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Bishkek (AKIpress) - Minister of Industry and New Technologies of Tajikistan Shavkat Bobozoda said that construction of a soft drink producer, Coca-Cola Nushokihoi Tojikiston, will be completed in Dushanbe in April 2015.
“Coca-Cola Icecek A.S., which is part of the Coca-Cola System, has invested $30 million in the construction of this plant; its production capacity will comprise 100 million liters,” Bobozoda continued.
Coca-Cola Icecek A.S. is an anchor bottler and a part of the Coca-Cola System. It is 50.3% owned by Anadolu Efes S.K., 20% owned by the Coca-Cola Company, 4% owned by Ozgorkey Holding, and the remaining 25.6% are publicly traded on the Turkish stock exchanges.
The company is the bottler of Coca-Cola products in Azerbaijan, Iraq, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, Syria, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Jordan, as well as its home country of Turkey.