Coca-Cola once again scooped the Consumer Green Award, as well the Consumer Social Investment Award in the 2019 Sunday Times Top Brands Awards. The brand was also placed second in the Consumer Overall Favourite Brand Grand Prix category, and the Soft Drinks Category was won by
The survey, conducted by Kantar on behalf of Tiso Blackstar Group and the Sunday Times, is considered the leading barometer of consumer sentiment towards brands in the country.
“People matter, the planet matters, and we’re delighted that the
Through programmes such as Replenish Africa Initiative (RAIN), which aims to replenish an amount of water equivalent of what we use by 2030; and World Without Waste, our commitment to collect a bottle or can for every one we produce by 2030, we can demonstrate what the
Kantar conducted face-to-face interviews with 3 500 adults in the metro and non-metro areas of South Africa in the Consumer sample.
The methodology used to establish brand ranking and category winners was based on the concept of relative advantage. This takes brand familiarity and awareness, the perceptions of users and non-users, as well as the size of brand presence in the market into account.
“Coca-Cola has been in South Africa for more than 90 years and by continually listening to consumers and taking their feedback into account, we’ve been able to remain one of South Africa’s favourite brands,” added Avellar. “It’s all part of our mission to do business the right way, not just the easy way.”
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