The Company was incorporated
in the year 1960 under the name and style of
ORIENT PROPERTIES PRIVATE LIMITED and till the
year 1970, the main object of the Company was
construction of Commercial Complexes and dealing
in REAL ESTATE business.
In the year 1971, the Company
steps into a PUBLIC LIMITED COMPANY and
diversified its business by set up a SOFT DRINKS
BOTTLING PLANT at Patna in Bihar and
subsequently the name of the company was changed
to ORIENT BEVERAGES LIMITED.
In the year 1973 the Company
starts its commercial production under the
franchise agreement with M/s. Parle Exports
Limited with Parle’s brand i.e. GOLD SPOT, LIMCA,
THUMPS UP, CITRA and BISLERI CLUB SODA.
In the year 1993, COCA-COLA
INDIA LIMITED took over the business operation
from M/s. Parle Exports Limited and as such the
Company became the bottler and franchisee of
M/S. COCA COLA INDIA LIMITED.
In the year 1997 M/S. COCA
COLA INDIA LIMITED decided to acquire the
bottling plant of the Company under the policy
to have "Company owned Bottling Plant" and as
such, on 3rd September 1998 the bottling plant
of the Company was taken over by M/s. Bharat
Coca Cola Bottling North East Private Limited, a
subsidiary of M/s. COCA COLA INDIA LIMITED.
Thereafter, the Company engaged itself in its
original activities of REAL ESTATE business.
In the year 2005, the Company
under the leadership of its Chairman SHRI N. K.
PODDAR, set up its own plant for manufacturing
and marketing of packaged drinking water of
BISLERI (a pioneer of PACKAGED DRINKING WATER)
in Kolkata under the franchisee agreement with
M/s. BISLERI INTERNATIONAL PRIVATE LIMITED.