Prices of soft drinks rise amid FX woes, inflationary pressure

Prices of soft drinks are on the rise as the industry continues to grapple with the fallout from macroeconomic headwinds induced by the drop in oil price. Nigerian Bottling Company (NBC), the More »

How brewers are selling beer with folklore

As Nigeria’s recession deepens and consumers pockets are squeezed, majority of those still drinking have shifted their beer preferences to value or low cost brands. Nigerian Breweries Plc, the country’s leading brewer More »

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Coca-Cola, NBC shine at 2018 SERAS Awards

Coca-Cola Nigeria Ltd and its sister company, the Nigerian Bottling Company Ltd (NBC) have emerged winners at the 12th Annual Sustainability, Enterprise Responsibility (SERAS) Awards. Coca-Cola won the best company in the Good Health and Well-being Category.

The company was recognised for its Safe Birth Initiative (SBI), aimed at tackling the high rate of maternal and newborn deaths in Nigeria.

Star Lager to host 2018 ‘One Lagos Fiesta’

Star Lager beer, the flagship beer brand of Nigerian Breweries Plc, has revealed plans to round up the year in conjunction with the Lagos State Government at its Yuletide revue, One Lagos Fiesta, which is set to hold from 24th December to the early hours of 1st January, 2019.

The event which is billed to attract top Nigerian artists cutting across all genres, including Olamide, Teni, Real, Humblesmith, Ayuba, Osupa among others and over two million direct participants are expected to take part in this year’s event.

FG, UNITAR, Guinness renew partnership to reduce accidents, deaths

The Federal Government, yesterday, renewed the three-year partnership agreement with the United Nations Institute for Training and Research, UNITAR and Diageo, parent company of Guinness Nigeria, aimed at reducing deaths and injuries through accidents in Nigeria.

The agreement was signed on behalf of Nigeria by the Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi, while Mr. Baker Magunda, Managing Director of Guinness Nigeria and Mr. Nikil Seth, Executive Director, UNITAR, signed for the various organizations.

Enugu State Government lauds NBC on Youth Empowerment Scheme

The Enugu State Government has commended the management of the Nigerian Bottling Company Limited (NBC) for its commitment to social-economic well-being of the nation, especially where it relates to the area of youth empowerment aimed at reducing high unemployment rate in the country.

Cowbellpedia 2018 Mathematics Champions ends with winners from Ogun, Rivers States

A flag of fame was raised for Ogun and Rivers States last weekend following a spectacular performance by their representatives who beat all competitors to be crowned junior and senior champions of the 2018 Cowbellpedia Secondary Schools Mathematics Television Quiz Show.

Akinfoluhan Akinleye of The Ambassadors College, Ota, Ogun State pulled a total of 90 points at the junior category, while Chinedu Mgbemena of Graceland International School, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, emerged the senior category winner.

Nigerian Breweries, FRSC Hold Mega Rally on “Don’t Drink and Drive” Campaign in Lagos

Following the successful mega rally of the 11th edition of the Don’t Drink and Drive campaign in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, Nigerian Breweries and the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) held another mega rally on road safety in Lagos, as part of efforts aimed at ensuring reduction in road accidents.

Coca-Cola, FG partner to launch N4bn ‘Safe Birth Initiative’ to tackle high infant mortality and maternal rates

The Coca-Cola Company has partnered the Federal Government to launch an initiative worth N4bn to address the country’s high infant mortality and maternal rates.

The initiative tagged ‘Safe Birth initiative’ (SBI), which is also done in conjunction with the Office of the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Medshare International Inc, a non-Governmental organisation donated four units of 40’ foot shipping containers of life-saving medical equipment for the inaugural project to the National Hospital, Abuja.

Nigerian Bottling Company discontinues use of eco-unfriendly trucks

The Nigerian Bottling Company, makers of Coca-Cola soft drinks, said it has phased out trucks considered not to be friendly to the ozone layer.

The soft drinks giant stated that the decision to phase out such trucks that could pollute the atmosphere through the emission of ozone depleting fumes was in line with the company’s continued implementation of its corporate social responsibility content.

Lagos prepares to welcome Beer lovers to 2018 Edition of ‘Nigeria Beer Festival’

The Lagos State Government is putting finishing touches to welcoming beer lovers to the second edition of the Nigeria Beer Festival set to begin on Thursday, 25 October through 31 October 2018. The event organisers have promised to make the week-long event a memorable experience for attendees.

Kelvin Oduntan shakes up Nigerian Special at World Class Global Competition in Berlin

Kelvin Oduntan, World Class Nigeria Winner represented Nigeria at the just concluded World Class Global Competition in Berlin, Germany. The contest attracted 56 of the finest bartenders from across the world vying for the title of Bartender of the Year.

Known for his traditional style which he expresses through his fashion and mixology, Kelvin stayed true to his roots by delivering a truly Nigerian spin to the classic cocktail, Dutch Mule. Instead of the usual ginger beer, his recipe combined ginger-infused palm wine and lime juice with the meticulous sophistication of Ketel One Vodka. His serve was very well received by the audience in Berlin who kept coming back to experience the original Nigerian Mule.