Dubai, UAE; March 26, 2013: Following the visit of Muhtar Kent, Chairman and CEO of The Coca-Cola Company, to the Dubai Investment Park manufacturing facility of the Aujan Coca-Cola Beverages Company, he was presented with a golden can of Rani Float by Sheikh Adel Aujan, Chairman of Aujan Group Holding, to mark the one billionth unit produced since their partnership began in 2012.
About The Coca-Cola Company
The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE: KO) is the world’s largest beverage company, refreshing consumers with more than 500 sparkling and still brands. Led by Coca-Cola, the world’s most valuable brand, our Company’s portfolio features 16 billion-dollar brands including Diet Coke, Fanta, Sprite, Coca-Cola Zero, vitaminwater, Powerade, Minute Maid, Simply, Georgia and Del Valle. Globally, we are the No. 1 provider of sparkling beverages, ready-to-drink coffees, and juices and juice drinks. Through the world’s largest beverage distribution system, consumers in more than 200 countries enjoy our beverages at a rate of more than 1.8 billion servings a day. With an enduring commitment to building sustainable communities, our Company 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, we rank among the world’s top 10 private employers with more than 700,000 system employees. For more information, please visit www.coca-colacompany.com, follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/CocaColaCo or visit our blog at www.coca-colablog.com.
About Aujan Group Holding:
Aujan Group Holding (AGH) is a diversified investment company active in a wide range of industry sectors, including soft drinks, packaging materials, hospitality, real estate and mining. With a history dating back over a hundred years, AGH has successfully leveraged its geographical footprint and industry experience to become a regional corporate powerhouse.
The Group’s operations are focused on the fast growing Middle East, North Africa and Southern Africa regions, but its brands are present in more than 70 countries across the globe.
Wherever it operates, AGH is an active and focused investor, adding managerial and technical capability to each business. The Group’s diversified companies include Aujan Coca-Cola Beverages Company (ACCBC) and Rani Refreshments (RR), a recent US$ 1 Billion joint venture with The Coca-Cola Company, and Rani Investments, which manages a number of real estate and hotel interests, including Rani Resorts in Southern Africa.