Coca-Cola workers in 24-hour strike

Workers who transport cans of Coca-Cola across the country are to stage a 24-hour strike next week in a row over pay, it was announced today.

Commodity prices leave Coke flat

Coca-Cola had to pay $300m (£180m) more for commodities, such as the polyethylene terephthalate (PET) used to make plastic bottles, in the first quarter, crimping profits to the extent that they missed Wall Street forecasts. Disruption in Japan and unexpectedly high marketing costs also hit the figures.

Coca-Cola unveils recycling plant venture

The soft drinks group Coca-Cola Enterprises has announced plans to set up Europe's biggest plastic-bottle recycling plant in North Lincolnshire by entering into a new joint venture with ECO Plastics. The plant will double the amount of recycled plastic currently produced in the UK – from about 35,000 tonnes last year to more than 75,000 tonnes.

India: Tribunal ruling against Coca-Cola

The local assembly in the state of Kerala yesterday approved a bill setting up a tribunal to look into compensation claims by residents complaining that a Coca-Cola bottling plant caused environmental damage.

Oilman bids to rescue Malvern Water

An American oil businessman wants to buy the recently closed Malvern Water bottling plant from Coca-Cola to restore the brand, drunk by royals for 400 years, to its former glory.

CCE considering secondary listing on the London Stock Exchange

Coca-Cola Enterprises, which bottles and distributes the world's most popular soft drink, is considering a secondary listing on the London Stock Exchange.

Coca-Cola workers set to strike after talks fail

Workers at a Coca-Cola factory are set to go on strike after the breakdown of talks aimed at resolving a row over pay, it was warned today.

Coca-Cola sales surge by 5 per cent

Coca-Cola regained its fizz yesterday as it said second-quarter revenues were up by 5 per cent worldwide and sales in its home market had risen by a crucial 2 per cent.

Asia and Brazil help Coca-Cola profits fizz higher

Coca-Cola yesterday delivered strong first-quarter profits, up by 19 per cent to $1.61bn (£1.05bn), boosted by strong performances in Asia and Brazil.

Peterborough unveil new manager

Peterborough have confirmed the appointment of Gary Johnson as their new manager.

London listing on the cards for Coca-Cola's UK bottling arm

US firm to bring North American bottling in-house as fizzy drink sales flatten

Complaints over GMTV breastfeeding debate comments

Ofcom is looking into complaints after a midwife suggested during a TV debate that breast milk may not be any better for older children than drinking cola.

Coca-Cola terminates league sponsorship

The Football League is looking for a new title sponsor after announcing that its partnership with Coca-Cola is to end after this season.

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