The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control has commended the Nigerian Bottling Company Limited and Coca-Cola Nigeria for adherence to acceptable standards, guidelines and regulations necessary for food safety and quality.
The Director General, NAFDAC, Prof. Moji Adeyeye, gave this commendation shortly after a tour of the NBC Ikeja plant.
She commended the firms for investing in world-class facilities and upgrading their production lines in line with global best practices.
“In terms of relationship with NAFDAC, I must note that the Coca-Cola System-NBC Limited and Coca-Cola Nigeria have been very engaging, transparent and proactive, thereby making our work a lot easier.
“I can say that our work has been enhanced not only as regulator safeguarding the health of the people but also as enabler in enhancing the capacity of the beverage industry. We are indeed very glad with the facility we have seen here today,” a statement signed by the Director, Legal, Public Affairs and Communications, Sade Morgan, quoted her as saying.
The Managing Director, NBC Limited, Mr George Polymenakos, expressed appreciation to NAFDAC for the visit, noting that the support from the regulatory agency had contributed a great deal to improving the firm’s business performance.