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$30 million Pepsi deal to create 5,000 jobs in Zimbabwe

Staff writer ▼ | November 17, 2015
Government and an Indian firm which makes Pepsi products held a ground-breaking ceremony for a $30 million bottling plant in Harare, which will create nearly 5,000 jobs by 2018.
New jobs   A bottling plant in Harare
Varun Beverages Limited will also venture into the agro-industry, solar energy and healthcare to increase its investment to almost $250 million in the next few years.

Speaking during the ground- breaking ceremony in Willowvale, Industry and Commerce Minister Mike Bimha said the investment would lure other Indian investors.

The investment is part of efforts to turnaround the economy by encouraging investors to come.

Countless investors from Europe and Asia have been expressing interest to bring their money in Zimbabwe.