The company will add a $3 billion investment to the $2 billion plan it announced in November, Chairman and Chief Executive
To compare, $7 billion is the same amount that R. Allen Stanford was convicted of bilking from investors in one of the U.S.'s largest Ponzi schemes. Locally produced foods sold at U.S. farmers markets, roadside stands or by middlemen brought in $7 billion in revenue last year. Last month, the L.A. City Council approved a $7.2 billion budget.
Coca-Cola abandoned India in 1977 when government regulations required it to partner with a local company. Now that the rules have changed, the beverage giant employs 25,000 workers there and plans to boost its manufacturing and distribution network.
The Atlanta-based company said it generates strong sales in India from its Thums Up and Sprite labels, as well as its Maaza juice drink.
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