We're in Times Square, NYC this morning at the Beverage Digest conference with a big message for Pepsi: Don't be a Grinch! Act now to help stop land grabs!
Supporters are now helping to
Great news! 225,000 Oxfam supporters from around the world have stood up for farmers and their land rights. You told three of the biggest companies in the sugar industry – Coca-Cola, PepsiCo and Associated British Foods – to make sure their sugar doesn't lead to land grabs. And they're listening! Coke – the world's biggest sugar buyer – just publicly committed to a zero tolerance…
What have the world's biggest food companies got to do with land grabs? More than you might think. Companies like Coca-Cola, PepsiCo and Associated British Foods (ABF) buy and produce huge amounts of sugar around the world. And as demand for sugar increases, so does the rush for land to grow it on. In Brazil and Cambodia, Oxfam found that companies that supply sugar to Coke and Pepsi have…
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