Coca-Cola Amatil slashes wages with new employees to work for less

Hundreds of workers at Coca-Cola Amatil's warehouses around the country will cop a pay freeze and new hires will receive pay of 38 per cent less to do the same job under new pay deals that provide a stark warning of the pressure on wages across the economy.

Spain: FITAG and FEAGRA to analyze the new "workforce reduction scheme" proposal of CCIP

On June 13 Spain's High Court ordered the Spanish Coca-Cola Bottler CCIP to reverse its decision to fire 1,190 workers as a result of theirplans to close 4 plants.

Coca-Cola Company and Monster Beverages Long-Term Partnership leads to restructuring

After grabbing a stake in Keurig earlier in the year, Coca-Cola has secured a 16.7% equity stake in energy giant Monster.

Coca-Cola will make a net cash payment of $2.15 billion to Monster.

Coca-Cola Forced to Abandon $25 Million Project in India

The Coca-Cola company has been forced to abandon a $25 million newly built bottling plant in Mehdiganj, Varanasi, India as the result of a sustained campaign against the company's plans.

Brazil: Coca-Cola/Femsa Workers approve new agreement

At a meeting between the Sindicato da Alimentação de Limeira/SP (Food Workers' Union) and Coca-Cola/Femsa workers, Cosmópolis/SP unit, the signature of the 2014/2015 collective bargaining agreement was approved.

Coke Confronts Its Big Fat Problem

Sandy Douglas drinks one Coca-Cola every day. He likes it early, before noon, sometimes accompanied by a cup of coffee. "You get an espresso, you get your caffeine and have this for lunch, and you're ahead," he says between sips from Coke's old-fashioned 8-ounce glass bottle. When it's over, he doesn't allow himself a second. "I will probably have a Coke Zero in the afternoon at some point," he concedes, but not another regular one because it has too many calories. "That's approximately my daily regimen."

Coca-Cola HBC's Q2 & H1 Performance by Region

Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company has released its Q2 and H1 results.

Half-year net profits jump by 45.2% to EUR95.1m (US$127.1m)
Sales in six months to end of June slip by 5.9% to EUR3.18bn
H1 operating profits climb by 22.5% to EUR164.1m
Second-quarter net profits leap by 49.5% to EUR134.4m
Sales in three months to end of June drop by 5% to EUR1.9bn
Q2 operating profits rise by 33% to EUR193.3m

Coca-Cola HBC has warned that 2014 will be a difficult year.

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