GHANA – The Cola-Cola Bottling Company of Ghana (TCCBCG) has been named the “Bottling Company of the Year” and the “Beverage Manufacturing Company of the Year (non-alcoholic)” at the Ghana Manufacturing Awards held in Accra on May 24.

It recommends the Coca-Cola bottler for achieving sustainable growth, becoming once again, the best beverage company in Ghana and one of Africa’s leading Coca-Cola system.

The company, part of Equatorial Coca-Cola Bottling Company Group has won the two awards for the second time in a row, according to GNA.

The awards bring together key players in the manufacturing industry with the objective of rewarding outstanding achievements from local and international companies, institutions and individuals in the industry.

An independent advisory board carries out the selection after a complex assessment process that involves analysis of the information submitted by participating members, groups or companies.

“The honour bestowed on us simply testifies to our quest for continuous improvement and commitment to delivering on our promise of providing a total beverage system for the people of Ghana.

We are overly excited to be duly recognized.

Our footprints are certainly indelible, cheers to Ghana, Cheers to the Coke family!” said Seth Adu-Baah, Managing Director of the Coca-Cola Bottling Company of Ghana.

Coca-Cola Ghana has been winning big on sustainability when it was granted Coca-Cola Eurasia & Africa Group President’s Environmental Award for Most Improved Energy Use Plant in 2010.

It was commended for being the most effective in energy use per product produced and in limiting their carbon footprint.

The beverage giant has had impressive marketing efforts at maintaining the top spot in the soft drinks market segment in Ghana.

It has seen breakthroughs through its outdoor advert for the marketing campaign ‘Share a Coke’, (voted the “Outdoor Advert of the Year” in Ghana) saw Coke calling out to Ghanaians through their local names to share, in the long run, saw Coca Cola’s market appeal being reinforced.