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  • 1964

  • The first franchise in İstanbul granted to İMSA (Has Group) to bottle and distribute The Coca-Cola Company (TCCC) beverages.

  • 1968

  • İMBAT (Özgörkey Group) granted mandate for İzmir territory.

  • İMSA granted franchise for Adana territory.

  • 1971

  • MEDA formed. İMBAT awarded Antalya territory. İMSA granted Bursa territory.

  • 1973

  • ANSAN formed by Has Group.

  • 1975

  • ANSAN granted Ankara and Black Sea franchise.

  • 1977

  • ÖZ-PA formed by Özgörkey Group.

  • 1984

  • ÖZDAĞ formed by Özgörkey Group.

  • 1988

  • MAKSAN formed. TCCC through Atlantic Industry acquired 88 % of ANSAN and MEDA.

  • 1991

  • MEPA formed (99.99 % owned by TCCC).

  • 1996

  • Anadolu Group bought 1/3 equity of MAKSAN, MEPA, ANSAN and MEDA.

  • 1998

  • Atlantic Industry and Anadolu Group each bought 40 % of İMBAT, ÖZDAĞ and ÖZPA. E.Özgörkey İçecek Yatırımı A.Ş. bought 11.2 %, Etap İçecek Yatırımı A.Ş. bought 8.8 % , and Anodolu Group bought 6.675 % of MAKSAN, MEPA, ANSAN and MEDA.

  • 2000

  • ANSAN and İMBAT merged to become MAKSAN. MAKSAN’s new trade name: COCA-COLA İÇECEK ÜRETİM A.Ş. MEDA, ÖZ-PA and ÖZDAĞ merged to become MEPA. MEPA’s new trade name: COCA-COLA SATIŞ VE DAĞITIM A.Ş.

  • 2002

  • COCA-COLA İÇECEK ÜRETİM A.Ş.’s new trade name: COCA-COLA İÇECEK A.Ş. (CCİ). COCA-COLA SATIŞ VE DAĞITIM A.Ş. become CCİ’s wholly owned subsidiary.

  • 2005

  • The sale and distribution of Coca-Cola products in Iraq became effective through the establishment of “The Coca-Cola Bottling Co. of Iraq FZCO” through a 50-50% parntnership with a local partner. CCI purchased 51.87% of Efes Invest from Anadolu Efes. Efes Invest purchased a 90 % stake in The Coca-Cola Bottling Company of Jordan.

  • 2006

  • CCI purchased natural source water company Mahmudiye Ltd. CCI’s IPO was successfully completed and CCI’s shares began to be traded on the Istanbul Stock Exchange on May 12. CCI and Efes Invest merged under the name Coca-Cola Icecek in December.

  • 2007

  • CCI acquired a 50% stake in Syrian Soft Drink Sales and Distribution LLC (SSDSD) thereby entering the Syrian market.

  • Following a 50 million YTL investment in the production facility in Sapanca, “Damla” branded natural source water was made available in 0.5 liter, 1.5 liter and 5 liter PET packs in addition to its 19 liter HOD pack size.

  • 2008

  • CCI’s Board of Directors approved the acquisition of up to 50% stake in Coca-Cola Beverages Pakistan Ltd. (“CCBPL”) whose majority is owned by The Coca-Cola Company subsidiaries.

  • Coca-Cola Zero was launched in Turkey by Coca-Cola Icecek.

  • Coca-Cola Satış ve Dağıtım A.Ş. ("CCSD"), a fully owned subsidiary of Coca-Cola İçecek A.Ş. ("CCI"), began the sales and distribution of Doğadan products throughout Turkey, beginning in September, 2008.

  • 2009

  • CCI acquired The Coca-Cola Export Corporation’s (TCCEC) 13.75% share and Day Investments Ltd’s 12.50% share in in Turkmenistan Coca-Cola Bottlers Limited (TCCB), thereby increasing its total share from 33.25% to 59.5%.

  • In order to meet additional capacity requirement in the water sector, CCI purchased certain real estates, movables, licenses and other assets related to the water business of Sandras.

  • 2011

  • CCI’s indirect share in CCBIL increased from 30% to 100%.

  • 2012

  • CCI purchased approximately 65% of Al Waha for Soft Drinks, Juices, Mineral Water, Plastics, and Plastic Caps Production LLC (Al Waha), the largest local bottler in Southern Iraq operating in the field of soft drinks production, sales and distribution. The necessary infrastructure in our Hilla and Karbala plants inherited as a result of this acquisition was completed in a very short time, allowing Coca-Cola production to start in 2013.

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