With a reputation for power brands and great marketing, the $400m soft drinks company has big plans - including real estate and African beach resorts.
May 6, 2008 3:15 by kippreport
The company has two manufacturing facilities – one in Dammam, Saudi Arabia, the other in Dubai. The $55m Dubai facility, which was opened in 2005, has a capacity of 30 million cases per annum, which can be expanded to produce up to 50 million cases. This basically translates into 1,200 cans and 750 non-returnable bottles per minute. The Dammam facility produces 40 million cases per annum.
Recently, Aujan said that it will invest $100m building two beverage factories in Iran. It also announced that it has plans to spend $30m expanding its production facilities in Dubai and the modernization of its Dammam production facilities. According to the company, it is also considering investing in similar projects in Iraq and North Africa.