6000 protest in Bacolod vs Coca-Cola’s shunning of PH sugar

6000 protest in Bacolod vs Coca-Cola's shunning of PH sugar The Sugar Regulatory Administration (SRA) on Monday said it was not required to consult soft-drink makers before issuing an order that effectively limited the entry of imported high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS) into the country. SRA Administrator Anna

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Negros sugar producers seek Coke boycott, Piñol ouster

BACOLOD CITY: Nearly 6,000 stakeholders of the country’s sugar industry called for a boycott of all products of beverage giant Coca-Cola and for the ouster of Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol during a rally in front of the company’s Bacolod plant

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Sanchez: Frying pan to the fire | SunStar

I’M NOT a fan of the Negrense sugar industry. Back in the 1980s, I saw how the sugarcane monoculture has afflicted thousands of sugarcane workers where they suffered near-famine proportions. More, how the Negrense biodiversity suffered incalculable …


6000 protest in Bacolod vs Coca-Cola’s shunning of PH sugar

Bacolod City sugar workers protest in front of a Coca-Cola plant against the multinational firm’s use of high fructose corn syrup instead of Philippine sugar. (PHOTO BY ANDY ALVAREZ / INQUIRER VISAYAS). BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental — At least …


Thousands to join rally vs Coke in Bacolod on March 20

NEGROS Occidental Governor Alfredo Marañon Jr. and Vice Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson, along with mayors in the province, are expected to join the protest of multi-sectoral groups today, March 20, in front of the Coca-Cola bottling plant in Barangay …