Beverage Industry

Coca-Cola, bottlers to invest in Mexico

August 25, 2009

The Associated Press reports that Coca-Cola and its bottlers expect to spend $5 billion in Mexico during the next five years. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Muhtar Kent spoke at the opening of a new plant for Jugos del Valle in Tepotzotlan, Mexico, and according to the report, he indicated the company and its bottlers will invest the money in infrastructure, technology, social and environmental programs, marketing, training and products.