Industry Visit To Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages Pvt. Ltd
An industry visit was organised for SY B.Com Div. D Business Environment students on the 27th of February 2019 to Hindustan Coca- Cola Beverages Pvt. Ltd, Verna Goa at 11:00 am. The industry visit was a part of the topic ‘Industrialization in Goa’.
At the industry, Ms. Deeksha Shetty, Team Leader (QA) briefed the students about the industry. It was registered in 2008 and has gained immense expertise in supplying and trading of soft drinks, Coca Cola etc. This company is one of the leading sellers of soft drink products. She discussed about the various core products of Coca-Cola, its various categories as well as about the new products. The competitive advantages of Coca-Cola were discussed, viz. large supply and distribution network, marketing capabilities, financial strength, flavors and packaging.
Students were shown the production area which was divided into two categories- the glass bottle line and the plastic bottle line. The process of each was explained with regard to washing of used bottles at high temperature, making of plastic bottles, filling process, closure systems, inspection, quality check, labeling and laser coding. The speed of the glass bottle line was 600 bottles per minute and that of plastic bottle line was 450 bottles per minute.
The students were fascinated to see the massive machines being used in the production process and its speed of production. At the end, the organization was kind enough to provide our students with soft drinks. This industry visit was attended by a total of 33 enthusiastic students.