Coca-Cola Beverages Africa acquires majority stake in Eswatini bottler

ESWATINI – Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (CCBA) has acquired 60 percent shareholding in  the soft drinks business of Eswatini Beverages. The non-alcoholic ready-to-drink business in Eswatini, in which the remaining 40 percent is owned by Sovereign […]

Coca-Cola to sell Nairobi regional headquarters facility, relocates to new office

KENYA – Multinational beverage giant, Coca-Cola is set to sell its facility in Nairobi, Kenya which served as the company’s East and Central Africa headquarters. Located in Upperhill in Nairobi, the three-storey complex covering 116,350 […]

Coca-Cola launches solar power system in Namibia to strengthen green energy sourcing

NAMIBIA – Coca-Cola Namibia Bottling Company (CCNBC), subsidiary of Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (CCBA) has installed 1740 solar panels and nine solar inverters in its facility as part of its ambitions to explore green energy sourcing. […]

Coca-Cola commissions US$10m bottled water production line in Uganda

UGANDA – Leading soft beverage manufacturer, Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (CCBA), has commissioned a US$10 million Rwenzori Pure Natural Water production line in Namanve Industrial park, Central Region of Uganda. Speaking during the event, Van Niekerk […]

Coca-Cola halts plans to refranchise African bottling unit, retains majority stake

SOUTH AFRICA – Multinational beverage giant, The Coca-Cola Company, has unveiled that it would retain its majority stake in South African-based Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (CCBA) as talks to find a bottling partner(s) could not be […]

Coca Cola gets regulatory approval to acquire Zambia’s Fairy Bottling

ZAMBIA – Coca Cola Beverages Africa (CCBA), the largest Coca-Cola bottler on the continent has announced that it has received the regulatory approval to acquire Zambia’s leading soft drinks manufacturer, Fairy Bottling Zambia Limited, reports […]

Coca-Cola Beverages Africa appoints Jacques Vermeulen new group CEO

SOUTH AFRICA – Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (CCBA), the largest Coca-Cola bottler in Africa has announced the appointment of Jacques Vermeulen as the group’s new Chief Executive Officer, effective December 1, 2018. He succeeds Doug Jackson, […]