Accra, June 13, GNA – The Cola-Cola Bottling
Company of Ghana (TCCBCG) has won the “Bottling Company of the Year” and the
“Beverage Manufacturing Company of the Year (non-alcoholic)” awards for the
second time in a row at the Ghana Manufacturing Awards.
The Cola-Cola Bottling Company of Ghana which is part of Equatorial Coca-Cola Bottling Company Group was honoured at a ceremony held on Thursday, May 24 in Accra.
The Ghana Manufacturing Awards, which aims at bringing together key players from across a wide variety of domains from the manufacturing industry, has the objective of rewarding outstanding achievements from local and international companies, institutions and individuals that have proved to play a defining role in moving this increasingly powerful industry.
The award winners are selected after going through a complex assessment process in which an independent advisory board processed and analysed the information submitted by the participating nominees. For the second consecutive year, The Coca-Cola Bottling Company of Ghana was chosen as the “Bottling Company of the Year” and “Beverage Company of the Year” (non-alcoholic) for achieving sustainable growth, becoming once again, the best beverage company in Ghana.
“The honour bestowed on us simply testifies to our quest for continuous improvement and commitment to delivering on our promise of providing a total beverage system for the people of Ghana. We are overly excited to be duly recognized. Our footprints are certainly indelible. Cheers to Ghana, Cheers to the Coke family!” said Seth Adu-Baah, Managing Director of The Coca-Cola Bottling Company of Ghana, when he collected the awards.
Equatorial Coca-Cola Bottling Company (ECCBC) started in 1989 in Africa with the concession of Equatorial Guinea. Subsequently, other countries such as Guinea Conakry, Mauritania, Cape Verde, Guinea Bissau and The Gambia, joined the venture. ECCBC was founded in 1997 as a new company to combine the operations of all these countries. Last two decades, ECCBC has expanded operations to Ghana, Morocco and Algeria, and today operates in 13 countries in Africa and employs 5000 people, the organization produces, markets and distributes world famous soft drinks including Coke, Diet Coke, Fanta and Sprite. ECCBC participates alongside The Coca-Cola Africa Foundation in projects that focus on improving education, the access to drinking water, health, entrepreneurial spirit and sustainability.