Beverage manufacturers in Nigeria solarise processing facilities, cut on carbon emissions

NIGERIA – Nigerian beverage companies are going green with Big Bottling Company (BBC) completing the installation of a solar power plant at its factory in Ogun State, while Nigerian Breweries has officially launched its Ibadan brewery solar power system. The Big Bottling Company, producer of Big Cola, Big Orange, and other popular soft beverages in the country, has put up a 950kW solar system. The power plant set up on the company’s factory rooftop was installed by Starsight Energy, the leading African Commercial and Industrial (“C&I”) solar power provider. According…

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Big Bottling Company Nigeria: Investing in a new bottling line to grow Nigeria’s soft drinks industry

The soft beverages industry in Nigeria is bigger than any other market in Africa. The Big Bottling Company is investing in the country to tap into this vast opportunity, where competition is stiff, and challenges abound. In this interview with the company’s CEO Prahlad Gangadharan, we discuss the prospects and future of the company.

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