Coca Cola announced that it will come out in plastic bottles next year. Bottling the product in plastic will cost USD 50 million. At a press conference held on Wednesday July 11, 2012 at Radisson Blu for the launch of this year’s “Coca Cola Gold” consumer promotion, the company announced that it was also planning to invest USD 300 million in the country during the next five years.
“We are planning to open a brand new factory in Bahar Dar next year and we hope to bring more interesting brands in the next three years as well,” stated Godrrey Iriso, Finance Director.
The press conference also stated that as a contribution to protecting the environment, there will also be a recycling plant for the plastic bottles produced by the company.