On 13 December Virginijus Sinkevičius Minister of Economy of the Republic of Lithuania and Robertas Dargis the President of Lithuanian Confederation of Industrialists' honoured our Company with the prestigious Golden medal of "Product of the Year 2018" for the excellent natural mineral still water "Neptunas".

Erika Jureviciute, Member of the Coca‑Cola HBC Baltics Board, received award from the Lithuania Republic Minister of Economics and President of Lithuania Industrialist Confederation

This award is established by Lithuanian Confederation of Industrialists' (LCI) - the biggest local organization of more than 50 various industry associations - and is given for the best products and services in the country.

The aim of the contest "Lithuanian Product of the Year" is to promote competitiveness of highest quality Lithuanian products, represent the country products and services to local and international consumers. The commission of LCI each year awards different Lithuanian food and drink products and services based on their achievements in the local and foreign markets. It has been 5 years since water was named the Product of the Year.

'Since "Neptunas" is part of our portfolio we knew it is a special brand that receives a lot of love in Lithuania. This award is an important recognition to us as it proves how much people like and value "Neptunas". I am happy that this is also visible in other markets as we have been experiencing growing sales results all over the Baltics. It makes us very excited to have this product in our portfolio and we hope that our plans and developments will help the brand grow even further', states CCHBC Baltics General Manager Konstantin Choukchoukov.

"Neptunas" brand was acquired by Coca‑Cola System in 2016. In 2017 it was launched in Latvia and in 2018 in Estonia. "Neptunas" natural mineral water is extracted in the unique, extremely clean and protected area – Varena's forests, on the edge of national park. Due to low minerals has a unique neutral taste and is perfect for daily consumption. It is registered with authorities as suitable for babies.