Nigerian Bottling Company is one of the world’s largest bottlers of drinks from The Coca‑Cola Company. In Nigeria, we serve approximately 180 million people by producing and distributing a unique portfolio of quality brands, bringing passion to marketplace implementation and demonstrating leadership in corporate social responsibility.
We’re a partner of The Coca‑Cola Company
Nigerian Bottling Company is a bottling partner of The Coca‑Cola Company. This means that The Coca‑Cola Company manufactures and sells concentrates, bases and syrups to its bottling partners, owns the brands and is responsible for consumer brand marketing initiatives. We use the concentrates and syrups to manufacture, package, merchandise and distribute the final branded products to our trade partners and consumers.
One of the world’s largest bottlers
Selling more than 2 billion unit cases every year – that’s 50 billion servings – Coca‑Cola HBC is one of the world’s largest bottlers of The Coca‑Cola Company’s brands.
- 28 countries in which we operate
- 605m potential consumers across three continents
- 197 brands in our diverse portfolio
Leading brands and a diverse portfolio
We produce, sell and distribute a wide range of beverages, most of which are trademark products of The Coca‑Cola Company. Our product portfolio consists of:leading brands Coca‑Cola, Coke Zero, Fanta and Sprite. Our latest categories in the Nigeria market are energy drinks(Monster) and Premium Spirits.
A broad geographic footprint
Nigerian Bottling Company operates from Nigeria in the west of Africa. Our unique location provides attractive opportunities for growth and means the company is not dependent on any particular market.
A sustainable business
We’ve integrated sustainability and corporate responsibility into every part of our business, aiming to build long-term value for our stakeholders.The 2019 Dow Jones Sustainability Index – a leading global benchmark for sustainability in business – has rated Coca‑Cola HBC Europe’s most sustainable beverage company. This is the 6th time in 7 years that the company has been ranked number 1 in the index and the 9th year in a row that it has been ranked in the top three Global and European beverage companies.
Lean manufacturing footprint
Our vast territory opens up opportunities for us but also brings challenges. We constantly look for ways to make our operational infrastructure as efficient as possible.
We operate 8 plants in Nigeria. The bottling operations in the regions are major purchasers of sugar, bottles, labels, marketing materials and services. At the same time, we play an active role in the local communities with our support and local initiatives.
- 8 plants in Nigeria
- 36 distributing across all states
- 2,700 employees in Nigeria
- 14 Distribution depots in Nigeria
The group, Coca‑Cola HBC is headquartered in Zug, Switzerland and has a premium listing on the London Stock Exchange and secondary listing on the Athens Exchange. Our two major shareholders are the Kar-Tess Holding S.A., a private holding company, and The Coca‑Cola Company.