Coca-Cola HBC B-H Ltd Sarajevo is one of the largest companies in the industry of alcohol-free beverages in Bosnia and Herzegovina and is a franchised bottler of the Coca-Cola Company products. It produces and distributes a unique portfolio of quality brands and serves a population of almost four million bringing passion to marketplace implementation and demonstrating leadership in the area of corporate social responsibility.
Coca-Cola HBC B-H Ltd Sarajevo is a member of the Coca-Cola Hellenic Group, the second largest bottler of the Coca-Cola Company products in the world and the largest in Europe. The operations of the Coca-Cola Hellenic Group span 28 countries serving more than 581 million people. The group””s holding company, Coca-Cola HBC AG, is headquartered in Switzerland (Zug).
Coca-Cola HBC B-H B-H Ltd Sarajevo started operations in Bosnia and Herzegovina in 1996. The company seat and the bottling plant, built in 2000, are located in Sarajevo. It also has four distribution centers – Mostar, Bihać, Banja Luka and Sarajevo. Company employs 300 people and indirectly support the jobs of an estimated eight times more people in our value chain.
Coca-Cola HBC B-H Ltd Sarajevo produces, sells and distributes a wide range of beverages, most of which are trademark products of The Coca-Cola Company.
- Its sales portfolio consists of:
- leading brands: Coca-Cola, Coca-Cola Zero, Fanta, Sprite, Cappy, Cappy Tempo and Burn
- local brand Olimpija
- brands licensed by other companies, such as Nestea and Schweppes.
In order to be a desirable business partner for more than 14,000 shops, catering facilities, supermarkets, discount store chain and other facilities where it sells its products, the company cooperates with its clients and helps them in their business development.
Coca-Cola HBC B-H Ltd Sarajevo continuously expands its product portfolio and takes every measure to ensure that its products are of the highest quality and its consumers in Bosnia and Herzegovina are offered an increasing range of choices. The commitment to this goal is strengthened by international quality standards and The Coca-Cola Company standards. All its products must be in accordance with the legislation of Bosnia and Herzegovina and must fulfil or exceed standards of quality and food product safety as well as European and international standards. The company conducts its operations in accordance with the recognized management system standards relating to quality (ISO 9001:2008), food product health safety (ISO 22000), environment (ISO 140001:2004) and occupational health and safety (OHSAS 18001).
Coca-Cola HBC B-H Ltd Sarajevo is committed to promoting sustainable development in order to ensure the future of its own operations and to contribute to the well-being of the society as a whole. Given the growing number of sustainability challenges, company focuses on issues that are priorities for our business, which include; protection of water resources, energy and climate protection, packaging waste and recycling management, consumer health, people development, supplier cooperation and community investment.
Aiming at developing long-term partnership and programs that bring true benefit to the community, Coca-Cola HBC B-H Ltd Sarajevo works together with community leaders, government and non-government organisations (NGOs) and each year contributes to the society through community investment projects. The company focuses on three strategic areas:
Some of the most recognizable among numerous partnership projects include: “Clean River Vrbas”, “Giro di Sarajevo”, “Sarajevo Half Marathon”, “Fitness Day” and long-term partnership in mine-clearance projects, education of school children on the dangers of mines and providing aid and relief in case of natural disasters in cooperation with the Red Cross in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Awards and Recognitions
Coca-Cola HBC B-H Ltd Sarajevo endeavours to conduct its business responsibly, producing consistently high-quality beverages, minimising its environmental footprint and bringing benefit to its employees, customers and local communities. The Company has received numerous recognitions and awards which are proof of the quality of their work, commitment and the reputation they enjoy in the community in which they operate. To top all the other awards, in September 2010 Coca-Cola HBC B-H Ltd Sarajevo was awarded the main award of the national corporate social responsibility (CSR) competition DOBRO ””10 – The Best Socially Responsible Company in Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2010. The Company won this prestigious award competing with 154 socially responsible companies.