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Category Archives: Soft drinks

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

Dubic_malt

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.

FBRA donates boats, equipment to Lagos State Government

FBRA donates boats to Lagos State

The Food and Beverage Recycling Alliance (FBRA) has donated over six boats and equipment to the Lagos State Government through the Lagos State Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) and the Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA).

Mr. Adekunle Olusuyi, Vice Chairman FBRA, who led the delegation of the alliance expressed satisfaction on the progress made so far with the partnership kick-off with Lagos state government through LAWMA and LASWA.

Danish firm FOSS Analytical partners Nigerian firm PAGI to boost food production and safety

Foss Analytical Business

FOSS Analytical Business, a leading manufacturer of innovative high-end analytical instruments from Denmark has partnered Prime Atlantic Global Instruments Ltd (PAGI), an indigenous firm to boost production, food safety and chemical analysis.

The launch of the partnership between FOSS Analytical Business and PAGI took place in Lagos on Monday.

Speaking at the launch, Mr Michael Moller, the Area Sales Manager of FOSS, said that the decision to partner with Prime Atlantic Global Instruments Ltd. (PAGI), a Nigerian company, was because of professionalism.

RC Cola launches 60cl bottle as it felicitates with trade partners

RC Cola Nigeria Management team

RC Cola, the soft drinks firm which introduced its products into the Nigerian market over a year ago has launched a 60cl bottle of the popular brand as it seeks to excite consumers.

At the launch which took place at the company’s multimillion naira facility in Agbara, Ogun State, the Commercial Director, Firstbev Limited, makers of RC Cola premium brands, Mr. Steve Edeki, said that the company embarked on the introduction of the 60cl size due to feedback from trade partners.

Seven-Up Bottling launches Lipton Ice Tea

Lipton Ice Tea

Seven-Up Bottling Company (SBC) recently launched Lipton Ice Tea on Big Brother Naija (BBN) with a brand touch of sunshine.

During the launch ceremony, the Big Brother finalists were given a Lipton Ice Tea ‘Sunshine in a bottle’ challenge.

Stakeholders harp on need to harness cassava value chain

cassava

The Nigerian Cassava Growers Association (NCGA) has said that the crop has the capacity to generate N10 trillion and save Nigeria over N1.2 trillion from import of derivatives such as ethanol, starch and sweetener.

The Association’s President, Mr Segun Adewunmi, who spoke in Abuja recently, lamented that the huge potential in cassava value chain had not been well explored. He said in spite of being adjudged the highest producer of cassava in the world, Nigeria was not reaping enough from the commodity.

Beta Glass maintains growth momentum in nine months with strong boost from Qtr3

Beta Glass Guinea Plant, Agbara, Ogun State

Beta Glass Plc reported 15% revenue growth for the first nine months of its financial year through 30th September 2019.

Sales increased to N21.9bn from N19.2bn in 2018. The third quarter was particularly strong with an N7.5bn rise in sales, a 24% growth.

The company continued to keep costs down with selling and distribution expenses as well as admin expenses declining by 14% and 30% respectively. Operating profit grew by 17% in the nine months to N4.9bn and by 49% in the third quarter alone.