Tag Archives: The Nigerian Bottling Company

Coca-Cola to become Official Sponsor of Nigerian Football Federation

Coca-Cola Nigeria and the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) on Wednesday announced a partnership which will see the soft drinks giant become an official sponsor of all the country’s national teams.

The NFF made the announcement at the official signing ceremony which took place at the Eko Hotel & Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos.

Coca-Cola Nigeria trains Internally Displaced Women to start small scale businesses

Coca-Cola Nigeria Limited said it has provided 50 Internally Displaced (IDP) women with quality personal development and small business appreciation training as part of its 5by20 Women Economic Empowerment Initiative.

At a two-day programme tagged ‘IDP Women Value Chain Integration Programme’ held at Sesor Empowerment Foundation training complex in Igbo-Efon, Lekki, Lagos, on the 18th and 19th December 2017, the women were provided with adequate training that will enable them to start their respective small-scale businesses.

Schweppes Novida unveiled in Nigeria

Schweppes Novida Pineapple, a product of the Coca-Cola Company was recently launched in Lagos on 15th December 2017 amid fanfare.

The brand threw an extravagant, classy black carpet party headlined by music crooner DBanj, which also had performances from Ayo Drums and very lively, classic tunes from Godwin the violinist.

The new variant of Schweppes is a fruity flavoured Non-alcoholic malt beverage. According to the brand handlers, Novida means New Life in Portuguese.

Coca-Cola Nigeria to empower 15,000 youths in 2018

Coca-Cola Nigeria has said it will empower 15,000 youths in 2018 through its youth empowerment and personal development initiatives.

The Director, Legal, Public Affairs and Communications, Nigerian Bottling Company, Sade Morgan, made this known while speaking at a press conference in Lagos on Monday.

She said the vision of Coca-Cola was to impart over 100,000 youths with entrepreneurship and employability skills.

Striking workers in Food and Beverage sector suspend strike following mediation by Labour Ministry

Workers in the nation’s food and beverage sector called-off their strike on Wednesday following an intervention by the Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment to mediate between the warring groups.

The strike which began on Monday when members of the Food, Beverage and Tobacco Senior Staff Association (FOBTOB) downed their tools to protest their inability to reach a new collective agreement on wages and other fringe benefits with the employer’s association, the Association of Food, Beverage and Tobacco Employers (AFBTE). Members of FOBTOB were seeking among other things an upward review of their salaries by 20% instead of the 14% agreed to by AFBTE.

Scottish firm Edrington introduces its premium spirits brands to Nigeria

Edrington, a Scottish-based spirits firm with a wide range of internationally known premium brands has partnered Premium Spirits Nigeria (“PSN”) to enter the Nigerian market.

Premium Spirits Nigeria is a business division of the Nigerian Bottling Company Limited (NBC) set up to grow and manage its premium spirits consumer category.

Coca-Cola unveils three new variants of Five Alive juice

Coca-Cola launched three new variants of its popular Five Alive Fruit Juice in Lagos on Tuesday. The soft drinks and juice maker advised Nigerians to reduce their sugar consumption and adhere to a healthy lifestyle.

While introducing the new variants to the media, Coca-Cola Marketing Manager, Stills and Flavours, Gbolahan Sanni, said that consuming more fruits daily either by eating or drinking makes one healthy. Consequently, Coca-Cola Ltd has introduced drinks with more natural content to the market.

Coca-Cola Nigeria unveils 50cl Eva Twist Bottle

Coca-Cola Nigeria has announced the launch of a 50cl Eva Twist Bottled Water as it seeks to bolster its presence in the market.

The soft drinks maker noted that the new bottle uses 18% less plastic which is in furtherance of its commitment to secure a friendly environment as well as serving consumers better. All up till now, Coca-Cola Eva bottled water only came in 75cl plastic bottles.

Soft drinks probe: House panel accuses NAFDAC of compromise and failure to perform duty

The House of Representatives ad hoc committee investigating the production and distribution of soft drinks manufactured by the Nigerian Bottling Company (NBC) and other soft drinks producers in the country accused the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) of compromise and failing in its duties to live up to its responsibility.

NECA asks members to decline invitation to Public hearing on soft drinks

The Director General, Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA), Mr. Olusegun Oshinowo, has asked its members to decline an invitation by the Federal House of Representatives ad-hoc Committee investigating the production and distribution of soft drinks manufactured by the Nigerian Bottling Company Limited (NBC) and other drinks produced or marketed in Nigeria.