Tag Archives: Coca-Cola Amatil

Coca-Cola Amatil sells SPC

Coca-Cola Amatil has announced completion of the sale of the SPC fruit and vegetable processing business to Shepparton Partners Collective for $40 million. Taking into account forecasted working capital balances, working capital adjustments to the sale price and costs of disposal, Amatil says it is expected to record a profit …

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Coca-Cola Amatil toasts Aussie suppliers

More than 70 companies joined Coca-Cola Amatil at their headquarters in Sydney for the annual Australian Partner for Growth Awards, with FleetPlus (pictured) named 2019 Australian Partner of the Year. The Partner for Growth Awards celebrate ingenuity and the commitment of suppliers in helping Amatil deliver innovation and results in …

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Coca-Cola Amatil joins Australian sustainability council

Coca-Cola Amatil has become the newest member of the Business Council for Sustainable Development Australia (BCSD Australia). The beverages company says it has “a growing commitment to sustainability” and “a sustainability framework … embedded in the organisation”. It says it reports regularly on environmental performance and has set sustainability goals …

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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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Fully automated mixed-pallet technology for Coca-Cola Amatil

In the expansion of and automation of its Auckland distribution centre, Coca-Cola Amatil has selected Swisslog’s fully automated robot-based picking system, ACPaQ. Promoted as combining robotic solutions for palletising and depalletising with Swisslog’s CycloneCarrier shuttle technology, the ACPaQ is claimed to create a “fully automated process that facilitates high throughput …

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SPC enters 100th year

One of Australia’s oldest fruit processors, and recently voted one of the top-20 brands Australian consumers can’t live without, SPC officially celebrated its 100th birthday this week. Hosting a press conference at the company’s Shepparton manufacturing facility in Victoria, SPC Managing Director Reg Weine thanked loyal employees, customers, suppliers and …

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Beverage companies to head NSW container-deposit scheme

Exchange for Change, an industry joint venture consisting of Coca-Cola Amatil, Asahi, Carlton & United Breweries, Coopers and Lion, has been appointed Scheme Coordinator of the ‘Return and Earn’ container-deposit scheme (CDS), due to roll out in December. The initiative will give customers a 10¢ refund in exchange for bottles …

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Private-label shift in supermarket strategy

New IBISWorld research suggests Woolworths’ decision not to stock many of Coca-Cola Amatil’s Mount Franklin-branded products from next month signals a distinct shift in supermarket strategy away from big brands and towards private-label products in an increasingly competitive industry. The decision follows the retailer’s decision not to stock CCA’s highly …

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