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 »

Category Archives: CSR

FBRA Encourages Waste Recycling, Launches Buy-back Initiative at Orile Community

The Food and Beverage Recycling Alliance (FBRA) has called on citizens of Lagos State to imbibe the culture of recycling. This is as it reinstated its unwavering commitment to a cleaner environment through its buy-back campaign on recyclable waste launched at Orile community, Lagos on Saturday, May 25, 2019.

On that day, FBRA, the Producer Responsibility Organisation (PRO) of companies in the food and beverage sector will embark on reward-for-waste initiative at Market Bus Stop, Ojora Street (former Baale Street) Orile, Lagos. The event is to commence by 10am.

Coca-Cola Refrigeration Uptime Enhances Vaccine Access

Project Last Mile – a public-private partnership that shares Coca-Cola’s expertise to support African governments in the delivery of life-saving medicines and supplies to the communities that are most in need has launched a Cold Chain Equipment Maintenance Project in Lagos.

The project that is still in its pilot phase has been launched to support Lagos State’s immunisation program through sharing refrigeration maintenance expertise from Coca-Cola’s experience.

Ecobank to pay cash for Used PET Bottles

In marking its sustainability week this year, Ecobank Nigeria has asked residents of Lagos State to bring used plastic materials, soft drink and water bottles amongst others to its Corporate head office in Victoria Island, Lagos, in exchange for cash.

According to the bank, the objective is to remove non-biodegradable materials from the environment towards a healthy and safe living.

The bank stated that its target was to remove four million used PET bottles from the streets and drains of Lagos through this initiative.

Maltina Teacher of the Year 2019 entries Open

Nigerian Breweries Plc., Nigeria’s foremost brewing company has announced the opening of entries for the 2019 Maltina Teacher of the Year. This year’s edition is the fifth edition of the programme.

Speaking at the flag off ceremony held in Lagos on Thursday, May 16, 2019, the Corporate Affairs Director, Nigerian Breweries Plc., Mrs. Sade Morgan disclosed that the Maltina Teacher of the Year is one of the initiatives through which the company contributes to the development of education in Nigeria in line with its corporate philosophy of ‘Winning with Nigeria’.

Nigerian Breweries restates commitment to education, agriculture, healthcare, others

Nigerian Breweries Plc has restated its commitment to making an impact in education, agriculture, health and the environment in the communities in which it operates as well as across the country.

This was made known by the company’s Corporate Affairs Director, Sade Morgan, during a media briefing at the weekend. She added that Nigerian Breweries is a socially responsible corporate organisation with a good track record of corporate social initiatives.

Morgan said that the company’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) since its founding in 1946 is driven by a vision to always “Winning with Nigeria” and that over the years, NB Plc has been very active in supporting national development aspirations in line with that vision.

Guinness Nigeria marks 69th Anniversary in Nigeria

Guinness Nigeria Plc on Monday celebrated its 69th year Anniversary operating in Nigeria. The company which is a subsidiary of British-based Diageo Plc spoke on how it has been contributing to the economic and societal development of the nation for nearly seven decades.

Coca-Cola Nigeria says Private Public Partnerships key to realising MDG

Coca-Cola Nigeria said on Monday that private public partnership (PPP) was crucial to the realisation of the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the country.

This was made known by the Director, Public Affairs and Communications, Coca-Cola West Africa Business Unit, Clem Ugorji, who spoke at the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Ebute Metta, Lagos during the donation of medical equipment. He said such intervention will not only promote mother/child health but will reduce drastically their mortality rates.

Nestle Nigeria trains 30,000 farmers on sorghum, millet farming

Nestle Nigeria Plc, said it has partnered with the International Fertiliser Development Centre (IFDC) to train 30,000 Nigerian farmers on resilient farming of sorghum and millet over the past two years as part of its effort to source 100% of its raw materials locally.

This was disclosed by the company’s Corporate Communications and Public Affairs Manager, Victoria Uwadoka, during a media briefing at the company’s corporate headquarters in Ilupeju, Lagos, recently.

Guinness Nigeria, WaterAid commission ‘Water of Life’ project in Kebbi State

Guinness Nigeria Plc, a subsidiary of Diageo as part of its ‘Water of Life’ project partnered with WaterAid to provide a solar powered water facility in the D’ka community of Wasagu LGA, Kebbi State with the ultimate goal of ensuring sustainable access to water, sanitation and hygiene, while helping people take action to improve their health and well-being.

Nestlé Nigeria marks World Water Day

Water is an essential part of life, a basic need in every home. As important as water is to life, access to safe drinking water remains a challenge across the world, including Nigeria. The Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey (MICS) conducted by the government of Nigeria in 2016/2017, estimated that in the rural areas, 19 million people walk long distances to collect unsafe water from lakes, streams and rivers. The theme for World Water Day 2019, ‘Leaving no one Behind,’ draws attention to this problem and calls for action to address it.