EBITDA grew 15.7% with Revenue up 4.1% in 1Q21

EBITDA grew 15.7% with Revenue up 4.1% in 1Q21


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EBITDA grew 15.7% with Revenue up 4.1% in 1Q21

Monterrey, Mexico, April 23, 2021 – Arca Continental, S.A.B. de C.V. (BMV: AC*) (“Arca Continental” or “AC”), the second-largest Coca-Cola bottler in Latin America, announced its results for the first quarter of 2021 (“1Q21”).



  • -Net Sales increased 4.1% when compared to 1Q20 to Ps. 40,475 million.
  • -EBITDA totaled Ps. 7,681 million, 15.7% and EBITDA margin of 19.0% for an expansion of 190 basis points.
  • -Net Income declined 3.5% to Ps. 2,585 million, representing a net margin of 6.4%.




“One year after the outset of the pandemic and its impact to the countries in which we operate, we continue to focus on maintaining a safe workplace for our associates, while supporting healthcare systems and vulnerable groups. We are also contributing to economic reactivation efforts as we keep the pace of initiatives to widen our broad portfolio of products, improve and innovate service models and drive strategic sustainability projects. In line with this strategy, we delivered solid quarterly results, achieving an increase in sales of 4.1% and an EBITDA growth of 15.7%, for a margin expansion of 190 basis points”, said Arturo Gutiérrez, CEO of Arca Continental.


“In 2021, we will continue to focus on the recovery of consumption in our markets, and in expanding the scope of our digital initiatives to face the new consumer dynamics and trends, while we sustain our company’s profitability and liquidity based on our proven operational discipline”, he added.


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About Arca Continental

Arca Continental produces, distributes, and markets beverages under The Coca-Cola Company brand, as well as snacks in Mexico, Ecuador, and the United States. With an outstanding history spanning more than 95 years, Arca Continental is the second-largest Coca-Cola bottler in Latin America, and one of the largest in the world. Through its Coca-Cola franchise, the company serves more than 123 million people in the Northern and Western regions in Mexico, as well as in Ecuador, Peru, in the Northern region of Argentina, and in the Southwestern United States. Arca Continental is listed on the Mexican Stock Exchange under the ticker “AC”. For more information about Arca Continental, please visit www.arcacontal.com

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