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Second Term: South-East leaders endorse Buhari for second term…demands national asset named after Ekwueme

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A cadre of South-East leaders have promised their vote and support to President Muhammadu Buhari while demanding that a national asset be named after the late former Vice President, Dr. Alex Ekwueme, who died November 19th, 2017 in a London hospi ...Powered by WPeMatico

Coca-Cola commits to 100% recycled packaging by 2030

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Soft drinks giant Coca-Cola announced on Friday an ambitious goal to recycle every bottle or can it produces by 2030. The firm which operates in over 200 countries and markets more than 500 brands of soft drinks, juices, water and tea admitted its part in littering the environment and a responsibility to tackle the problem. In a statement released by the company’s chief executive officer, James Quincey, he said “The world has a packaging problem and, like all companies, we have a responsibility to help solve it,” he said. Coca-Cola called its new campaign “World Without Waste,” and through it “we are investing in our planet and our packaging to help make this problem a thing of the past,” he said. Coke said it is also working to reduce waste by using an average of 50% recycled content in i

Rémy Cointreau nine months results bolstered by robust Cognac sales in Asia Pacific

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Rémy Cointreau Group on Friday reported a 3% revenue growth for the first nine months of its 2017/18 financial year ending in December. Sales rose to €862.1 million from €836.7 million, helped by robust growth of its Rémy Martin cognac brand which posted a 7.9% growth to €576.6m, contributing 67% of the overall group’s sales. The group benefitted from continued growth of the Rémy Martin cognac brands in the Asia Pacific region, despite a high basis of comparison in the third quarter and the late timing of 2018 Chinese New Year (sales delayed to the fourth quarter). The Chinese New Year starts on February 16 this year, delaying its positive impact on sales to Remy Cointreau’s fourth quarter. The French-based spirits firm also got some help from strong demand for its cognac brands in the Uni