Thunderstorm
Weather for San José:
High 27° / Low 19°
Thunderstorm
Click here for six-day forecast for 16 communities across Costa Rica!
CLICK HERE TO
SIGN UP FOR OUR FREE DAILY NEWSLETTER
BUY
539.75
SELL
551.75
BUY
589.41
SELL
619.39
BUY
409.29
SELL
433.29
Banco BAC
Banco BCR
Banco Nacional
Banco Popular
Banco Scotiabank

Big Cola soft drinks invests $5 million in Costa Rica production facility

Share this article

Big Cola Costa Rica

With an investment of $5 million in a new plant, the manufacturer and bottler of Big Cola soft drinks, plans to increase its market share.

Ajecen del Sur, founded on Peruvian capital, has managed to get its main brand Big Cola, third in the ranks of sales of soft drinks in the Costa Rican market, behind the traditional Coca-Cola and Pepsi.

According to statements by Enrique Moya, CEO of Ajecen del Sur the new plant – the company’s third in the country – will expand production by 30%.

This is in line with the launch, planned for the coming months, of a new soft fizzy drink and its own brand of bottled water, Cielo.

Meanwhile, the other two largest producers of soft drinks, Coca-Cola Femsa and Florida Bebidas, are preparing their own strategies.

“The business of soft drinks, juices and bottled water accounted for $970 million last year.”

Source: ElFinancieroCR.com

Print Friendly

Related Articles

Donald Trump Praises Brexit as Global Markets Tumble

Amid high security, presumptive Republican candidate for United States presidency, Donald Trump, visited [...]

Eco-Friendly Coffee Rust Fungicide Being Shipped to Costa Rica

Phoenix, June 22, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — BioNovelus, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: ONOV) is pleased to [...]

Costa Rica at the First Global Meetings Industry Day

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica – Last year, Costa Rica received over one million North American visitors who [...]

Major Contact Lens Manufacturing Facility Opens in Costa Rica

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica — CooperVision has opened a new, 100,000 square-foot, high-volume manufacturing [...]

Costa Rica Liquor Market: Variety Increasing – Prices Remain Stable

Both mature and developing alcoholic drinks categories in Costa Rica experienced increased competition in [...]

Costa Rica Big Data Software Developer Expands to Florida

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., June 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — On May 25th, 2016 STL Marketing Group, Inc. [...]

Australian Medical Device Firm Will Manufacture from Costa Rica

PALO ALTO, Calif., June 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — AirXpanders Inc. (ASX: AXP) (AirXpanders or Company) [...]

First Ship Scheduled to Cross Expanded Panama Canal Gets Underway

Panama City, Jun 11 (EFE).- The container ship Cosco Shipping Panama, which on June 26 will be the first [...]