Gold Water Hits the Market

December 21 , 2019

Goldwater, a subsidiary of Gold Group, launched bottled water products early last week at Skylight Hotel. Gold Group set up the Gold Still Water Bottling Plant at the Taxeq Industry Zone in Burayu in Oromia Regional State and the Gold Sparkling Water Plant in Ambo town in Oromia Regional State at a combined investment of over 600 million Br. Gold Still Water Bottling Plant will have a capacity of producing 170,000 bottles an hour in 330ml, 600ml, one-litre, two-litre and 20-litre bottles. The plant started operation in Burayu with a production capacity of 18,000 bottles an hour on a 30,000Sqm area with one bore well with a 133-metre depth. The plant has created employment opportunities for over 300 employees. Gold Sparkling Water Plant, which rests on two hectares of land, will have a production capacity of 24,000lt of sparkling water an hour and is expected to enter the market after six months with a half-litre bottle. When it becomes operational, it is expected to create 120 jobs.


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