A technology used for packaging preservative-free products, especially fresh juice and tea, under sterile conditions.
Business entities that sell, manufacture, and distribute beverages of The Coca-Cola Company under a franchise agreement.
A beverage production facility, including associated warehouses, workshops, and other on-site buildings and installations.
Base of a beverage, to which water and other ingredients are added to produce beverages. It may contain concentrated plant extracts, fruit juices, colourings and other components.
Coca-Cola Hellenic Group
Coca-Cola Hellenic HBC AG. and, as the context may require, its subsidiaries and joint ventures. Also, ‘the Company’ or ‘the Group’.
The Coca-Cola Company and its bottling partners.
Cold drink equipment; CDE
A generic term encompassing point-of-sale equipment such as coolers (refrigerators), vending machines and post mix machines that cool beverages for immediate consumption.
Person who drinks Coca-Cola Hellenic Group products.
Corporate Social Responsibility.
Retail outlet, restaurant or other operation that sells or serves Coca-Cola Hellenic Group products directly to consumers.
Earnings before interest and tax.
Earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation, and other non-cash items.
Equipment used in retail outlets to dispense beverages into cups or glasses for immediate consumption.
Future consumption, FC
A distribution channel where consumers buy beverages in multi-serve packages (typically one litre and above) for consumption at a later time, mainly at home.
Abbreviation of Guideline Daily Amounts.
The International Commission for the Protection of the Danube River is partner in the Company’s Green Danube programme.
Immediate consumption, IC
A distribution channel where consumers buy beverages in chilled singleserve packages (typically 0.5 litre or smaller) and fountain products for immediate consumption, mainly away from home.
Abbreviation for Information Technology.
When used in reference to geographic areas, territory in which Coca-Cola Hellenic Group does business, often defined by national boundaries.
Non-alcoholic carbonated beverages containing flavourings and sweeteners, excluding, among others, waters and flavoured waters, juices and juice drinks, sports and energy drinks, and teas.
Non-alcoholic beverages without carbonation including, but not limited to, waters and flavoured waters, juices and juice drinks, sports and energy drinks, and teas.
Also referred to as bottling plant, this refers to a bottling facility of Coca-Cola Hellenic Group, where beverages are manufactured.
PET, Polyethylene Teraphthalate
A form of polyester used to make lightweight, shatter-resistant bottles for beverages, food and non-food. PET can be recycled into new containers, clothing, carpeting, automotive parts and industrial materials.
PET to PET
A recycling system for post-consumer PET bottles. Used bottles are collected, sorted, cleaned, ground and transformed into new material for manufacture in PET bottle performs.
Drinks that are pre-mixed and packaged, ready to be consumed immediately with no further preparation.
237ml or 8oz of beverage. Equivalent to 1/24 of a unit case.
The Coca-Cola Company and, as the context may require, its subsidiaries.
Union of European Beverages Association, a founding member of the EU Platform for Action on Diet, Physical activity and Health.
Approximately 5.678 litres or 24 servings of 8 U.S. ounces, the size of the original Coca-Cola bottle.
A business that uses vending machines to sell products. Vending machines are automatic devices that sell goods such as beverages and snacks without a cashier.
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