...

Vendors get cooking at Kigogo market after Coca-Cola Kwanza completes infrastructure

November 25 – More than 200 young Dar es Salaam entrepreneurs have set out their stalls at the Kigogo market after Coca-Cola Kwanza completed the structures, which will provide the vendors with opportunities to grow their businesses. Dar es...

Voltic takes water load off the shoulders of women and children

November 24 – Voltic GH Limited, a subsidiary of Coca-Cola Beverages Africa, has lightened the load for women and children in Agubie and Offuman by installing mechanised boreholes that save them the effort of carrying water for long distances....

Girls get a taste of rewarding future in STEM

November 24 – School girls in Takoradi got a taste of a future in science and technology when they took part in a robotics training session sponsored by Voltic GH Limited, a subsidiary of Coca-Cola Beverages Africa. The 64...

Coca-Cola Excites Western Uganda with New Ades Nutri-Bushera

November 23 – Coca-Cola Beverages Africa in Uganda recently excited residents of Western Uganda with the first ever Ades Nutri-Bushera fun-filled tour to connect with customers in Western Uganda. The weeklong tour saw the company partner with, tourism operators,...

Coca-Cola Unveils New Brand Platform And Philosophy In Uganda

The Real Magic brand philosophy unveiled in Uganda after the global launch in September. November 19, Kampala – The Coca-Cola system in Uganda has today unveiled the Real magic brand philosophy and platform that invites everyone to celebrate the...

Coca-Cola’s new Palapye depot keeps the refreshment coming

October 29 – Coca-Cola Beverages Botswana (CCBB) has boosted its capacity to keep the central and northern parts of the country refreshed with the opening of a new depot in Palapye. The new warehouse will improve customer service by...

Coca-Cola’s new Palapye depot keeps the refreshment coming

October 29 – Coca-Cola Beverages Botswana (CCBB) has boosted its capacity to keep the central and northern parts of the country refreshed with the opening of a new depot in Palapye. The new warehouse will improve customer service by...

Breast cancer awareness campaign gets refreshing boost from Voltic

October 25 – Coca-Cola Beverages Africa subsidiary Voltic helped to pump up Ghana’s breast cancer awareness drive with a donation of water to the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital in support of a month-long free breast screening exercise in October....

Coca-Cola helps to step up Covid-19 vaccination

KAMPALA, 22nd September 2021 – Coca-Cola Beverages Africa in Uganda and Uganda Breweries Limited, with the Private Sector Foundation of Uganda, have partnered with Kampala City Council Authority (KCCA) and the Ministry of Health to speed up COVID-19 Vaccination...

Transport Operators Drive Through Turmoil

Transportation Owners and Drivers critical to reaching customers in South Africa and across the border, learn from social unrest and economic crisis South Africa, 21 October 2021 – As South Africa grapples with the devastation of the pandemic and...

Support for Rural Waste Collection

Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa (CCBSA) partners with recycling company Matongoni to alleviate the waste problem in rural Limpopo communities South Africa, 15 October 2021 – Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa (CCBSA) has partnered with Matongoni Recycling Group to provide a...

Giving to Distressed Informal Traders

Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa (CCBSA) supports Gift of the Givers in rebuilding micro-enterprises affected by the pandemic and recent looting South Africa, 14 October 2021 – Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa (CCBSA) has donated R1.1 million to the Gift of...

Giving to Distressed Informal Traders

Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa (CCBSA) supports Gift of the Givers in rebuilding micro-enterprises affected by the pandemic and recent looting South Africa, 14 October 2021 – Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa (CCBSA) has donated R1.1 million to the Gift of...

Grabouw Saves Millions of Litres of Water

Project Lungisa, a partnership between the Theewaterskloof Municipality and CCBSA, builds skills and -supports the rehabilitation of water infrastructure to save an average of 88 million litres lost per month due to water leaks  South Africa, 12 October 2021...

Grabouw Saves Millions of Litres of Water

Project Lungisa, a partnership between the Theewaterskloof Municipality and CCBSA, builds skills and -supports the rehabilitation of water infrastructure to save an average of 88 million litres lost per month due to water leaks  South Africa, 12 October 2021...

Predator Energy, Liverpool FC ink Partnership Deal

Kampala, 8th October 2021 – Predator Energy, the Flagship Energy brand of Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (CCBA) in Uganda has inked a new partnership making Predator the official energy partner of the English Premier League’s Liverpool FC. Speaking about the...

Predator Energy, Liverpool FC ink Partnership Deal

Kampala, 8th October 2021 – Predator Energy, the Flagship Energy brand of Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (CCBA) in Uganda has inked a new partnership making Predator the official energy partner of the English Premier League’s Liverpool FC. Speaking about the...

Beaches and rivers in SA, Mozambique, Zambia and Namibia get new lease on life with clean-up campaigns

October 7 – Beaches and waterways in South Africa, Mozambique, Zambia and Namibia received a welcome freshening up on International Coastal and River Cleanup Day this year as teams of volunteers supported by Coca-Cola Beverages Africa sprang into action...

Beach Clean-Ups Transform Precious Coastal Ecology

South Africa 30 September 2021 – KwaZulu-Natal and Eastern Cape Beaches received a much-needed restoration when volunteers embarked on an annual widescale coastal clean-up sponsored by Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa (CCBSA) in partnership with local departments and community members....

Beach Clean-Ups Transform Precious Coastal Ecology

South Africa 30 September 2021 – KwaZulu-Natal and Eastern Cape Beaches received a much-needed restoration when volunteers embarked on an annual widescale coastal clean-up sponsored by Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa (CCBSA) in partnership with local departments and community members....

VIVO ENERGY UGANDA LAUNCHES PLASTIC WASTE COLLECTION INITIATIVE AT SHELL SERVICE STATIONS.

Kampala, Uganda – Wednesday 29th September 2021 Vivo Energy Uganda, the company that markets and distributes Shell-branded fuels and products, has today launched a new plastic waste collection initiative for the public, at its Shell service stations. This is...

Youth Make Business Work through Pandemic

Young participants in the Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa Bizniz in a Box initiative overcome challenges to grow their businesses South Africa, 09 September 2021 – Young participants in the Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa (CCBSA) Bizniz in a Box initiative...

Youth Make Business Work through Pandemic

Young participants in the Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa Bizniz in a Box initiative overcome challenges to grow their businesses South Africa, 09 September 2021 – Young participants in the Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa (CCBSA) Bizniz in a Box initiative...

Coca-Cola Beverages Africa Urges Private Sector Foundation of Uganda To Push For Favourable Trading Conditions

September 2, 2020 Namanve, Mukono – Coca-Cola Beverages Africa in Uganda has urged the Private Sector Foundation of Uganda (PSFU) to work harder with stakeholders like the government to create more favourable trading conditions in Uganda. During a courtesy...

Pioneering MD to take the reins at Coca-Cola Beverages Africa-Ghana

September 1 – Logistics wizard Flora Jika will be taking the helm at Voltic (GH) Limited, a subsidiary of Coca-Cola Beverages Africa, following her appointment as the new MD, taking over from Simon Everest, who is retiring at the...

Full cream ahead for CCBA’s $26 million dairy bottling plant

A $26 million investment in Coca-Cola Beverages Africa’s first dairy factory is in full flow and pumping out a total of 22 000 bottles per hour in Ghana as the bottler accelerates its evolution towards becoming a total beverages company....

Africa’s biggest Coca-Cola bottler raises the bar for water stewardship with 2030 strategy

With the arrival of World Water Week, Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (CCBA) is forging ahead with implementation of its 2030 Water Stewardship Strategy. The continent’s biggest bottler of Coca-Cola beverages has been laying the foundation to implement the Coca-Cola system’s...

Rotary Cancer Runners to keep Hydrated with Rwenzori Pure Natural Mineral Water.

Kampala. August 26, 2021. Coca-Cola Beverages Africa in Uganda has joined hands with Rotary Uganda as a sponsor of the 2021 Rotary Cancer Run slated for Sunday, 29th August. Coca-Cola Beverages Africa will hydrate the runners with 800 cartons...

Coca-Cola Beverages Africa in Uganda: supports economic recovery post-lockdown

-Equips 14 Kampala Stockists To Emerge Stronger Post COVID-19- Mukono. August 24, 2021 – Coca-Cola Beverages Africa in Uganda has called upon the Uganda Business Community to do more to support economic recovery post the COVID-19 lockdown. Hosting a...

Coca-Cola Beverages Africa Expands ‘World Without Waste’ Partnerships

-PET Waste Collection Agreements signed with FengHuang Plastics Industries and Aquila Investments Limited- Kampala, August 19, 2021 – Coca-Cola Beverages Africa in Uganda, through its Plastic Recycling Industries initiative (PRI), today expanded its World Without Waste partnerships in Uganda...

Women and youth get a helping hand to earn a living from CCBA Ethiopia

14 August – CCBA Ethiopia is helping women and youth to get back on their feet after the devastating impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the economy, creating employment and upgrading skills to open the door for more Ethiopians...

CCBSA exceeds targets to reach Level 1 B-BBEE

After a Level 4 score in 2020, SA’s largest Coca-Cola bottler catapults to the pinnacle of B-BBEE achievement Following a five-year journey of transformation, Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa (CCBSA) has now reached the coveted status of being a Level...

Investing in our continent’s youth is crucial for sustainable development

This International Youth Day, Africa needs to think about how it can embrace its large youth population for the benefit of the continent, says Jacques Vermeulen, Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (CCBA) CEO. Africa is often spoken of as being blessed...

Gauteng Informal Community Builds Itself Up

Revelations 21 partners with CCBSA over the years to create a consistent and meaningful investment that supports children and the elderly in the Devland informal community. South Africa, 04 August 2021 – Meaningful ongoing support from Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa...

Coca-Cola Beverages Africa and Genpact Partner to Transform Operations to Drive Competitive Growth

Genpact expands South Africa presence; leverages digital technology and analytics to help Coca-Cola Beverages Africa enhance efficiency in key operating functions, including finance, procurement, and data management JOHANNESBURG, South Africa and NEW YORK, August 2, 2021 – Coca-Cola Beverages...

Manufacturers applaud UNRA on Kampala – Jinja Road Works

MANUFACTURERS, led by Coca-Cola Beverages Africa in Uganda (Century and Rwenzori Bottling Companies), today applauded the Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) on commencing the long-awaited maintenance works on the Kampala–Jinja highway.  Starting at the famed Coca-Cola Namanve and Kigunga...

Coca-Cola Kwanza donates school desks worth 10 million

Coca-Cola Kwanza Ltd on Friday donated 100 School desks to Mbeya Rural District in the Mbeya Region, in an initiative intended to support government’s efforts towards improvement learning environment in rural areas. A subsidiary of Coca-Cola Beverages Africa’s donation...

Manufacturers applaud UNRA on Kampala – Jinja Road Works

MANUFACTURERS,ledbyCoca-ColaBeveragesAfricainUganda(CenturyandRwenzoriBottlingCompanies),todayapplaudedtheUgandaNationalRoadsAuthority(UNRA)oncommencingthelong-awaitedmaintenanceworksontheKampala–Jinjahighway.StartingatthefamedCoca-ColaNamanveandKigungasections,the72kmroadmaintenanceworkswillrestoreseverelydistressedpartsofthetradecriticalroad.ThefullroadsmaintenanceprojectstretchesfromthejunctiontoKatalimaroadattheNakawa‘Spear’crossroads,andcontinueseastwardsthroughBweyogerere,Seeta,Mukono,andLugazitoendinJinja.Commentingonthecommencementoftheworks,Coca-ColaBeveragesAfricaGeneralManager,MelkamuAbebe,saidthesoftdrinksbeveragescompanyemployeescouldfinallystopbeinganxiousoverthestateoftheroad.“WethankUNRAandGovernmentofUgandaforrespondingtoourpleas.Thestateoftheroadpresentedverymanyriskstoouremployeesandtothegeneralpublic–thedustwasahealthandinfectionrisktothethousandsofemployeesworkinginNamanve.Besidesthat,thetrafficoftencreatedroadaccidentrisks,”hesaid.InamessagetoUNRAExecutiveDirectorAllenKagina,AbebecommendedUNRAforrestoringinvestorconfidenceandforeasingbusinesslogistics.“Theroadworkswillenableus,andotherbusinesses,togotomarketeasiertoservetheeconomy,whichenablesustomakeourtaxcontributions.ThosesametaxcontributionsarewhatUNRAusestokeepourroadsingoodrepair,hencegivingusconfidencethatbeingcomplianttaxpayersmakesadifferencetothecommunitiesinwhichweoperate,”headded.UNRAExecutiveDirector,AllenKagina,thankedthemanufacturersforbeingpatientwiththeprocurementprocessforthemaintenancework.“Coca-Colaisoneofthelargesttaxpayersinthecountry,employingalargenumberofUgandansandsupportingmanyothersthroughtheirbusiness.Itwasimportantforustoenabletheirsuccessandthatofothermanufacturersintheindustrialparkbyprovidingworldclassroadinfrastructure.WecanpledgethatinUNRAthemanufacturershaveadependablepartner,”shesaid.Kaginaalsoconductedanight-timeinspectionoftheroadworksandthankedtheengineeringteamforschedulingthemaintenanceduringoff-peakhoursinordernottodisrupttrafficflowsontheKampala-JinjaHighway.“Iampleasedthattheteamputthisintoconsiderationandchosetoworkatnightduringcurfewhours.ThisisfurtherevidencethatUNRAissensitivetotheneedsandcomfortofthepublicandourbusinesscommunity,”sheadded.TheKampalaJinjahighwayisinternationalroad,ofnationalstrategicimportanceandpartoftheNorthernCorridorRouteusedbytransittrafficwithintheEastAfricanregionnamelyKenya,UgandaandDemocraticRepublicofCongoandRwanda.Theroadmaintenanceworkswillinclude:i)Shoulderreworkingatvarioussections;ii)ReconstructionoftheKyambogojunction;iii)Fullwidthrepairofruttingandseverecrocodilecrackingatvarioussections;iv)Potholerepairs;v)Replacingdamagedasphaltvi)DrainageImprovementswhichincludetheconstructionof;NewBoxculvertsandconcretepipecrossculvertlocations;Stonepitcheddrains;Concreteliningcomprisingofcoveredrectangularandopentrapezoidaldrains;andBuriedpipeculvertsinsidedrains.Mostoftheprojectworkswillbedoneduringthenight(6pmto6am),andaccordingtoUNRA,thisistolimittheimpactontrafficflow.Astheworksprogress,UNRAisalivetotheintermittenttrafficinterruptionsatspecificconstructionsites.UNRAacknowledgestheobviousinconveniencetheseinterruptionscauseandextendsanapologytothepublic.UNRAappealstothepublictocontinueobservingthetrafficmanagementguidelinesthathavebeenputinplacetoenhancesafety,enablesmoothflowoftrafficandavoidaccidents.//ENDFormoreinformationcontact:UNRA Phone+256 414 318 111+256 312 233 100+256 414 318 000Toll Free Lines0800 100 8110800 100 812WhatsApp Line+256714651187Email -info@unra.go.ugCoca-Cola Beverages Africa in UgandaEmail:PACUganda@ccbagroup.com

Groundwater projects touch thousands of homes

By the end of June, the Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa (CCBSA) Coke Ville groundwater community water project had reached over 10 000 homes, just shy of its target of reaching 12 000 homes by the end of 2021. South Africa, 07...

Youth Farmers Overcome Pandemic

South Africa, 01 July 2021 – Despite the devastating impact of the pandemic on many sectors, young black farmers have shown their mettle by not only surviving, but producing a bumper crop, with signs of strong growth. Two of...

County Government of Nyeri Partners with Coca-Cola on an Initiative to Empower Youth to Start Businesses

June 29, 2021: Coca-Cola Central, East and West Africa Ltd together with its bottling partners Coca-Cola Beverages Africa-Kenya and Almasi Beverages Limited and the County Government of Nyeri have today launched the ‘Kuza Kazi’ project to harness the power...

COCA-COLA UNVEILS NEW CLEAR LOOK FOR SPRITE TO ENHANCE PLASTIC COLLECTION AND RECYCLING

Nairobi, June 25, 2021 – The Coca-Cola system in Kenya has today unveiled a new iconic look of its leading sparkling soft drink Sprite. The lemon-lime flavored Sprite will now be packaged in a clear PET (polyethylene terephthalate) plastic...

INHOUSE PALLET PRODUCTION – A SUCCESSFUL CASE OF COST MANAGEMENT BY CCBA UGANDA

Five years ago, the Government of Uganda passed the “Buy Uganda Build Uganda policy” in response to the Private Sector’s plea to promote practices that encourage the consumption of locally produced products. The success of this policy was hinged...

CCBSA provides R4.2 million towards Youth Bursary scheme

South Africa, 18 June 2021 – Young South Africans are seizing opportunities presented to them, with the support of the Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa (CCBSA) Bursary Programme which has been extended for another year in 2021. This is especially...

Coca-Cola Beverages Africa, Boundless Minds Target 1,000 Youth For Second In-take of the ‘Elevate’ Youth Mentorship Program

1,000 youth are set to benefit from the Elevate 2.0 mentorship program launched today by Coca-Cola Beverages Africa in Uganda in partnership with Boundless Minds. Launched in 2020 following a Government directive to close all schools as a measure...

Enterprise Development Defies Third Wave

South Africa, 09 June 2021 – Even as South Africa tightens Covid-19 restrictions in anticipation of a third wave of the pandemic, Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa (CCBSA) has reaffirmed its commitment to its logistics network by hosting the annual...

CCBA works with Nakasero National Blood Bank to donate blood.

June 8, 2021. Kampala, Uganda – Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (CCBA) in Uganda along with the National Blood Bank and Kampala Rotary Club, Munyonyo, will be engaging in the annual blood donation drive where Ugandans are encouraged to give blood...

Soft drink manufacturers partner to mark World Environment Day

07 June 2021 Dar es Salaam. One plastic and six soft drink manufacturers under Petco Tanzania came together on this year’s World Environment Day for beach cleanup and plastic waste management awareness at Coco-Beach in Dar es Salaam, an...

Coke bottler celebrates World Environment Day in Olympic style

Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (CCBA) has at least 186 reasons to celebrate World Environment Day – that’s how many Olympic-sized swimming pools could be filled with the amount of water the company saved last year by cutting down on the...

CCBA toasts Africa Day and fifth anniversary since merger

Africa Day coincides with a big milestone for Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (CCBA) this year, as the company celebrates its fifth birthday as the biggest Coca-Cola bottler on the continent, with a growing contribution to economic growth and shared prosperity....

The Coca-Cola Company and Coca-Cola Beverages Africa Announce Plans for Initial Public Offering for Bottler

ATLANTA and JOHANNESBURG, April 19, 2021 – The Coca-Cola Company and Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (CCBA) today announced plans to list CCBA as a publicly traded company. The Coca-Cola Company intends to sell a portion of its shareholding in CCBA...

The Coca-Cola Foundation helps millions on the continent with access to clean water

Six million Africans in more than 4 000 communities across 41 countries have gained improved access to clean water thanks to the work of The Coca-Cola Foundation in a programme called the Replenish Africa Initiative (RAIN). RAIN improves community...

Community Gets Innovative Facelift

Reliable access to good safe water is essential to life, nature, and the health of our communities. Across the world, approximately 1.9 billion people live in potentially water-scarce areas. South Africa is regarded as the 30th most water scarce...

Groundwater harvesting systems launched in the Eastern Cape

Residents of Dala and Daberha villages in the Ngcobo town of the Chris Hani District Municipality, as well as citizens of Bolotwa, located in Queenstown, in the Eastern Cape are set to receive a much-needed boost in their water...

Global Recycling Day calls on us to work together for a World Without Waste

Jacques Vermeulen Along with its devastating human and economic costs, the COVID-19 pandemic has put renewed focus on sustainability. The experience of mass human vulnerability to the accidents of nature has reminded us of the need to live in...

Coca-Cola Kwanza Support Government’s Efforts on lifting Education Sector in Rural Areas by Donating Desks worth Tanzania Shillings 10m/- to Prime Minister Majaliwa.

Coca-Cola Kwanza Ltd on Saturday donated 100 desks to Ruangwa District in the Lindi Region, an initiative intended to back government’s efforts towards improvement of the Education Sector in rural areas. A subsidiary of Coca-Cola Beverages Africa’s donation worth...

Coca-Cola Kwanza Backs Government Efforts to Improve Learning Environment by Donating Desks Worth Tanzania Shillings 10m/-

Coca-Cola Kwanza Ltd on Saturday donated 100 desks to Kibiti District in the Coast Region, an initiative intended to support government efforts towards improvement of learning. A subsidiary of Coca-Cola Beverages Africa donation worth Sh10 million that was received...

CCBSA triples the size of its employee share ownership scheme

CCBSA’s B-BBEE ownership will be increased to a revised 20% target, with a significant worker ownership component. “This updated agreement will result in employees increasing their current holding of around 5% in CCBSA to an approximate 15% shareholding in...

COCA-COLA ENHANCES CONSUMER ACCESS TO ITS BEVERAGES WITH A HOME DELIVERY SERVICE

The Coca-Cola system partners in Kenya have today launched a new home delivery service ‘DialACoke.com’ that will provide consumers with access to its range of beverages from the comfort of their home, office, business premises or whatever location they...

Men of Honour inspire Activism

South Africans are becoming increasingly distraught by the seemingly rampant scourge of gender-based violence. As the world marks 16 Days of Activism, Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa (CCBSA) MD, Velaphi Ratshefola discusses how a different approach, focusing on healing men’s...

The Coca-Cola System in Kenya, in partnership with like-minded institutions: County Government of Laikipia; Women Enterprise Fund (WEF); Absa; and Amref Health Africa in Kenya have today launched an initiative to support small and micro business outlets across the...

THE Coca-Cola System commits KSHS 125 Million to Kenya’s economic & environmental recovery from COVID-19

Here are some of the ways Kenya has launched an initiative to support small and micro business outlets across the country to recover and reopen after the COVID-19 impact

CCBSA rolls out Sixteen Bizniz in a Box container businesses in the West Rand

Gauteng, 07th October 2020 – As the South African economy continues to steadily reopen, Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa (CCBSA) has rolled out sixteen township shipping container businesses in Merafong Municipality, Gauteng. This forms part of the company’s Youth Empowerment...

WASTE RECLAIMERS SAFETY PRIORITISED

At a handover ceremony held at the Brixton Church on Monday, 28 September 2020, Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa (CCBSA) donated gadgets, personal protective equipment (PPE) and other vital essentials to inner city-based waste reclaimers. In an investment amounting to...

CCBSA handing over state-of-the art trolleys to Durban beachfront hawkers

As part of its journey to transform its supply chain, Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa (CCBSA) is handing over 35 state-of-the art cool drink trolleys to Durban beachfront hawkers. The outlay, a partnership with the Ethekwini Municipality, forms part of...

The Coca-Cola System commits USD 17m across Africa in response to COVID-19

Here are some of the ways we are helping those most vulnerable, preventing the spread of the virus and contributing to the recovery of local economies

How the Coca-Cola system is responding to Corona virus

Here are some of the ways we are protecting our employees and serving our communities and customers.

CCBSA supplier transformation R2 billion ahead of target

CCBSA announced that it has already transformed R3.9 billion of preferential procurement to black suppliers ahead of the company’s end 2020 target.

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