Sri Lanka’s Elephant House to bottle fizzy drinks in the UK
ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka’s Elephant House plans to sell its fizzy drinks in the UK and European countries through a bottling deal struck with a UK firm, the company said.
The UK bottler will produce Necto, Cream Soda and Orange Barley branded drinks in 1.5 litre plastic bottles.
The initiative is backed by Universal Suppliers Limited, the firm’s beverages distributor in Europe.
Elephant House said it had been exporting drinks to the UK, Switzerland, France, Germany, Norway, Italy, Belgium, Denmark and the Czech Republic for 13 years.
The UK bottling facility will help expand markets in Switzerland, France, Italy and Germany, the firm said in a statement.
Elephant House said sales are growing at Tesco and Asda chains in the UK.
The firm did not give volume or value of sales.