Guinness Nigeria unveils new PET bottles for its APNADs as it commissions new N6.5bn PET plant

Guinness Nigeria Plc has announced the launch of its Adult Premium Non-Alcoholic Drinks (APNADs) in new PET bottles.

The announcement was made in Lagos recently by the company’s Managing Director, Mr. Peter Ndegwa, at the commissioning of the company’s N6.5bn PET bottles plant.

Mr. Ndegwa stated that one of the strategies adopted by the company is to work with local artists in the community to recycle used PET bottles into fascinating art works thereby eliminating plastic wastes.

“As responsible corporate citizens, we are also aware of the dangers plastic pose to our environment, so we have already put in place measures to ensure we protect the environment.

“We will be working with local artists to recycle used PET bottles into fascinating art works. This partnership with local artists is just one of our many initiatives to reduce our environmental impacts well as join the global movement to advance sustainable development,” he added.

(R – L) Peter Ndegwa, Managing Director Guinness Nigeria Plc speaking to the press at the launch of Guinness Nigeria’s new PET bottles for APNADs in Lagos; Viola Graham-Douglas, Corporate Relations Director, Guinness Nigeria PLC; Omatsola Barrow, Commercial Director, Guinness Nigeria PLC

(L- R) Omotola Bamigbaiye, Marketing Manager, Adult Premium Non-Alcoholic Drinks; Viola Graham-Douglas, Corporate Relations Director, Guinness Nigeria PLC; Peter Ndegwa, Managing Director Guinness Nigeria, PLC; Omatsola Barrow, Commercial Director, Guinness Nigeria PLC; Jody Samuels-Ike, Marketing Director, APNADs, Lager & Consumer Connections, Innovation, Guinness Nigeria PLC, at the APNAD PET Bottle Media Launch that took place at the weekend, at the Guinness Nigeria Factory, Lagos.

In support of this, he said the company recently signed an MoU with Wecyclers; a profit social enterprise that promotes environmental sustainability, socioeconomic development and community health in support of our waste management agenda.”

At the ceremony to unveil the new PET bottles, the company’s MD explained that the new formats for the APNADs – Malta Guinness Classic, Dubic malt and Orijin Zero were introduced to provide alternatives for the teeming consumers of the brands.

“We recognise that our consumers are always on the move and so these portable PET bottles will provide a convenient means for our consumers to enjoy their Malta Guinness, Dubic Malt and Orijin Zero on-the-go.

He added that the new PET bottle format has been produced with quality standards which the company is noted for.

The Marketing Manager, APNADs, Omotola Bamigbaiye, who gave the closing remarks at the event said: “Although the non-alcoholic drinks have been unveiled in new PET bottles; the great taste, nourishing vitamins of Malta Guinness, Dubic Malt and Orijin Zero will remain the same and the new PET bottles will be available to consumers in shops nationwide” she said.

The PET bottles were officially unveiled following a media tour of the Guinness Brewery in Ogba, Lagos.

The new offering will be available in 33cl.

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