Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Co is to begin production in Moldova this spring, the firm told just-drinks today (8 April).

The company is currently importing its products sold on the Moldovan market from neighbouring Romania. A spokesperson for the firm told just-drinks: "The plans are in line with an announcement last year of our intention to transfer some production from Romania to Moldova."

Coca-Cola Hellenic currently operates in 28 countries. Of those, its presence in emerging countries includes; Armenia, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Moldova, Montenegro and Romania.