Although the details of the project are still being worked out, according to the plans, the bottling of Pepsi soft drinks for the Hungarian market will be done at Szentkirály. This is currently happening in Austria, the Czech Republic, and Romania.
By the way, the news was previously aired by Levente Balogh, the owner of Szentkirályi, who in an interview for Frisbi TV said that starting in the fall of 2024, they will be able to fill Pepsi at the Szentkirály site.
In 2018, Pepsi’s Hungarian division was acquired by Europe Mineral Water Holding (CEMW), in which Balogh is a co-owner together with the Pasquale family, and of which the Hungarian businessman is the president (Szentkirályi Ásványvíz Kft. merged into CEMW). Through the transaction, CEMW became the exclusive domestic distributor of soft drinks and food products and the holder of franchise rights.
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