A centralized deposit-refund system for beverage containers will become reality as soon as 2022 – in neighboring Slovakia. Czechs, however, will have to wait for theirs.
Mattoni 1873 welcomes the nomination of Slovakian DRS operator. On January 5th, the Slovak Ministry of Environment appointed a consortium of four associations representing the soft drink, beer and retail sectors. This is an important step in Slovakia’s route to full-blown beverage packaging circularity, set for launch in January 2022. Czech authorities are currently not considering such a step.
Petra Kvitová and Mattoni: Two Czech Icons Announce Partnership
Petra Kvitová, one of the Czech Republic’s most successful tennis players, currently 8th in the WTA Tour rankings, is now an ambassador of renowned Czech mineral water Mattoni. As part of the long-term partnership, Mattoni will be Kvitová’s official water.
„Unpack it“ and support your favourite restaurant
The “Rozbalte to” (Unpack it) campaign will aid restaurants affected by pandemic restrictions. The campaign is appealing to people to order meals from their favorite places, “take them away” and enjoy at home. The project, initiated by Mattoni, is a joint effort with TV Nova, under the auspices of the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
Mattoni 1873 launches online store with nationwide delivery
Central Europe’s largest non-alcoholic beverage manufacturer Mattoni 1873 has launched an online store this summer, selling its own products. Mineral water, soft drinks and other products from their portfolio were delivered free of charge in Prague, where the project’s pilot phase was taking place. Now, the project is expanding into regional cities and lures customers with free delivery.
The first-ever returnable can will be available at Košík.cz
Returnable cans should draw attention to the need for sorting and recycling of beverage cans in the Czech Republic.
Mattoni 1873 continues to unify colours of its brands’ PET bottles
Hanácká kyselka, Poděbradka and Dobrá voda, important mineral water brands in the Czech market, will in the next few months be filled into PET bottles of one colour. Mattoni 1873 continues its progress towards sustainability by supporting eco-design of its brands’ bottles. The target is to make recycling even easier, ideally kick-start repeated recycling “from bottle to bottle”. Apart from smaller number of PET colours, efficient collection is crucial, i.e. implementation of the deposit system. Only then can be the impact of the beverage industry on environment radically decreased.
Mattoni 1873 reconstructed another historical building in Kyselka
Mattoni 1873 completed several years’ reconstruction of historical building of a so-called Hotel Praha in Kyselka. It follows other already completely reconstructed buildings in Kyselka – residential house Stallburg and Löschner pavillon with Mattoni Museum. Hotel Praha was reconstructed under careful supervision of historians and will accommodate IT department of the Czech No. 1 in the beverage market.
Mattoni 1873 produces more efficiently, decreasing electricity consumption while increasing production
Mattoni 1873, the largest producer and distributor of non-alcoholic beverages in CE, fulfil their plan to produce more efficiently in terms of energy consumption. In all of their 11 European factories, the group decreased electricity consumption on average by 9 % while increasing production by 20 %.
Mattoni 1873 invests into first 10 ŠKODA CITIGOe iV e-cars
Following its good experience from the pilot, Mattoni 1873 buys first 10 ŠKODA CITIGOe iV cars fuelled purely by electricity. They will replace the current Škoda Fabie used by sales representatives.
Phenomenal results of Mattoni 1873 in 2019
Mattoni 1873, the Central-European leader in soft drink market, has experienced another ground-breaking year in their history. The Group increased their revenue by 77% to 15,5 bn CZK and EBITDA increased by 74%. In the course of the year they acquired, via joint venture with Pepsico, the Serbian leader in mineral water and soft drinks market, Knjaz Miloš.
Mattoni 1873 transported already 500 000 pallets by rail
From Kyselka, Mattoni 1873 today despatched a 500 000th pallet with non-alcoholic beverages, which will go to its customers and consumers via rail. Thus, significantly hleping the environment as well as the highway system in the Czech Republic. The half-million of pallets transported by rail substitute more than 15 000 journeys of fully loaded trucks. The half-millionth pallet is headed to the Olomouc central warehouse of Kaufland.
Mattoni 1873 and PepsiCo finalize joint acquisition of Serbian producer of mineral water and soft drinks, Knjaz Miloš
Today in Belgrade, Mattoni 1873 through its subsidiary, Karlovarské minerální vody (KMV) and PepsiCo, Inc. (PepsiCo), through its subsidiary Frito-Lay Trading Company (Europe), finalized the acquisition of 100 % stake in the Serbian producer of mineral water and soft drinks, Knjaz Miloš, from Mid Europa Partners, via joint venture.
Karlovarské minerální vody adopt new identity: „Mattoni 1873"
The largest producer and distributor of non-alcoholic beverages in Central Europe, Karlovarské minerální vody, is uniting the family of its companies under a common name: “Mattoni 1873”. Name of the founder and the year of establishment are symbolically covered by eagle’s wings with a motto of “Sources and Tastes of Europe”.
KMV and PepsiCo joint venture to acquire Serbian mineral water and soft drinks producer Knjaz Miloš
Karlovarské minerální vody (KMV), the largest distributor of non-alcoholic drinks in Central Europe, and PepsiCo, Inc., a global food and beverage company operating in more than 200 countries and territories around the world, have agreed to buy 100% percent of the shares of Serbian mineral water and soft drinks producer Knjaz Miloš, through a joint venture.