JAKARTA, March 31, 2015 – The Chairmen of The Coca-Cola Visitor and Coca-Cola Amatil (CCA) today officially commemorated the expansion of the Coca-Cola Amatil Indonesia (CCAI) Cikekodan Plant in Bekasi, Westward Coffee. This marks the first of several major investments being made as the Coca-Cola organization in Republic of indonesia invests US $500 million to accelerate growth in the next iii to 4 years. This incremental investment builds on the U.s.a. $ane.two billion the Coca-Cola system has invested in Indonesia in the last 25 years.
Sofyan Djalil, Indonesia’s Coordinating Government minister of Economy, David Gonski, Group Chairman of Coca-Cola Amatil, Alison Watkins, Group Managing Director of Coca-Cola Amatil, Muhtar Kent, chairman and CEO of The Coca-Cola Visitor, and Saleh Husin, Indonesia’s Government minister of Industry commemorate the opening of 2 new product lines at the Coca-Cola Amatil Indonesia Cikekodan Plant in Bekasi, West Coffee.
“Nosotros consider Indonesia a dynamic and promising market and one of the growth engines to achieve our long-term vision,” said Muhtar Kent, Chairman and CEO, The Coca-Cola Company. “Our Company’south US $500 meg investment reaffirms our belief in Indonesia and will help us capture the growth opportunity in ane of the largest and virtually dynamic countries in the world as nosotros enable our system to be even more than responsive to consumer and customer needs. We believe by creating more jobs and where possible sourcing locally, we tin promote the local economy and contribute to economic growth in Indonesia.”
Coca-Cola Amatil Indonesia (CCAI) Cikekodan Plant in Bekaski, West Java
In the past 3 years lone, CCAI commissioned 18 new production lines, deployed 150,000 coolers and built three mega distribution centers to increase capacity and build local capability with total investments exceeding Us $300 million.
CCA’s Group Chairman David Gonski said: “These ii new production lines commissioned today are an excellent example of how the US $500 million greenbacks injection is being invested. Coca-Cola Amatil is committed to building a future hand-in-hand with our partners, customers and consumers in Republic of indonesia. The upcoming articulation venture is an important step for us in accelerating our efforts to create a strong time to come for our communities and businesses in the areas in which we operate.”
Betwixt at present and 2020 the global nonalcoholic gear up-to-potable potable category is expected to grow in retail value by approximately $300 billion. Indonesia represents i of the fast-growing segments of this global opportunity. With a population of more than 240 1000000 people, the state boasts the world’s fourth largest population and a large, emerging middle class with underdeveloped consumption rates of nonalcoholic ready-to-drinkable beverages.
The Coca-Cola system has been operating in Indonesia for 88 years. Currently, the Coca-Cola organization markets xvi brands, operates x bottling plants beyond the state, direct employs more than than 12,000 Indonesians with more than 200 sales and distribution centers, and serves direct more 520,000 large and modest retail outlets every week.
Nigh The Coca-Cola Company
The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE: KO) is the world’s largest beverage company, refreshing consumers with more than than 500 sparkling and still brands. Led by Coca-Cola, 1 of the world’s nearly valuable and recognizable brands, our Company’southward portfolio features 20 billion-dollar brands including, Nutrition Coke, Fanta, Sprite, Coca-Cola Zero, vitaminwater, POWERADE, Minute Maid, Simply, Georgia, Dasani, FUZE TEA and Del Valle. Globally, we are the No. one provider of sparkling beverages, ready-to-drink coffees, and juices and juice drinks. Through the earth’s largest beverage distribution system, consumers in more 200 countries relish our beverages at a rate of 1.nine billion servings a day. With an enduring commitment to building sustainable communities, our Visitor is focused on initiatives that reduce our environmental footprint, support active, healthy living, create a safe, inclusive work environment for our associates, and enhance the economic development of the communities where we operate. Together with our bottling partners, nosotros rank amid the world’south meridian 10 private employers with more than than 700,000 system associates. For more data, visit www.coca-colacompany.com, follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/CocaColaCo or find u.s.a. on LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/company/the-coca-cola-visitor.
About Coca-Cola in Republic of indonesia
Coca-Cola was first introduced to Indonesia in 1927, and was produced locally for the starting time time in 1932. Since the 1960s, a range of The Coca‑Cola Company’due south products accept been introduced to the Indonesian market place: Sprite in 1961, Fanta in 1973, Diet Coke in 1986, Frestea in 2002, Powerade Isotonic in 2006, Coca-Cola Zero and Minute Maid Pulpy in 2008, Aquarius and Minute Maid Nutriboost in 2013, and Minute Maid Pulpy Fruitbite in 2014. Coca-Cola also acquired a local bottled h2o brand, Ades, in 2002. Today, Coca-Cola products are produced in 10 bottling plants in Indonesia. For more information, delight visit world wide web.coca-cola.co.id or follow u.s.a. on Twitter at twitter.com/CocaCola_ID.
About Coca-Cola Amatil Indonesia (CCAI)
Coca-Cola Amatil Indonesia (CCAI) is a leading drinkable sales, manufacturing, and distribution company that was established in January 1992 and has been operating in Indonesia for 23 years. CCAI is a subsidiary of Coca-Cola Amatil (CCA), one of the top 10 independent Coca-Cola bottlers in the world, which is headquartered in Sydney, Australia, and publicly listed on the Australian Securities Exchange. CCAI operates ten manufacturing facilities in Sumatra, Java and Bali and over 200 sales and distribution centers across Indonesia, employing a direct workforce of more than than 12,000 people, and distributing million cases of refreshing drinks to more than 520,000 outlets across the nation.
Most Coca-Cola Amatil (CCA)
CCA is one of the largest bottlers of nonalcoholic ready-to-drink beverages in the Asia-Pacific region and one of the earth’s height 10 independent Coca-Cola bottlers. CCA operates in 6 countries – Australia, New Zealand, Republic of indonesia, Papua New Republic of guinea, Fiji and Samoa. CCA employs 14,900 people across the region and serves 270 million consumers through more than 700,000 client outlets.
CCA’s diversified portfolio of products includes carbonated soft drinks, jump water, sports and free energy drinks, fruit juices, iced tea, flavoured milk, coffee, tea and SPC Ardmona and Goulburn Valley packaged ready-to-eat fruit and vegetable snacks and products.
CCA produces the Australian market place’south no. i cola brand, Coca-Cola, the no. one bottled water brand, Mount Franklin, and the no. one sports drink, Powerade Isotonic, and is the market leader in non-sugar colas with Diet Coke and Coca-Cola Naught. Low- and no-sugar beverages are a loftier growth function of the CCA portfolio growing at more than three times the rate of saccharide-sweetened beverages in 2012.