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Introducing Coca-Cola Europacific Partners

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09/05/2021

Coca-Cola Europacific Partners is one of the leading consumer goods companies in the world. We are in the privileged position of making, moving and selling some the world’s most loved brands – helping 1.75 million customers across 29 countries grow.

We combine the strength and scale of a large, multi-national business with an expert, local knowledge of the customers we serve and communities we support.

Our business generates over €15 billion in revenue, selling more than 3 billion unit cases.

At the heart of everything we do is a simple but vital purpose, which we share with The Coca-Cola Company - to refresh Europe, the Pacific and Indonesia and make a difference.

Where We Operate

We are a global business, with a broad and balanced geographic footprint, serving customers in 29 countries. Many of these are developed markets where our successful playbook can ensure we continue to grow. We also operate in Indonesia - an exciting, developing market.

We invest, employ, manufacture and distribute locally, maintaining a strong commitment to our communities.

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What we do

We help our 1.75 million customers grow through the quality of the service we provide, our understanding of their businesses, the strength of our salesforce and the value our products create. In doing this, we help delight more than 600 million consumers with our great drinks every day.

And we’re exploring new ways of getting our products to consumers - looking to the future, making the most of technology and working with our customers and other partners to do this.

Everything we do made is possible by the partnerships we’ve built with brand owners, suppliers, shareholders, stakeholders and communities and the passion and commitment of our 33,200 people.

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Who we are

Our success is defined by the passion, hard work and commitment of the 33,200 people who work at CCEP. We have a world class frontline salesforce who are dedicated to delivering the best possible service to all our customers.

We bring together our combined, diverse experience of different markets, cultures and consumers to go further together.

We want CCEP to be a great place to work, where people can grow, be happy and be well in a safe, open, diverse and inclusive workplace. And we’re investing to make sure our people have the tools and capabilities needed to win.

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Products

Our diverse portfolio is built on our core brands like Coca-Cola, Coca-Cola Light, Coca-Cola Zero Sugar, Fanta, Sprite and Monster and targeted expansion into categories like coffee and alcohol.

We offer low and no sugar options and while working to reduce the environmental impact of our manufacturing, distribution and packaging.

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Sustainability

We’re changing the way we run our business and create our drinks to limit our impact on the climate and environment, and give back to the communities we work in. Central to that is our ambition to reduce our greenhouse gas emissions in Europe, Australia, the Pacific and Indonesia by 2040.

Our combined sustainability ambitions address key actions on:

Our drinks
Our packaging
Society
Water
Climate
Supply Chain

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Our heritage

1904 1919 1920s 1931 1939 1950s 1953 1970 1970s 1973 1982 1986 1990s 1990 1991 1992 1992 2005 2007 2013 2016 2016 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2020 2021

1904

The precursor business to Coca-Cola Amatil in Australia is formed.

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.

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.

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.

timeline 1970

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.

Amatil Heritage Amatil Heritage 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 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 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 1992

1992

Officially entered South East Asia with the formation of joint ventures with the Indonesian Tirtalina Group and Pan Java Group.

CCEP AboutUs Timeline 339x219 2005

2007

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

CCEP AboutUs Timeline 339x219 2013

2016

Agreement to distribute Monster in Australia and New Zealand established.

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

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.

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.

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2020

All single serve bottles made from 100% recycled plastic in Australia and New Zealand.

Amatil New Amatil New Mobile

2021

Coca-Cola European Partners complete the acquisition of Coca-Cola Amatil - becoming Coca-Cola Europacific Partners and the world’s largest Coca-Cola bottler.

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1919

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

3 1928 Spain signing

1931

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

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.  

World Fair

1970

British Tobacco - the precursor to Amatil - listed on the Australian Stock Exchange.

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

1973

British Tobacco changes its name to Allied Manufacturing and Trade Industries Limited, better reflecting its diversified operations, before becoming AMATIL Limited in 1977.

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 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 1991

1992

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

timeline 1992

2005

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

CCEP AboutUs Timeline 339x219 2007

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.

timeline monster energy

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 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.

Coke partners with recycled plastic supplier wrbm large

2019

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

AUSTRALIA Coke truck and driver

2020

Coca-Cola European Partners announces a proposed agreement to acquire Coca-Cola Amatil.

timeline 2021

1904

The precursor business to Coca-Cola Amatil in Australia is formed.

timeline 1904

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 European 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

1970

British Tobacco - the precursor to Amatil - listed on the Australian Stock Exchange.

timeline 1970

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

1973

British Tobacco changes its name to Allied Manufacturing and Trade Industries Limited, better reflecting its diversified operations, before becoming AMATIL Limited in 1977.

Amatil Heritage Amatil Heritage 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

1992

Officially entered South East Asia with the formation of joint ventures with the Indonesian Tirtalina Group and Pan Java Group.

timeline 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

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

Agreement to distribute Monster in Australia and New Zealand established.

timeline monster energy

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

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.

i listimage

2020

All single serve bottles made from 100% recycled plastic in Australia and New Zealand.

AUSTRALIA Coke truck and driver

2020

Coca-Cola European Partners announces a proposed agreement to acquire Coca-Cola Amatil.

Amatil New Amatil New Mobile

2021

Coca-Cola European Partners complete the acquisition of Coca-Cola Amatil - becoming Coca-Cola Europacific Partners and the world’s largest Coca-Cola bottler.

timeline 2021