KENYA: PepsiCo commissions Nairobi bottling plant - report
PepsiCo already distributes its brands in Kenya
PepsiCo is to build a KES2.6bn (US$30m) manufacturing plant in Kenya through a local bottler, according to reports.
The Nairobi plant, which will have a capacity of 600 bottles a minute, will be run by Seven-Up Bottling Company, a Nigerian company with operations throughout Africa, the Daily Nation reported yesterday (19 February). It will produce brands already available in Kenya, including Pepsi-Cola, Mirinda, 7-Up, Evervess and Mountain Dew, the paper said.
Reports in 2011 suggested PepsiCo was readying a plant in Kenya.
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