Channel News Asia reports on Beijing’s allegations that the multinational Coca-Cola Company has been performing illegal mapping in China: US soft drinks giant Coca-Cola is “cooperating fully” with Chinese...
by Samuel Wade | May 1, 2012
A Shanxi Coca-Cola factory has been ordered to cease production by the Provincial Bureau of Quality and Technical Supervision, after a whistleblower reported chlorine contamination from maintenance work in early February. From...
by samuel wade | Dec 3, 2011
A ten-year-old boy in north-eastern China died on Tuesday of apparent pesticide poisoning from a tainted bottle of strawberry yoghurt drink, bringing renewed attention to the country’s persistent problems with dairy...
by Sophie Beach | Feb 9, 2010
As CDT posted earlier, a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission from the China Investment Corp details $9.63 billion of equity holdings in U.S. listed companies and funds. Reuters reports on the numbers: Among...
by Sophie Beach | Sep 15, 2009
The New York Times reports: Coca-Cola Inc. said Tuesday that a second manager who worked in the company’s Shanghai bottling plant has been detained by police on suspicion of accepting bribes or kickbacks. The announcement came...
by Liu Yong | Sep 15, 2008
From AFP: A group of Chinese drinks makers are to submit plans to the government they hope will block Coca-Cola’s takeover of China Huiyuan Juice Group, state media reported Monday. A consortium has prepared three plans...
by Sophia Cao | Sep 16, 2007
From Xinhua: Coca Cola expects China to be its largest market, said E. Neville Isdell, chairman and chief executive officer of the Coca Cola Company. Although China’s economy has been growing rapidly for more than two decades, Isdell noted that he had confidence in its further growth. “China is currently our fourth largest market, but […]
by Kate Zhao | Jul 23, 2007
From Dow Jones: As part of its efforts to boost its sales in China, Coca-Cola Co. (KO) is investing $80 million to build a new China headquarters and research and development center in Shanghai , the company’s new president for China business, Douglas Jackson, said Monday. The R&D center, which is expected to be finished […]
by Sophie Beach | Jun 5, 2007
In a sign that water is becoming the “new carbon,” Coca-Cola has agreed to change their bottling practices to conserve water while also contributing to efforts to clean up the Yangtze: Coca-Cola (KO) will revamp bottling practices globally to save water and pay for conservation along the Yangtze River and other major waterways, highlighting a […]
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