Coca-Cola Beverages Africa’s (CCBA), subsidiary Coca-Cola Beverages Limited (CCBL) has officially taken over the production and marketing of soft drinks in the country.
CCBA has taken over from Castel soft drinks business and company officials have assured Malawian customers of continued supply of the soft drinks on the local market.
CCBA managing director Seutloadi Thaanyane said at a press briefing on Monday in Blantyre that the company understands the value and importance of the local soft drinks hence intends to retain and bring even more on the local market.
According to Seutloadi, CCBA will have its head office in Lilongwe while Blantyre and Lilongwe plants will serve as production, distribution and logistics sites for the newly-formed Coca-Cola Beverages Africa subsidiary
The CCBA group currently operates in 14 countries, including its six key markets of South Africa, Kenya, Ethiopia, Uganda, Mozambique and Namibia, as well as Tanzania, Botswana, Ghana, Zambia, the islands of Comoros and Mayotte, Eswatini, Lesotho, and now also Malawi.