Bottlers Join Forces to Protect Environment


Beverage and water bottling companies have formed an association that will be tasked with environmental rehabilitation and recycling products discharged from the industry. Dubbed the Green Economy & Plastic Collection Development, the Association has 20 founding members and received accreditation from the Agency of Civil Society Organizations in mid-July. The consortium of water, soft drink and juice bottlers was established to rehabilitate the natural resources used for production.

መንግስታዊ ያልሆነ የልማት ማህበር የተቋቋመ መሆኑን ስለማሳወቅ፤

እንኳን ደስ አላችሁ እንኳን ደስ አለን!

ኢትዮጵያ የታሸገ ውሃ፤ የለስላሳ መጠጥ፤ የአትክልትና ፍራፍሬ አቀነባባሪዎች/ አምራች ኢንዱስትሪዎች ማህበር ለወደፊቱ ከመንግስት ጋር በተሻለ ሁኔታ ተቀራርቦ ለመስራት እንዲያስችለው በተወሰኑ የማህበሩ አባላት መስራችነት # የአረንጓዴ ኢኮኖሚና ፕላስቲክ አሰባሳቢ የልማት ማህበር (ጂኢፒሲልማ)$ ፡ #Green Economy & Plastic Collection Development Association (GEPCDA) $ የተባለውን መንግስታዊ ያልሆነ የልማት ማህበር አቋቁሟል፡፡

Certificate for GEPC (pdf)


Bottlers request suspension of excise tax, VAT

Ethiopian Bottled Water, Soft Drink, Fruit and Vegetable Manufacturing Industries Association (EBSFMIA) ask Ministry of Finance (MoF) to suspend excise tax and value added tax (vat) for the time being. In a letter the association sent to MoF stated that its members are highly affected because of the outbreak of coronavirus.
“As per our evaluation the sector particularly the bottled water business is significantly affected by the outbreak,” the letter signed by Ashenafi Merid, General Manager of EBSFMIA, states.

EBSFMIA Donates 100,000 birr for the Addis Ababa City Administration Trust Fund.

The Ethiopian Bottled water, Soft drink, fruits and Vegetables Processing manufacturing Industries Association (EBSFMIA) has donated 100, 000 birr to the Addis Ababa City Administration Trust Fund, dated April 01, 2020.

On the event organized by the City Administration, the President of the Association Eng. Getnet Belay has submitted the cheque to the City Administration Mayor Eng. Takele Uma.

The donation will be dedicated to the efforts made by the government to combat the spread of Covid-19 virus throughout the city as well as the country in general.

Eng. Takele Uma appreciated the Association’s effort in donating this fund as well as mobilizing the members of the Association to commit their part.

Source: The secretariat of EBSFMIA

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