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Category Archives: Soft drinks

NBC names Matthieu Seguin as Managing Director

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The Nigerian Bottling Company Limited (NBC) has announced the appointment of Matthieu Seguin as its new Managing Director.

Seguin succeeds Georgios Polymenakos who was appointed in August 2016 through October 2019.

According to a statement signed by the Public Affairs and Communications Director for NBC, Mr Ekuma Eze, Seguin was until his recent appointment the General Manager for Coca-Cola HBC Ireland and Northern Ireland for almost four years.

Coca-Cola Nigeria donates $100,000 for MEDIC

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THE Coca-Cola Foundation has given $100,000 grant to Mental and Environmental Development Initiative for Children (MEDIC) to implement a Recycling Scheme for Women and Youth Empowerment (RESWAYE).

The company said it is a further testament of its commitment to empowering women, youths and building sustainable communities.

Champion Breweries appoints Georgios Polymenakos as new Managing Director

Georgios Polymenakos

Champion Breweries Plc has announced the appointment of Mr Georgios I. Polymenakos as its new Managing Director.

The appointment follows the resignation of Mr Patrick Ejidoh as Managing Director, who reached retirement age after 32 years of an illustrious career with Nigerian Breweries Plc.

Mr Ejidoh is credited with ushering the company into the path of growth and profitability.

Nigerian Bottling Company gives incentives to trade partners

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The Nigerian Bottling Company (NBC), the sole bottler of Coca-Cola products in Nigeria recently held a series of giveaways and incentives for its trade partners.

Speaking on the campaign, the company’s Public Affairs and Communication Director, Mr. Ekuma Eze, said that as the year draws to an end, the campaign offers NBC the opportunity to express appreciation to its trade partners, by rewarding them for their efforts and commitment to working with the company to accelerate sales volume growth.

Lagos State, FBRA, Green Janitors Partner to Rid Badagry of Plastic Waste through Pick-a-Plastic Campaign

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The Food and Beverage Recycling Alliance (FBRA) has partnered Green Janitors Sustainability Initiative to rid Badagry Community of plastic waste during three months Pick-a-Plastic campaign which was launched on Saturday, December 21, 2019.

The sensitisation for the campaign at Badagry, which was initiated by Green Janitors and LAWMA, commenced on Saturday, December 14, as part of efforts at reinforcing the Blue Box programme of Lagos State Government aimed at ensuring a cleaner environment.

Beta Glass management pays courtesy visit to Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment

Beta Glass Guinea Plant, Agbara, Ogun State

Beta Glass Plc has reiterated its commitment to completing its $30m furnace capacity at its Agbara, Ogun State plant on schedule in June 2020.

The Chairman of Beta Glass, Otunba Abimbola Ogunbanjo, said this during a meeting with the Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Otunba Adeniyi Adebayo, CON in Abuja, on Tuesday, December 10, 2019.

Maltina unveils 1,000 smiles campaign across the country

Maltina 1,000 smiles campaign

Nigeria’s leading malt drink, Maltina has released 1,000 smiles captured during its tour across the country with the Maltina ‘1000 Smiles’ campaign.

Launched in partnership with media entrepreneur and blogger, Noble Igwe, the campaign was relaunched in August 2019 with the ‘Happiness Team’ – which includes the Maltina brand team and celebrity blogger; Nobe Igwe – visiting several Nigerian cities including Wadata, Nnewi, Keffi, Abuja, and others to share happiness with consumers.

Fayrouz launches new sleek 33cl can

Fayrouz Pineapple flavour

Fayrouz, a premium soft drink from the portfolio of Nigerian Breweries Plc has unveiled a new sleek 33cl can at an exclusive event that took place at the RSVP Restaurant, Victoria Island, Lagos.

The launch campaign which was tagged ‘Find Your Difference’, celebrates drinkers who thirst for excitement and innovation, with the aim to be special and set the winning difference that makes them exceptional.

Speaking at the event, Portfolio Manager, Non-Alcoholic Brands, Nigerian Breweries Plc, Ngozi Nkwoji said, “With the unconventional refreshing blend of great-tasting malt and natural fruit flavour, Fayrouz has always differentiated itself from other soft drink brands, and stands out as the only soft drink with 100% natural ingredients. Our new sleek can looks cooler, fashionable and innovative as it is the only soft drink in Nigeria with this sleek design”.

NAFDAC impounds 1,600 expired malt beverage cartons in Gombe State

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The National Agency for Food & Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) announced that it has confiscated 1,600 cartons of Dubic malt beverages packed in 330ml bottles in Gombe commercial area, Gombe State.

The regulatory agency’s Gombe State Coordinator, Bedima Gonzuk, disclosed this in an interview with Northern City News in Gombe on Tuesday.

She said that the seizure took place on Friday and warned consumers of carbonated and similar beverages to be observant.

Coca-Cola CEO James Quincey visits Nigeria, South Africa to reinforce its commitment to the continent

Coca-Cola CEO James Quincey meets with Aliko Dangote in Nigeria

Coca-Cola global CEO James Quincey and his extended leadership team toured Africa last week with stop-overs in Nigeria and South Africa. According to the company, the visit was a testament to Coca-Cola’s commitment to Africa and its interest in the vast opportunity that the continent presents in driving the beverage company’s overarching growth strategy over the next decade.