President of Malta George Vella visited the premises of General Soft Drinks Ltd at the Marsa Industrial Estate.
The President and Mrs Vella were walked through the process of production, bottling, and packaging sections, and had the opportunity to meet and speak with several company employees.
During his speech, President Vella praised General Soft Drinks for its contribution to the Maltese economy and described the company as a “pillar of strength to the manufacturing sector in Malta.”
President Vella noticed the importance given to the environment and sustainability by the same company, especially in their operating ways to tackle the issue of plastic waste in Malta and their future plans to deal with plastic waste in general. He urged all of the employees to strongly continue to build their commitment and drive in this regard.
“It would also be great to see you developing further your engagement with students that embark on vocational training. Hands-on experience in these premises, and in a high-level professional set-up, could provide immense benefits to our young students”, said President Vella.
He also commended the company’s Corporate Social Responsibility and thanked the company for its constant support of the Malta Community Chest Fund Foundation.