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Court orders NAFDAC to compel NBC to warn consumers against drinking Fanta, Sprite with Vitamin C

A Lagos High court in Igbosere, on Monday ordered the National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) to compel the Nigerian Bottling Company Limited (“NBC”), producers of Fanta and Sprite soft drinks to include health warnings on its label which says that the drinks cannot be taken with Vitamin C.

According to a report in The Nation Newspaper, Justice Adedayo Oyebanji made the order while delivering a judgement on a case brought before it by a Lagos businessman, Dr. Emmanuel Fijabi Adebo of Fijabi Adebo Holdings Ltd against NBC and NAFDAC.

NBC wins National Productivity Order of Merit Award

Nigerian Bottling Company Limited (NBC), bottler of the famed Coca-Cola soft drinks in Nigeria has been honoured with the prestigious National Productivity Order of Merit Award (NPOM) by his Excellency, Muhammadu Buhari, President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

The Award ceremony which took place on 21 February, 2017 in Abuja was part of the 16th National Productivity Day Celebration themed ‘Productivity for Sustainable Entrepreneurship and Employment’.

NBC awards trucks to distributor partners in Abeokuta

Nigerian Bottling Company Limited (“NBC”), bottlers of Coca-Cola products in Nigeria has given out nine distribution trucks to its distributing partners in Abeokuta, Ogun State. The distributing partners received the trucks during a presentation ceremony organized by NBC directors in December 2016 at the company’s depot in Abeokuta.

The company said the initiative was part of its plan to grow, develop and satisfy the market in a more efficient and sustainable way.

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 biggest soft drinks maker in Nigeria and bottler of the famed Coca-Cola brand have raised its prices across the board as it continues to battle macroeconomic challenges such as continued naira devaluation, inflation and higher input cost of imported raw materials.

NBC builds youth Centre for Irete community in Owerri

As part of its commitment to youth and community empowerment, non-alcoholic beverage manufacturing giant, Nigerian Bottling Company Limited (NBC), has donated a Youth Centre to Irete community, in Owerri, Imo State. The handing-over ceremony of the newly constructed NBC/Irete Youth Centre took place at Umuoyo Village, Irete, Owerri, Imo State on January 8, 2017.

Fire engulfs Coca-Cola depot in Uyo; Goods worth millions at risk

The Uyo depot of the Nigerian Bottling Company, makers of Coca-Cola, Fanta and Sprite was on Wednesday engulfed in flames with goods worth millions of naira at risk of being lost.

An eye witness, Mr. Charles Ekong, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the fire started from where the pallets are kept and soon spread to the entire packaging area.

NBC marks 65th Anniversary with assurances of more investments

Nigerian Bottling Company (NBC), bottlers of the famed Coca-Cola brand in Nigeria stated its commitment to sustained investment in the country as it celebrated its 65th Year Anniversary.

The assurance was made on 7th December, at an event with stakeholders marking the company’s anniversary. The engagement was part of various events organized by the company to commemorate its historic milestone and themed, ‘Celebrating a Tradition of Excellence’.

Coca-Cola partners Lagos State Youth Ministry, renovates Gbagada Youth Centre

As part of its social responsibility to youth development and healthy living, Coca-Cola Nigeria Limited has partnered with the Lagos State Ministry for Youth and Social Development to remodel the Gbagada Youth Sport/Skill Acquisition Centre.

The company made this known at a meeting held with stakeholders at the Gbagada Youth Sport/Skill Acquisition Centre, Gbagada, Lagos on Monday, 7th November, 2016.

Coca-Cola HBC revenue dips 2% in Q3; company remains confident in meeting full year target

Coca-Cola HBC AG reported its third quarter results on Thursday, with net sales revenue falling 1.9% to €1.74bn ($1.92bn), down from €1.77bn in the prior year. Total volumes declined 1% to 571.6m cases versus 577m cases in the previous year quarter.

Nigerian Bottling Company commissions Community Centre in Owa, Enugu

Nigerian Bottling Company (NBC), the bottler of Coca-Cola products in Nigeria has built and commissioned a community centre in Ogwofia Owa community in Ezeagu Local Government Area of Enugu State. The commissioning which took place on 19th October was attended by top State Government officials, community leaders and various youth and women groups.