Glossary

Anadolu Efes: Anadolu Efes Biracılık ve Malt Sanayii A.Ş., together with its subsidiaries and affiliates produces and markets beer, malt and soft drinks across a geography including Turkey, Russia, the CIS countries, South Eastern Europe and the Middle East. Anadolu Efes forms the Efes Beverages Group, a conglomerate with its subsidiaries and affiliates. The group is the beverage division of Anadolu Endüstri Holding A.Ş. (Anadolu Group), one of Turkey’s leading conglomerates.

BASIS (Beverage Advanced Standard Information System): A standardized sales accounting software system used by most of the Coca-Cola bottlers in the world

Bottler: A business like Coca-Cola İçecek that buys concentrates, beverage bases, or syrups made available by The Coca-Cola Company, converts them into finished packaged products, and markets and distributes them to customers.

Bottler’s agreement: An agreement between The Coca-Cola Company (TCCC) and a bottler of TCCC which governs the rights and obligations of the parties in relation to the manufacturing, packaging, distributing and selling of TCCC beverages in a specified geographical area.

CCI: Coca-Cola İçecek

CokePort: Coca-Cola İçecek’s intranet portal

Cold drink equipment: A generic term encompassing point of sale equipment such as coolers (refrigerators), vending machines and post mix machines.

Concentrate: A product manufactured by The Coca-Cola Company or other beverage company, sold to bottlers to prepare finished beverages through the addition of sweeteners and/or water.

Customer: An individual store, retail outlet, restaurant, or chain of stores or businesses that sells or serves our products directly to consumers.

EBITDA: Earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortization, and other non-cash items.

eKOsystem: The Coca-Cola Company’s Environment Management System

Global Reporting Initiative (GRI): The world's most widely used reporting framework  founded in 1997. It became a partner of UNEP (United Nations Environment Programme) in 1999.

HFCS (High Fructose Corn Syrup): Corn syrup with high levels of fructose. Processed from corn as a substitute sweetener to crystal sugar.

Non-ready to drink beverages: Beverages not ready for immediate consumption and need additional mixing. There are two types of non-ready to drink beverages; they are hot beverages including tea and coffee and beverages prepared from powder and concentrates

On-Premise: Outlets where consumers buy soft drinks for immediate consumption at or near the point-of-sale.

Per Capita Consumption: Average number of 8-ounce (236.5 ml) servings consumed per person, per year, in a specific market. Coca-Cola İçecek products' per capita consumption is calculated with the amount of unit case multiplied by 24 and divided by a specific region’s population.

PET (Polyethylene Terephthalate): The material from which CCI’s plastic soft drink bottles are manufactured.

Physical Case: The unique combination of beverage products and package sizes used for deliveries to customers.

Postmix: Dispensing system in a retail outlet. This system produces soft drinks by mixing syrup and carbonated water together at the time a consumer purchases a soft drink.

Preform: Intermediate product used in the production of PET bottles

Premix: A physical form of a beverage product in a metal container, ready for consumption.

Ready to drink beverage: Beverage in a prepared form, ready for consumption. Alcohol free sparkling beverages, juices, nectars and sweetened waters, ice teas, sports and energy drinks, bottled waters, HOD waters and ayran are included in this group.  Even though milk and milk products are not included in the ready to drink group, ayran is included.

REFPET: Refillable PET bottle

Sparkling beverage: Non-alcoholic beverage containing flavorings and sweeteners. Excludes, among other beverages, waters and flavored waters, juices and juice drinks, sports drinks, and teas and coffees.

Still beverage: Non-alcoholic non-sparkling beverage including, but not limited to, waters and flavored waters, juices and juice drinks, sports drinks, and teas and coffees.

Syrup: The concentrate used for beverage production either in the bottling or the Postmix distribution unit. Beverage extract consists of sweetener and treated water.

Take-Home: Products generally purchased for at-home or future consumption.

TCCQS: The Coca-Cola Quality System

The Coca-Cola Company: Founded in 1886, The Coca-Cola Company is the world’s leading manufacturer, marketer and distributor of non-alcoholic beverage concentrates and syrups that are used to produce more than 230 beverage brands. The Coca-Cola Company’s corporate headquarters are in Atlanta with local operations in nearly 200 countries around the world.

Unit Case: Unit of measurement that is the equivalent to 5,678 liters, in other words 24 servings or 192 American standard ounces.

Volume: The number of physical cases of products directly or indirectly sold to our customers.

The Coca-Cola System: The Coca-Cola Company and its bottling partners.

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