By Marisol Bo-oc | 12:16 PM September 16, 2022
A Coca-Cola plant in Tagbilaran City in Bohol province was forced to close temporarily its bottling operation on Friday, Sept. 16, due to the “lack of supply of bottler’s grade sugar, as a result of the ongoing sugar crisis.”
A tarpaulin hangs on the fence of Coca-Cola Beverages Philippines, Inc. bottling plant along CPG Avenue in Tagbilaran City.
“This Coca Cola plant has suspended bottling operations due to the lack of supply of bottlers grade sugar, as a result of the ongoing sugar crisis,” the announcement reads.
There was no further statement from the company as to when will they going to resume their operations.
The Coca-Cola plant in Tagbilaran City was established in December 1953.
Shortage on the supply of sugar continues to rise and has already affected the business operations of companies where sugar is an essential ingredient.