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Coca-Cola Amatil to remove soft drinks from Fijian primary schools

Coca-Cola Amatil to remove soft drinks from Fijian primary schools

Coca-Cola Amatil Fiji is to remove all of its full-sugar carbonated beverages from Fijian primary schools in 2010. The move has been welcomed by the Consumer Council and was praised as a display of social responsibility, the Fiji Times reports. Speaking to the newspaper, the council's chief executive Premila Kumar said: "Such bold decisions are indications that many companies like Coca-Cola are beginning to realise that they must act in accordance with the norms of right and wrong." She went on to explain that Coca-Cola Amatil Fiji had also removed a "dangerous" TV advertisement which showed a child throwing fireworks into a house. [...more]

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