Ethiopian water bottling company ventures into the UK market

ETHIOPIA – Garanba Bottling, a subsidiary of B&C Aluminum Plc that bottles South Spring Water in Ethiopia, has closed a deal with a UK-based company to export US$1m worth of bottled water to England. Garanba […]

New water bottling company in Ethiopia joins the burgeoning Industry

ETHIOPIA – Kefeta Spring Water, a new water bottling company in Ethiopia has joined the competitive industry with an investment of 62 million Br (US$1.9m) and partial financing from The Development Bank of Ethiopia (DBE). […]

Ethiopian Risiq Group ventures into water bottling, juice processing business

ETHIOPIA – Risiq Group, with investments primarily in the Food and Beverage Sector, automotive dealership, import-export and construction sectors in Ethiopia has set up a mango juice processing and water bottling business with an investment […]

Ethiopian firm invests US$20m in two water bottling plants

ETHIOPIA – A local Ethiopian investment firm, Gold Group has built two water bottling plants in separate parts of Oromia Regional State, Southern Ethiopia worth 600 million Br (US$20m) investment. Gold Group has set up […]

Drinks Cubed launches mineral water in SIG’s recyclable packaging in the UK

UK – Drinks Cubed has launched a premium mineral water, Water Cubed, in SIG’s combidome carton bottle, accelerating the UK start-up’s ambitions of becoming the lowest carbon footprint drinks brand by 2022. According to SIG, […]

European drinking water cooler organisations mull potential merger

EUROPE – The British Water Cooler Association (BWCA) and the European Drinking Water Cooler Association (EDWCA) are considering a potential merger to form a combined trade association, according to FoodBev. The merger which is expected […]