US food and beverages giant PepsiCo acquisition of South Africa-based Pioneer Foods has been cleared by competition authorities, said GlobalData. The final hurdle was overcome when the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), which was reviewing the deal because of competition concerns in the country’s cereal market, added its approval to the earlier all-clear given … Continue reading PepsiCo’s buys new business in South Africa
The Coca-Cola Australia Foundation is inviting environmental organisations to apply for a new grant focussed on tackling the issue of marine pollution in Australia. Submissions will be open from 19 to 30 August with the successful organisation receiving up to $600,000 over a three-year period. Funding is available to organisations that are working on solutions to … Continue reading Coke funds initiative to tackle marine pollution
Coca-Cola Amatil has been announced as the newest member of the Business Council for Sustainable Development Australia (BCSD Australia). With approximately 12,000 employees across the Asia-Pacific region and some of Australia’s most recognisable brands including Coca-Cola, Sprite, Barista Bros, Mount Franklin, Neverfail, Grinders Coffee and Yenda, Coca-Cola Amatil is a leading name in the Australian … Continue reading Coke joins BCSD Australia
Coca Cola Amatil has announced it would no longer distribute plastic drinking straws or stirrers in Australia, and would instead stock fully recyclable and biodegradable FSC- accredited (Forest Stewardship Council) paper straws. Group managing director, Alison Watkins, said the decision was another step forward in the company’s efforts to reduce single use plastics. “We’re serious … Continue reading Coca-Cola joins straw ban bandwagon
Coca-Cola is today celebrating the 100th birthday of the iconic Contour bottle, a design that has cemented itself as a global pop culture icon and loved by millions around the world.
Coca-Cola South Pacific has launched the next phase of Sprite’s ‘Cut Through The Heat’ brand campaign, dedicated to inspiring and empowering Aussies to deal with life’s awkward moments.
According to a Reuters report this morning, PepsiCo and Coca-Cola are in talks to invest in Chobani for as much $USD 3 billion for between 10 per cent and 20 per cent of the yogurt maker’s equity.
It’s a couple of months out from the start of summer in Australia which means three things are a given: the onset of daylight savings, the sound of cicadas outside your window and a new Coke marketing push.