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Coca-Cola joins Uganda iced Tea category with the launch of Fuze Tea

Uganda’s beverage giant Coca-Cola has today announced an expansion of their product line with the official launch of Fuze Tea – a unique blend of tea extract and fruit flavors created through a process that ensures a delightful fusion of tea, fruit, herbs and other natural ingredients.

Coca-Cola team launching Fuze Tea at Century Bottling company, Namanve

Launched at the Coca-Cola bottling plant in Namanve, the preservative-free beverage comes in two flavors – Peach and Apple & Lemon Grass – that will appeal to busy consumers looking for a refreshing and delicious drink while they entertain, socialize or work.

According to Coca-Cola Uganda Brand Manager, Miriam Limo, consumers’ tastes have evolved and so has Coca-Cola’s offerings and the launch of Fuze tea is testament to the company’s innovation agenda.

“We recognize that our consumers’ have diverse tastes and preferences, and the launch of Fuze Tea gives us a unique opportunity to give our consumers a refreshing beverage to enjoy as they go about their busy schedules. This brand promises to deliver a unique great tasting refreshment with the benefits of tea,” she said.

Coca-Cola’s Marketing Manager Maggie Kigozi, giving a speech during the launch

Following the launch of Fuze Tea, Coca-Cola will hold a series of activations with the aim of creating awareness and availing an opportunity for consumers to sample and purchase the refreshing drink

“We shall set up Fuze tea booths at universities, workplaces and malls to give our on-the-go consumers an opportunity to interact with the refreshing beverage,” stated Coca-Cola’s Marketing Manager Maggie Kigozi.

During the breakfast launch, media and staff were invited to sample the different Fuze Tea flavors and learn more about their ingredients.

Century Bottling Company Managing Director, Conrad Van Niekerk at the launch

Fuze Tea is currently available in 52 countries worldwide and is currently launching in 37 additional countries across Europe. In East Africa, Uganda is the first country to launch Fuze Tea, with rollouts expected to follow in other markets.

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