Daily Archives: April 5, 2017

Heineken officially commissions Ivory Coast brewery

Heineken officially opened its Ivorian brewery, Brassivoire, a joint-venture partnership between the Dutch brewer and CFAO.

The event was graced by top Ivorian government officials, including the Vice President, Mr. Daniel Kablan Duncan and the Prime Minister, Mr. Amadou Gon Coulibaly. Also in attendance were the CEO of Heineken, Mr. Jean-Francois van Boxmeer and representatives of CFAO, among others.

Coca-Cola Icecek withdraws bid for CCBA partnership

Coca-Cola Icecek (CCI) said on Tuesday it was withdrawing its interest in bidding for SABMiller’s former stake in Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (CCBA).

The Turkey-based firm, which is the fifth largest Coke bottler in the world, with operations in 10 Middle Eastern countries and employs 10,000 people, said that it has completed a “comprehensive evaluation into buying the 54% stake from The Coca-Cola Company (TCCC).

Pharma-Deko seeks committal proceedings against Guinness Nigeria

Pharma-Deko Plc, a pharmaceutical company locked in a legal dispute with Guinness Nigeria Plc, over an alleged ₦176m debt claim, on Tuesday sought to commence a committal proceedings against the brewer at a Federal High Court in Lagos.

The application is seeking to get two of Guinness Nigeria’s management staff convicted and imprisoned for what the plaintiff says is a violation of the law, as stated under the Company and Allied Matters Act (CAMA).