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 and Costa launch ready-to-drink Costa Coffee

UK – Coca-Cola and Costa have launched a chilled ready-to-drink (RTD) Costa Coffee, the first product since Coca-Cola acquired the coffee company earlier this year. The coffee product is set to debut in the UK […]

CCBA to buy stakes in Kenya’s Coca-Cola franchise bottlers in a US$192.5m valuation

KENYA – Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (CCBA) is set to acquire unknown stakes in two Kenyan Coca-Cola franchise bottlers from public investment company, Centum Investments. Centum, which operates as an affiliate of the Kenyan government-owned Industrial […]

Coca-Cola Beverages Africa appoints Xavi Selga as new head of Kenya unit

KENYA – Coca-Cola Beverages Africa has appointed its long-serving Coca-Cola executive, Xavi Selga, as the new managing director for Kenya, Mayotte and Comoros. Mr Selga takes over from Daryl Wilson, who has been appointed to […]

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. […]

Efficient and harmonised food regulatory systems key to growth of food industry – AFMASS EA delegates

KENYA – Stakeholders in the food industry have underscored the importance of harmonised and efficient food safety regulatory systems towards realising growth of the sector. Speaking during a three day conference which brought together food […]

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, PepsiCo, Danone among founding members of China Food Tech Hub

CHINA – China-based startup accelerator and venture capital firm Bits x Bites has launched the China Food Tech Hub, with Coca-Cola, PepsiCo, General Mills and Danone being among the ten founding members. Other members include […]

Coca-Cola East & Central Africa appoints new regional head

AFRICA – Coca-Cola East & Central Africa has appointed Phillipine Mtikitiki as new General Manager in charge of regional operations, effective June 1 Ms Mtikitiki will take over from Ahmed Rady who has been appointed General Manager […]

Fonterra and Coca-Cola in strategic alliance to grow in Southeast Asia

ASIA – The world’s soft drinks giant, Coca-Cola and New Zealand’s dairy co-operative, Fonterra have entered into a strategic alliance to capitalize on the growing dairy and beverages market in Southeast Asia. The companies are […]