President Coleiro Preca visits General Soft Drinks premises

President applauds General Soft Drinks Ltd for its contribution to the Maltese economy

7 August 2017, 12:07pm
The General Soft Drinks Ltd has pledged to continue supporting the Malta Community Chest Fund, during a visit President Marie Louise Coleiro Preca paid to the company’s premises in Marsa.

The President was greeted by the Chief Operations Officer, Maria Micallef and members of the Senior Management Team.

During the visit, Coleiro Preca was given a guided tour around the plant and was walked through the process of production, bottling and packaging.  During the tour, she had the opportunity to meet and speak with several company employees. 

In her address, the President praised General Soft Drinks for its contribution to the Maltese economy and for always providing job and growth opportunities for people living within the Maltese society.

President Coleiro Preca also applauded the company’s sense of Corporate Social Responsibility and thanked the management and employees for its constant support to the Malta Community Chest Fund Foundation. 

Micallef thanked the President for her visit and for her passion for social justice.  “Through the production and distribution of its beverages General Soft Drinks Ltd and GSD Marketing Ltd, enables economic activity in its local value chain that amounts to €50 million and supports more than 1,000 jobs in Malta,” Micallef said.

“Apart from the commercial aspect, our companies have a strong Corporate Social Responsibility mainly in the areas of social solidarity, the environment and education.  This is clearly shown in the support we give to various local NGO’s as well as educational and environmental campaigns.”

Micallef added that the company looked forward to continue supporting the Malta Community Chest Fund Foundation.