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Olayan Saudi Holding Company


Companies by Core Sector

Today OSHCO operates in five economically attractive sectors: Food & Beverage, Restaurants, Health & Personal Care, ICT & Industrial Services and Energy Services. Each sector is led by experts within the field and the portfolio in total is comprised of over 20 operating companies.

Coca-Cola Bottling Company of Saudi Arabia (CCBCSA)

In 1988, The Olayan Group reintroduced Coca-Cola to Saudi Arabia following a long absence. In January 1993, a joint venture between The Olayan Group and The Coca-Cola Company - the world's largest beverage company and marketer of soft drinks - established The Coca-Cola Bottling Company of Saudi Arabia (CCBCSA).

By 2000, CCBCSA had captured 30% of the carbonated soft drink market in the Kingdom with impressive growth in the greater Mideast as well. Coca-Cola products now represent nearly 40% of all carbonated soft drink sales in the region.

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El Rashidi El Mizan (REM)

Started in Cairo in 1889 as a small family business, El Rashidi El Mizan now stands as a leading food producer in the MENA region with one of the strongest brand names in Egypt. The Olayan Group acquired the company in 2015.

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General Trading Company (GTC)

General Trading Company (GTC) is among Saudi Arabia's largest importers and distributors of consumer products representing major international principals including Colgate-Palmolive, Mondelez, Lindt and Sprungli, Abu Bint Rice, Topps, Agthia, and Elledi.

Founded in 1954, GTC is one of The Olayan Group's oldest and largest companies. It markets hundreds of branded product lines and numerous category leaders, including food products, personal and dental care products, and confectionery.

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Gulf Union Foods Co. (GUC)

Gulf Union Foods Co. was founded in 1999. It is one of the modern leading companies in the production and marketing of juices and beverages. The company is located in the third industrial city in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, where it was equipped with the latest machinery, equipment and production lines with highly technical specifications, advanced technology and the highest standards of quality. Since the start of production, the company has identified its objective of offering new distinct products.

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Health Water Bottling Co. Ltd. (HWBC)

Early on, The Olayan Group recognized the growing consumer market in Saudi Arabia and created businesses to meet consumer needs, among them the Health Water Bottling Co. Ltd. (HWBC).

Formed in 1973, HWBC is one of the largest and oldest water bottling companies in the Kingdom, and was the first to be awarded the "Quality Mark" by the Saudi Arabian Standards Organization. Today, the company is a member of the International Bottled Water Association (IBWA).

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Saudi Bakeries Company (SBCO)

Saudi Bakeries Company’s vision is to become a leader in the bakery industry by satisfying the need of quality products for retail and food service while ensuring flexibility, high quality and innovation.

“Through innovation and creativity with technological excellence we want to provide bakery products that offer healthy consumer options. While doing this we will continuously evaluate and improve our working methods from shop floor through business head in order to create an efficient, lean and successful business renowned in the Bakeries sector.”

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