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Coca-Cola Enterprises: 120 UK jobs are at risk

Coca-Cola Enterprises: 120 UK jobs are at risk

By Elaine Watson

Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) has confirmed that up to 120 staff at seven UK sites could face redundancy following a European-wide restructuring, but said “130 GB vacancies and new roles would be made available”, so that net, net, there would be an increase...

Coca-Cola braced for further strikes this week

Coca-Cola braced for further strikes this week

By Elaine Watson

Production at Coca-Cola Enterprises’ Edmonton (CCE’s) factory will be disrupted again tomorrow and Thursday as members of the Unite union continue to protest at the firm’s “stingy” offer of a 2% pay rise.

Spirits
 rising

Spirits
 rising

Fairfax Hall and Sam Galsworthy from distiller Sipsmith are two archetypal Englishmen with one overrising ambition: to revive London's longstanding artisanl gin-making tradition. Ben Bouckley reports.

Dairy and whisky firms test novel technology to clean pipes

Dairy and whisky firms test novel technology to clean pipes

By Elaine Watson

A novel technology that uses air instead of gallons of water and cleaning agents to clean process pipe work is being installed at a UK whisky manufacturer this week and will shortly be tested by a UK dairy manufacturer.

We'll strike again unless Coke ups pay, warns Unite

We'll strike again unless Coke ups pay, warns Unite

By Elaine Watson

Unite members at Coca-Cola Enterprises’ Edmonton (CCE’s) factory have downed tools again yesterday in the latest in a series of strikes and warned of further stoppages unless the soft drinks firm raises its 2% pay offer.

Pepsi Raw

Pepsi RAW: Where did it all go wrong?

By Elaine Watson and Ben Bouckley

Branding experts have blamed a combination of poor timing, poor marketing and a confused proposition for the failure of ‘natural born cola’ Pepsi RAW.

Fruitapeel

Fruitapeel creates jobs in Wales

By Freddie Dawson

Growing demand for fruit juice has helped Fruitapeel turn around the fortunes of a former SunJuice facility in South Wales, restoring 47 of the 100 jobs lost when the site originally closed in January 2009.

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