Mutare Bottling Company
Mutare Bottling Company is a bottling company based in Mutare which bottles CocaCola International products for Zimbabwe's southern region. It holds the Coca-Cola franchise for the region. The company was founded in 1950 by the Goldberg family which now owns a minority stake in the business through an investment vehicle called Northunderland Investments.
Since 2007, MBC is owned 69 percent by Econet Wireless Zimbabwe through Pentamed Investments, including a 6 percent shareholding in the form of convertible instruments. The remainder is owned by the Goldberg family. MBC holds the Coca-Cola franchise for the Manicaland region.
MBC employs an excess of 250 people.
- Kenneth Matimaire, Econet not selling MBC, Financial Gazette, Published:20 Nov 2014, Retrieved:14 June 2014
- Econet not selling MBC, Financial Express, Published:9 April 2014, Retrieved:9 April 2014
- Mutare Bottling commissions $17mln plant, New Zimbabwe, Published:3 February 2014, Retrieved:9 April 2014