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About us

We are the largest Coca-Cola bottler by revenue

  • People
  • Products
  • Partnerships
  • Places
  • Planet
People
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Our success depends on our people. We're creating a modern company where everyone can grow, develop and belong.

  • Employees
  • Markets

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Products
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We offer the world's best loved drinks. Our portfolio is evolving to provide drinks for every taste and occasion - with or without sugar.

  • litres sold per year
  • tonnes of sugar removed since 2010

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Partnerships
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Whether you are a customer or a supplier, we are committed to making it easy to do business with us.

  • Suppliers
  • customer outlets served

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Places
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We are a local business operating in 13 countries and take pride in giving back to our communities.

  • Manufacturing sites
  • years operating in Europe

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Planet
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We want to manage our social and environmental impact responsibly, and make our employees and our stakeholders proud.

  • of plastic we use is recycled plastic
  • of our packaging is recyclable

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Our heritage

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1919

Europe welcomes the first Coca-Cola bottling plants to Paris and Bordeaux in France.

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1931

The Coca-Cola Company set up operations in four additional territories, including opening a bottling plant in the Netherlands in 1931.

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1950s

In 1953, the Coca-Cola Company partnered with the Daurella family to create the first bottling plant in Barcelona, Spain. Across the 1950s, the Coca-Cola Company expanded throughout Spain, opening plants in Valencia, Madrid, Tenerife, Palma de Mallorca and Bilbao.  

World Fair

1970s

Throughout the 1970s, the Coca-Cola Company opened bottling plants across Portugal. The first was in Alfragide and was then expanded to Braga, Porto, Estarreja, Coimba, Lisbon, Azeitão and Loulé.

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1986

The Coca-Cola Company merges some of its bottling operations with the John T. Lupton franchises and BCI Holding Corp’s bottling holdings – forming Coca-Cola Enterprises, a publicly traded company on the New York Stock Exchange.

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1990

Coca-Cola bottles are sold in East Germany again following the collapse of the Berlin Wall and Coca-Cola Erfrischungsgetränke GmbH is founded for bottling and distribution in the east of Germany.

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1992

Aquarius, which was introduced in Spain and Portugal a year before, becomes the official drink of the Olympic Games in Barcelona.

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2007

All remaining, independent German bottlers merge with Coca-Cola Erfrischungsgetränke AG.

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2013

Coca-Cola Iberian Partners is born – following the merger of eight Spanish and Portuguese bottlers and an agreement with The Coca-Cola Company to use the Coca-Cola name.

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2017

Coca-Cola European Partners announces its joint sustainability action plan This is Forward with the Coca-Cola Company, outlining sustainability goals to meet by 2025 on drinks, packaging and society.

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2019

Coca-Cola European Partners is listed on the London Stock Exchange.

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1920s

The 1920s were a huge time of expansion. The Coca-Cola Company signed contracts with 23 bottlers in Spain in 1920 and distribution began in 1926. Distribution also began in Belgium in 1927 and Germany in 1929.

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1939

Production of Coca-Cola ceased during the Second World War due to lack of raw materials, so we began making Fanta in Germany instead. Production of Coca-Cola didn't begin again until 1949.

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1953

The World’s Fair takes place in Brussels. The Coca-Cola Company pavilion features a fully operational bottling plant and all visitors receive a Coca-Cola.

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1982

Diet Coke launches in New York City – the first extension of the Coca-Cola trademark brand. The Coca-Cola Company introduced the product as Coca-Cola Light in France, Norway, Sweden and Germany (and as Diet Coke in Great Britain).

CCEP AboutUs Timeline 339x219 1986

1990s

During the 1990s, Coca-Cola Enterprises started making international acquisitions. The first was in the Netherlands in 1993, with bottling operations in Belgium, Great Britain and France in 1996, followed by Luxembourg and Monaco in 1998 and 1999 respectively.

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1991

Coca-Cola Enterprises and the Johnston Coca-Cola Bottling Group merge, creating a larger, stronger organisation.

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2005

Coca-Cola Zero makes its debut in the US. It launches in Europe one year later.

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2016

Coca-Cola Enterprises, Coca-Cola Iberian Partners and Coca-Cola Erfrischungsgetränke merge to become the world’s largest independent Coca-Cola bottler, based on revenue.

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2016

Coca-Cola European Partners is listed on the Dow Jones Sustainability Index, a global index tracking the financial performance of leading sustainability-driven companies.

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2018

Coca-Cola European Partners signs the UK Plastic Pact, partners with Loop Industries to purchase 100% recycled plastic and invests in Ioniqa Technologies to support the development of technology for plastic upcycling.

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1919

Europe welcomes the first Coca-Cola bottling plants to Paris and Bordeaux in France.

CCEP AboutUs Timeline 339x219 1919

1920s

The 1920s were a huge time of expansion. The Coca-Cola Company signed contracts with 23 bottlers in Spain in 1920 and distribution began in 1926. Distribution also began in Belgium in 1927 and Germany in 1929.

3 1928 Spain signing

1931

The Coca-Cola Company set up operations in four additional territories, including opening a bottling plant in the Netherlands in 1931.

CCEP AboutUs Timeline 339x219 1931 v2 CCEP AboutUs Timeline 300x200 1931 Mobile v2

1939

Production of Coca-Cola ceased during the Second World War due to lack of raw materials, so we began making Fanta in Germany instead. Production of Coca-Cola didn't begin again until 1949.

CCEP AboutUs Timeline 339x219 1939 CCEP AboutUs Timeline 300x200 1939 Mobile

1950s

In 1953, the Coca-Cola Company partnered with the Daurella family to create the first bottling plant in Barcelona, Spain. Across the 1950s, the Coca-Cola Company expanded throughout Spain, opening plants in Valencia, Madrid, Tenerife, Palma de Mallorca and Bilbao.  

6 1953 DurellaFamiy

1953

The World’s Fair takes place in Brussels. The Coca-Cola Company pavilion features a fully operational bottling plant and all visitors receive a Coca-Cola.

World Fair

1970s

Throughout the 1970s, the Coca-Cola Company opened bottling plants across Portugal. The first was in Alfragide and was then expanded to Braga, Porto, Estarreja, Coimba, Lisbon, Azeitão and Loulé.

CCEP AboutUs Timeline 339x219 1970s CCEP AboutUs Timeline 300x200 1970s Mobile

1982

Diet Coke launches in New York City – the first extension of the Coca-Cola trademark brand. The Coca-Cola Company introduced the product as Coca-Cola Light in France, Norway, Sweden and Germany (and as Diet Coke in Great Britain).

CCEP AboutUs Timeline 339x219 1982 CCEP AboutUs Timeline 300x200 1982 Mobile

1986

The Coca-Cola Company merges some of its bottling operations with the John T. Lupton franchises and BCI Holding Corp’s bottling holdings – forming Coca-Cola Enterprises, a publicly traded company on the New York Stock Exchange.

CCEP AboutUs Timeline 339x219 1986

1990s

During the 1990s, Coca-Cola Enterprises started making international acquisitions. The first was in the Netherlands in 1993, with bottling operations in Belgium, Great Britain and France in 1996, followed by Luxembourg and Monaco in 1998 and 1999 respectively.

CCEP AboutUs Timeline 339x219 1990s 2

1990

Coca-Cola bottles are sold in East Germany again following the collapse of the Berlin Wall and Coca-Cola Erfrischungsgetränke GmbH is founded for bottling and distribution in the east of Germany.

CCEP AboutUs Timeline 339x219 1990 CCEP AboutUs Timeline 300x200 1990 Mobile

1991

Coca-Cola Enterprises and the Johnston Coca-Cola Bottling Group merge, creating a larger, stronger organisation.

CCEP AboutUs Timeline 339x219 1991

1992

Aquarius, which was introduced in Spain and Portugal a year before, becomes the official drink of the Olympic Games in Barcelona.

CCEP AboutUs Timeline 339x219 1992

2005

Coca-Cola Zero makes its debut in the US. It launches in Europe one year later.

CCEP AboutUs Timeline 339x219 2005

2007

All remaining, independent German bottlers merge with Coca-Cola Erfrischungsgetränke AG.

CCEP AboutUs Timeline 339x219 2007

2016

Coca-Cola Enterprises, Coca-Cola Iberian Partners and Coca-Cola Erfrischungsgetränke merge to become the world’s largest independent Coca-Cola bottler, based on revenue.

CCEP AboutUs Timeline 339x219 2016 CCEP AboutUs Timeline 300x200 2016 Mobile

2013

Coca-Cola Iberian Partners is born – following the merger of eight Spanish and Portuguese bottlers and an agreement with The Coca-Cola Company to use the Coca-Cola name.

CCEP AboutUs Timeline 339x219 2013

2016

Coca-Cola European Partners is listed on the Dow Jones Sustainability Index, a global index tracking the financial performance of leading sustainability-driven companies.

CCEP AboutUs Timeline 339x219 2016 v2

2017

Coca-Cola European Partners announces its joint sustainability action plan This is Forward with the Coca-Cola Company, outlining sustainability goals to meet by 2025 on drinks, packaging and society.

ThisisForward Coca Cola Damian Gammell et Tim Brett 4 SMALL

2018

Coca-Cola European Partners signs the UK Plastic Pact, partners with Loop Industries to purchase 100% recycled plastic and invests in Ioniqa Technologies to support the development of technology for plastic upcycling.

Coke partners with recycled plastic supplier wrbm large

2019

Coca-Cola European Partners is listed on the London Stock Exchange.

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Governance

Corporate governance
underpins the conduct
of our daily business

We believe that promoting the highest standards
of governance 
benefits all of our stakeholders and
underpins our long-term sustainable success.