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Coca-Cola Amatil says goodbye to plastic straws

Coca-Cola Amatil will no longer distribute plastic drinking straws and stirrers in Australia. Instead, the company says, it will stock fully recyclable and biodegradable FSC (Forest Stewardship Council) accredited paper straws. Group Managing Director Alison Watkins says the decision is another step forward in the company’s efforts to reduce single-use …

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Coca-Cola invests in Made Group

Coca-Cola Amatil and The Coca-Cola Company have announced joint acquisition of a 45 per cent minority interest in Made Group. Made Group is responsible for Australian beverage brands including Cocobella, Rokeby Farms, Impressed and the company’s first brand, NutrientWater. Through this partnership, Made Group will reportedly continue operating independently. But …

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Coca-Cola Amatil and Hungry Jack’s extend partnership

Coca-Cola Amatil and Hungry Jack’s have extended their partnership until 2030, the companies have said. Coca-Cola Amatil’s Managing Director of Australian Beverages Peter West (right in picture) joined Hungry Jack’s Chair Jack Cowin (left) in making the announcement. “Together, we’ve served Hungry Jack’s customers the food and drinks they love …

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Strong take-up as NSW launches container deposit scheme

The NSW government launched its ‘Return and Earn’ container deposit scheme (CDS) across the state this week, attracting strong participation. Within three days of launching, more than 500,000 beverage containers were returned to Return and Earn reverse-vending machines across NSW. Environment Minister Gabrielle Upton says the scheme is off to …

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Beverage companies to head NSW container-deposit scheme

The NSW government has appointed Exchange for Change, a beverage-industry joint venture comprising Coca-Cola Amatil, Asahi, Carlton & United Breweries, Coopers, and Lion, as coordinator of the ‘Return and Earn’ container-deposit scheme (CDS) due to roll out in the state in December. The initiative will give customers a 10¢ refund …

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