AC Named Socially Responsible Company for 15th Consecutive Year


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AC Named Socially Responsible Company for 15th Consecutive Year






Monterrey, Mexico, February 12, 2018. - Arca Continental S.A.B. de C.V., the second-largest Coca-Cola bottler in Latin America, announced today that it was recognized for the 15th consecutive year as Socially Responsible Company by CEMEFI, the Mexican Philanthropy Center, for its ethical and sustainable management in the economic, social and environmental areas, as well as for its community wellness programs.  In addition, PetStar, the largest food-grade PET recycling plant in the world, led by Arca Continental, Coca-Cola de Mexico and a group of Mexican bottlers, was recognized for the fourth consecutive year, while Bokados, Arca Continental’s snacks business in Mexico, was awarded for the third straight year.

CEMEFI announced that Arca Continental, PetStar, Bokados and the other winning companies, including several members of the Mexican Coca-Cola Industry, will receive the distinction of ESR 2018 at the 11th Annual Latin American Socially Responsible Company Forum which will be held from May 14-17, 2018.


With this, Arca Continental reiterates its commitment to the wellness of the communities it serves, as well as that of its employees, the protection of the environment and the sustainable development of Mexico and the other countries in which it operates.




About Arca Continental


Arca Continental is a company dedicated to the production, distribution, and sale of non-alcoholic beverages which are brand names of The Coca-Cola Company as well as salty snacks under the brands of Bokados in Mexico, Inalecsa in Ecuador, and Wise in the United States. With an outstanding track record of more than 91 years, Arca Continental is the second largest Coca-Cola bottling company in Latin America and one of the most important in the world. Within its Coca-Cola franchise, the company serves a population of more than 118 million in the northern and western parts of Mexico as well as Ecuador, Peru, the northern region of Argentina and the Southwestern U.S. Arca Continental is listed on the Mexican Stock Market under the ticker symbol "AC". For further information about Arca Continental, please visit


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