RPT-Coca-Cola to begin first local production in Myanmar in decades

Tue Jun 4, 2013 4:17am EDT

June 4 (Reuters) - The Coca-Cola Co said on Tuesday it will begin production in Myanmar as part of a planned $200 million investment in the Asian country.

The new facility is the first to locally bottle Coca-Cola in more than six decades and follows the U.S. company's re-entry into Myanmar last year.

Following the lifting of U.S. sanctions against Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, Coca-Cola said it became one of the first U.S. companies to be granted an investment permit under Myanmar's new Foreign Investment Law.

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Comments (3)
StarCommander wrote:
Well that great. However I am alarmed at the increases of High Fructose Corn Syrup in the products. Sometimes I can taste a Corn Flavor.

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Rustafari wrote:
Coca Cola is the indicator of democracy, I guess.

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ghasbin wrote:
so this is what u get when u sell ur soul to the devil
coca cola and Mc donalds come in

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