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The new line to improve company’s bottling capacity. Image:Bigstock

Oman Refreshment starts new PET bottling line

MUSCAT, February 8, 2016

Oman Refreshment Company (ORC), a leading food and beverage company in Oman, has announced the official launch of a new polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottling line at a plant in the Bausher district in Muscat, a report said.

The new line will significantly enhance the company’s carbonated soft drinks bottling capacity, said the Oman Daily Observer report.

The investment in the new PET bottling line is within the company’s strategic plan to enhance its customer propositions and strengthen the customer preferences for its innovative products by continually improving its product portfolio, while investing suitably in its logistics and distribution infrastructure spread across the sultanate, it added.

The inauguration took place in the presence of local dignitaries and PepsiCo officials.

ORC is the official bottling company in the sultanate for PepsiCo’s liquid range of beverages (LRB), said the report.

The LRB range of ORC product range includes various PepsiCo brands such as Mountain Dew, Pepsi, Mirinda, 7 Up, Shani, Tropicana Fruitz, Lipton Ice Tea, Bario and Aquafina Water, besides the company’s own juice product under the brand name ‘Top Fruit’.  

The company’s state-of-the-art bottling operations are designed to produce soft drinks in different pack sizes of cans, non-returnable glass bottles (NRB) and PET bottles. The new PET bottling line is equipped to produce various PET packages that suit the different ‘occasion’ requirements of consumers in single serve (SS) and multi-serve (MS) PET bottles, added the report.

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