Tag Archives: Nigerian Bottling Company

NBC withdraws two batches of 75cl Eva bottled water following recall alert issued by NAFDAC

The Nigerian Bottling Company Limited (NBC) said it has withdrawn two batches of 75cl Eva Table Water produced between May 22 and 23 at its Asejire Plant in Ibadan, Oyo State due to public complaints of impurity in the water.

According to NBC, it reported a change in colour of the product from colourless to light green in the batch and presence of particles to NAFDAC on June 20, 2019.

NBC marks World Environment Day with commitment to a pollution-free environment

The Nigerian Bottling Company (NBC), the Nigerian subsidiary of Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company (CCHBC) AG has reaffirmed its commitment towards a safe, clean and pollution-free environment. This was as the company led members of its staff and representatives from Lagos State Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) in a beach clean-up activity which was held to observe the 2019 World Environment Day.

The 2019 Edition of NBC Youth Empowered Workshop gets off to a Strong Start in Abeokuta

The Nigerian Bottling Company Limited (NBC), bottlers of the famed Coca-Cola brand of soft drinks in Nigeria flagged-off its 2019 edition of Youth Empowered workshop in Abeokuta on May 21, 2019 at the Providence Event Centre, Abeokuta, Ogun State.

According to the company, the aim of the workshop is to equip youths with necessary practical skills to become more competitive in tackling youth unemployment in the country.

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.

Coca-Cola partnership with LSETF gives hope to 300 women to start their own businesses

As part of its effort to empower women, Coca Cola System Programme, in collaboration with Lagos State Empowerment Trust Fund (LSETF), recently gave hope to about 300 women drawn from different communities in the state to start up their own small businesses. The programme is part of the state’s women empowerment initiative, which is in line with Coca-Cola’s 5by20 Programme, the company’s global commitment to enable the economic empowerment of five million women entrepreneurs across its value chain by 2020.

Coca-Cola revitalizes football with premier league partnership

Coca-Cola, at the weekend formally unveiled a new and exciting partnership with the English Premier League, the world’s number one football league.

Under the three-and-half-year deal, Coca-Cola joins the likes of EA Sports, Barclays, Cadbury, Carling, Nike and TagHeuer as the seventh official partner of the EPL.

With this partnership, Coca-Cola expands its already extensive sponsorship of football, having been title sponsor of the English Football League from 2004 to 2009 and supported the beautiful game through diverse global, regional and local activities over the years.

NBC names Ekuma Eze as new Communications Director

The Nigerian Bottling Company (NBC) Limited, a member of Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company, has formally announced the appointment of Ekuma Eze as the Public Affairs and Communications Director effective from this month.

In a statement issued by the company and signed by the Managing Director, George Polymenakos, Eze is expected to bring his robust wealth of experience to bear by consolidating on the company’s strategic business growth trajectory and developing talents in the Public Affairs and Communications team, to deliver on the company’s strategic goals.

Coca-Cola Nigeria unveils Limca Cola

Coca-Cola Nigeria Limited has announced the introduction of Limca Cola, a new variant launched to expand the foot print of the Limca brand.

According to a statement issued by the company, Limca Cola is a good quality sparkling soft drink with a unique cola taste to deliver refreshment to consumers on-the-go.

Speaking on the new product, Franchise Marketing Manager, Coca-Cola Nigeria, Gbolahan Sanni, said: “We are excited about the introduction of Limca Cola to the Nigerian market. Limca Cola is a reaffirmation of our commitment to innovatively refreshing our consumers on-the-go with a good quality product, unique cola taste at an affordable price.”

Pressure led us to re-purpose our Enugu plant – NBC

The Nigerian Bottling Company Limited (NBC) has said that demand-side pressure on its products was the reason for the closure of its Enugu production plant.

The beverage giant, who is the sole bottler of Coca-Cola products in the country, announced in January that it was closing production at the Enugu plant and would re-purpose the facility as a material handling and logistic hub for the South East region.

NBC to complete production of eco-friendly bottles

The Nigerian Bottling Company Limited (NBC), bottlers of Coca-Cola brand has announced plans to complete its production of eco-friendly bottles which started in 2008 and also boost its production capacity across various operations this year.