FRANCE: Coca-Cola Enterprises expands capacity
Coca-Cola Entreprises plans to invest EUR20m (US25.79m) to double capacity at its production plant in Castanet-Tolosan, near Toulouse in south-west France.
The bottler said today (10 November) that the move "demonstrates its confidence in the development of the French market".
Work on a new bottling line, to raise the plant's annual capacity to 12m-14m cases, is scheduled to begin at the start of next year. A company official told just-drinks that there was no fixed date for the line to enter service.
In 2007, CCE invested EUR36m in its plants in Dunkirk, in northern France, and Pennes-Mirabeau, near Marseilles.
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