Coca‑Cola has been refreshing Swiss consumers since 1936.
Coca‑Cola is more Swiss than you might think.
50 years after its invention, Coca‑Cola arrived in Switzerland in 1936. Coca‑Cola HBC Switzerland is the only bottling company in Switzerland that produces and distributes Coca‑Cola products in the country. We produce our beverages locally: in Dietlikon and Vals.
Over the years, we have continuously developed and built up our operations. We generate a local value of 916 million Swiss Francs for the Swiss economy, that is the equivalent of 0.1 percent of national gross domestic product (GDP).
- CHF 916 million value creation for the Swiss economy
- 2 plants in Dietlikon and Vals
We refresh Swiss people with approximately 450 million litres of soft drinks a year. Over 80 percent of the drinks sold in Switzerland by Coca‑Cola HBC are manufactured locally. 95 percent of our beverage ingredients originate in Switzerland: sugar, carbonic acid and drinking and mineral water.
- > 80% of all products sold are produced in Switzerland
- 95% of all ingredients come from Swiss suppliers
At Coca‑Cola HBC Switzerland, our people are our most important asset. We employ around 900 people and ensure about 9,200 jobs along the entire value chain in the food and retail sectors and in logistics, manufacturing and agriculture. We aim to provide our people with rewarding careers, excellent development opportunities and a safe, fair workplace.
- > 800 employees
- 9,200 indirect created jobs in Switzerland
These figures are based on the study «Socio-Economic Effects of Coca‑Cola in Switzerland» (SEIA). The study was launched in order to analyse Coca‑Cola’s influence on the Swiss economy and to verify this with concrete figures. The study was conducted for the second time in 2016, this time by Prof. Ethan B. Kapstein and Dr. René Kim with the support of the consulting firm Steward Redqueen, using business figures from 2015. It analysed the relationship between Coca‑Cola and the Swiss national economy along the entire value chain. The authors examined all economic activities triggered by the manufacture, packaging, marketing, sale and delivery of our products to consumers which generate direct and indirect private income and tax revenue for the Federal State.