Varum Beverages, the guys that produce Pepsi Cola and some of the famous Mirinda drinks, 7 Up and mountain Dew yesterday opened the second phase of their manufacturing plant in Harare the Herald reports.
The President was invited to commission the plant and as a guest took the time to remind Zimbabweans of his hard work when he said Zimbabwe was on the right path, Said ED:
We are moving in the right direction by opening up and allowing protection of investments in Zimbabwe and creating economic space for business to thrive and those who have talent among us should be allowed to exercise that talent.
This investment feeds into our national Vision 2030 and complements milestones committed in the 2020 National Budget, gearing for higher productivity, growth and job creation, especially for women and youths.
…I call upon you and other investors to take advantage of Zimbabwe’s geo-strategic location to develop vibrant export strategies. Sadc, Comesa and the African Continental Free Trade Area are markets in which Zimbabwean-produced products must have a strong presence
The new phase of the production had added three new production lines.
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