Arca Continental is a company dedicated to the production, distribution and sale of non-alcoholic beverages owned by The Coca-Cola Company, as well as salted snacks under the brands Bokados in Mexico, Inalecsa in Ecuador and Wise in the United States.
With an outstanding history of more than 91 years, Arca Continental is the second largest bottler of Coca-Cola in Latin America and one of the most important in the world. In its Coca-Cola franchise, the company serves a population of over 118 million in northern and western Mexico, as well as Ecuador, Peru, northern Argentina and the southwestern United States. Arca Continental is listed on the Mexican Stock Exchange under the symbol "AC".
To generate maximum value for our customers, associates, communities and stockholders, satisfyingour consumers’ expectations at all times with the highest quality products and services.
To be leaders in beveragesand snack foodconsumption for every occasion in all the markets in which we participate, focusing on profitability and sustainability.
Multinational company of Mexican origin, based in the city of Merida, Yucatan; Founded in the year 1946. It is formed by 5 divisions: Bepensa Beverage, Industrial Bepensa, Bepensa Motriz, Bepensa Financial Services and Bepensa Caribe Cooler; Which in turn are integrated by more than 40 companies, whose business diversification has allowed it to grow and expand over more than 7 decades. It has a presence in 22 states of the Mexican Republic, as well as in the Dominican Republic and the United States with a workforce of more than 15,000 employees, in total.
Through its Beverages Division, it produces, distributes and markets Coca-Cola brands, with a distribution service of around 1,500 routes, which allows us to be present even in the most remote locations. It has 2 cooling plants in the national territory and 1 in the Dominican Republic; In addition to 18 water plants and around 50 Distribution Centers; Serving more than 290,000 customers through 34 own and franchised brands.
We are a high performance organization that offers quality products and services, oriented to the full satisfaction of our customers, consumers and collaborators; Through the human team, innovation and high technology; Contributing to society and generating profits that allow our development and permanence.
To be a leading business group, of solid development and financial solidity, in the national and international reach; Diversified and integrated in the industry of Beverages, Packaging, Motor Distributions, Machinery, Financial Services and related businesses.
Coca-Cola FEMSA was born in 1993, as a result of the partnership between FEMSA and The Coca-Cola Company.
With the acquisition of the largest franchise of the Coca-Cola system in Latin America (PANAMCO) in May 2003, Coca-Cola FEMSA acquires presence in nine countries: Mexico, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Venezuela, Colombia, Argentina, Brazil.
In January 2007, in partnership with The Coca Cola Company, it acquired Jugos del Valle (JDV), consolidating its presence in the non-carbonated beverages market in Mexico and Brazil. Between 2010 and 2012, it integrates four large Mexican business groups: Grupo Tampico, CIMSA, Fomento Queretano and Grupo Yoli, in addition to the acquisition of Santa Clara.
In 2013 he decided to venture into Asia, acquiring a 51% stake in Coca-Cola Bottlers Philippines Inc., adding his tenth territory.
Currently, Coca-Cola FEMSA is the largest bottler and beverage marketer in the world by sales volume within the Coca-Cola System, with the purpose of generating economic, social and environmental value in all its territories. It represents 14% of the overall sales volume of the Coca-Cola System.
In Mexico, it has a presence in 14 states: Mexico City, Mexico City, Puebla, Morelos, Tlaxcala, Querétaro Guanajuato, Michoacán, Veracruz, Guerrero, Tampico, Oaxaca, Chiapas and Tabasco. It has 24 production plants, 145 distribution centers, more than 850 thousand points of sale, serves 71.1 million consumers and offers employment to more than 43 thousand employees, being the largest bottler in the country.
The company is a member of the Dow Jones Emerging Markets Sustainability Index, FTSE4Good Emerging Index, IPC and Social Responsibility and Sustainability indexes of the Mexican Stock Exchange, among others.
Satisfy and please beverage consumers with excellence.
To be the best global enterprise in leading beverage brand sales. To generate sustainable economic and social value by managing innovative and winning business models with the best employees in the world.
It's been 130 years since that new drink was first served at a sodas fountain in Atlanta, Georgia. Today, taking a Coca-Cola involves not only having the world's favorite soda in your hands, but a whole story of effort and dedication, a present full of enthusiasm, work and energy, and a solid future driven by commitment Of thousands of employees that make up the Coca-Cola system in every country in the world.
We have identified a set of core values that will help to revive the flame of our business. Some of these values are enduring, they arise from our history, we already know them. Others, however, will be new. But all of them must live in our hearts and minds and must manifest in our actions.
We are actively planning and building support mechanisms to ensure that we truly live our values.
Coca-Cola reaches Colima in 1942 thanks to the initiative and leadership of the family Brun, which initiated the distribution and sales of the Coca-Cola product 6.5 Oz. This product was shipped from Embotelladora “La Favorita” in Guadalajara, Jalisco by rail.
In 1954 the construction the bottling plant “Embotelladora de Colima” started. The company was founded by Mr. Emilio Castellanos O, Eduardo Brun S, Guillermo Brun R, Carlos Garcia Castellanos, Juan Garcia Castellanos and Vicente Garcia Castellanos. In April 1955 Embotelladora de Colima starts operations with a production line that had a capacity of 36 bottles per minute and 37 employees.
It was the first plant in Latin America that bottled Fanta Naranja and thus the second one that released to the Mexican market.
The franchise “Embotelladora de Colima” currently comprises the south region of Jalisco and the Colima region, it has 2 production and distribution centers within the city of Colima, it also has 2 lines of carbonated products and 1 line Agua Ciel water in its jug presentation, as well as 4 distribution centers in Ciudad Guzman, Tamazula, Sayula and Pihuamo, generating sources of direct employment for more than 1,000 employees and it provides service and a supply network for 10555 customers.
Embotelladora de Colima has always stood out for its commitment to product quality and good service always rating in the first places of the National Quality Index, gaining recognition as the most recent 1st place in the National Cup Run 2009, achieving certification in the Coca-Cola Quality System and now moving forward towards the certification in the ISO Management Systems, all thanks to the leadership of its management and the commitment of its employees in achieving the mission and vision as a company.
Corporacion del Fuerte, is a bottling company within the Coca-Cola system that is comprised by the company Embotelladora del Fuerte along its three franchises. They are located in Ciudad Cuauhtemoc Chihuahua, Los Mochis Sinaloa and Tijuana, Baja California, there you can also find “Servicios Ejecutivos del Noroeste”, its administration offices.
A division of the Mexican Coca Cola company, we are a non-carbonated beverage manufacturer. With 15 brands and 163 products, we offer a wide variety of options for consumer hydration and refreshment breaks throughout the day.
Our brands include: Del Valle, Santa Clara, Del Valle Reserva, Powerade, Fuze Tea, Vitaminwater, Frutsi, Ciel Mini, Monster and AdeS.
Our business philosophy and cultural organization ensures sustainable development that addresses the well-being of people and social responsibility through positive actions that generate value in the communities where we operate, among our workers and their families, consumers and Mexican society as a whole. For example, we are the first company in the Coca Cola System to have 100% of its workers certified in integrated systems of Security and Health, Quality, Food Safety and Environmental protection. Moreover, for the past fifteen years we have received recognition as a Socially Responsible Company.
6 production plants, a distribution center and corporate offices in Mexico
3000 employees and 15,000 indirect jobs
Margin of profitability of 16% on sales
A pioneer in the Group's business development, it is based in the bottling and distribution of soft drinks and purified water, operating the Coca-Cola brand franchise in the state of Nayarit and Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco.
The productive chain of this sector is made up of the following companies:
We are a leading bottling group that has managed to reach people, respecting their ideologies and forming a unique language that comes from a single word: Coca-Cola.
The Bottler covers the territory of the State of Hidalgo, Morelos and a small part of Puebla.
In order to cover the whole market, we have 14 distribution centers located in: Pachuca, Zacualtipan, Tizayuca, Sahagún, Huauchinango, Zacatlán, Tulancingo, Tula, Actopan, Ixmiquilpan, Progreso, Jojutla, Axochiapan and Cuautla plus 5 Mini Bodegas located in Ixtlahuaco, La Ceiba, Tetela, San Bartolo and Ahuacatlán, which provide services to thousands of retailers.
It is for all this that VOTTLER LAS MARGARITAS, S.A.P.I. DE C.V., has been consolidated as a company that has responded to the demands of the market, with quality, modernization and social commitment, contributing to the aggrandizement of Mexico.
As a result of specialization, today we can measure the growth in sales by product and by channel, the strategy to create the channels arises from the constant changes in the market by the retailers and the habits of the consumers, since with the appearance of so many substitute products, the company visualized that the only way to continue to increase the consumption of its beverages besides impacting the minds of consumers, was to meet the needs of consumption of liquids in their different presentations, since it is not the same strategy for people working in an office and people in an economic kitchen, that is why it was necessary to investigate the main channels of consumption, and it was decided to specialize the staff to create the new strategies to cover new market segments.
Industria Envasadora de Querétaro was the first company of its kind in the Mexican Republic established by the initiative of Mr. Roberto Ruiz Obregón, President of GRUPO FOMENTO QUERETANO, who in 1979 identified the need to create a canning plant for soft drinks brand Coca Cola and start The ambitious project. Four more groups of the seventeen Groups that were then part of the Mexican Coca-Cola Industry were joined to this initiative, being these GRUPO AZTECA, GRUPO IMPULSA, GRUPO VISA and GRUPO CIMSA, all of whom were already missing.
Refreshing Beverages of Nogales, was born on December 14, 1957, we bottled and distributed products of the brand Coca-Cola.
Located in the northwestern part of the State of Sonora, we serve more than 6,000 customers, with 3 distribution centers in Agua Prieta, Cananea and Nacozari.
PetStar is a sustainability project that defines the commitment of the Mexican Coca-Cola Industry to the environment. Its investors are: Arca Continental, Coca-Cola de México, Bepensa Bebidas, Corporación del Fuerte, Corporación Rica, Grupo Embotellador Nayar and Embotelladora de Colima. In June 2013 PetStar was named the World's Largest PET Food Grade Recycling Facility by "PCI PET Packaging Resin and Recycling, Ltd." with a capacity to produce 50,000 tonnes of high-quality recycled PET resin with a Social responsibility approach.
PetStar has a philosophy of excellence backed by certifications in ISO9001, ISO14001, ISO22000, ISO 50001, OHSAS18001, Safe Enterprise, Clean Industry, Clean Transport, Socially Responsible Enterprise, Super Companies, Operation Clean Sweap, as well as adherence to the Global Compact and Earth Charter.
In 2005, as a result of the alliance with Coca Cola Mexico, Coca Cola Femsa and Alpla de México was born the Mexican Recycling Industry, it is the first food grade recycling plant in Mexico and Latin America.
For the construction of the company, recycling technology capable of transforming post-consumer PET into food-grade flake was chosen, through a chemical reaction and physical processes that allow the total decontamination of the material, this process guarantees the highest characteristics of Purity comparable to those of virgin material, which nowadays allow millions of bottles to include up to 50% recycled material.
Imer has processed more than 140,000 tons in 10 years and currently has a capacity to process 25,000 tons of pet per year, has the backing of the health secretary and contributes significantly to the conservation of our environment and environment.