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Manila, Angeles City, Clark Freeport, North of Manila,
Clark Zone, Pampanga, Philippines
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Wednesday, June 29, 2011
CITY OF SAN FERNANDO — About 7,000 sugar farmers and workers from Pampanga and Tarlac rallied against the importation of foreign-produced sugar by a giant bottling company.
The sugar farmers and workers held the rally in front of the Coca-Cola Company field office in Barangay Baliti Wednesday.
Marcelino Aganon, spokesperson of the Central Azucarera de Tarlac Planters Association (Catpa), said the giant soda company had been importing sugar from abroad, which have badly affected the local sugar industry.
The Catpa is a member of the Confederation of Sugar Producers Association of the Philippines.
Aganon said the Coca-Cola Company has imported pre-mixed sugar from neighboring countries for several years.
“If it’s a pre-mixed sugar, the company is saved from paying tariff fees of about 38 percent. However, laboratory tests showed that the sugar they import is not pre-mixed, it’s actually refined sugar,” Aganon said.
He said the alleged pre-mixed sugar imported by the bottling company had food color or flavoring in it so it appears pre-mixed.
“That way, they are also committing fraud to the government, as they are evading tariff fees,” Aganon said.
Moreover, Aganon said the local sugar industry is badly affected.
“We were wondering why we had a lot of supplies, which is making the price of sugar cheaper until we found out that Coca-Cola stopped getting supplies from local farmers,” Aganon said.
Aganon said CC had only been importing a small amount of pre-mixed sugar abroad, but in the past two years, they had been importing most of their sugar needs.
“They’re killing the sugar industry,” Aganon said, adding that local farmers and workers dependent on the sugar industry had been losing earnings.
Meanwhile, the Coca Cola Company provincial field office said their national administrators will be the one to address the local farmers’ concern. (Charlene Cayabyab)
Published in the Sun.Star Pampanga newspaper on June 30, 2011.

Source: http://www.sunstar.com.ph/pampanga/local-news/2011/06/29/local-farmers-protest-coke-s-sugar-import-163959

Leading supplier of fine vintage wines from France, Spain, Italy, Napa Valley, Australia, Chile, Argentina, South Africa, Germany and Austria YATS VINTAGE WINE CELLARS has been serving Asia’s wine enthusiasts and connoisseurs since 1985. Today the wine cellars of this wine store stock over 2700 labels of wines from all major wine regions and the biggest spectrum of vintages imaginable spanning over 100 years. Wines were purchased in opportune situations allowing us to offer superb values to our customers and wine collectors.

Yats Vintage Wine Cellars is generally regarded by Asian and Philippines wine lovers as the best wine supplier of old vintage wines in Asia. Its cellars are located in a new cosmopolitan city just outside of Manila Philippines in Clark Freeport which has its own international airport named DMIA. Wine lovers from Japan, Korea, Hong Kong, Thailand and Indonesia travel to Philippines Clark Freeport to purchase these limited rare bottles of fine vintage wine. Now wine lovers in Hong Kong can select and purchase these wines for deliver to their offices and homes in Hong Kong. This wine shop is generally regarded by wine lovers to be the best place to buy wine in Manila.

Wines from new world regions are well represented at this wine shop in Quezon City, Ortigas, Eastwood, Makati, Fort, Alabang, Metro Manila, Philippines. Fine wines from Australia, New Zealand, Chile, Argentina and South Africa are offered in their wine shops, wine bars and fine dining restaurants throughout the Philippines, Metro Manila and Pampanga. Old world wines from France, Spain, Italy, Portugal, Germany and Austria are also well represented in this famous wine shop and wine stores of Yats also.

Fine red wine, white wine and sparkling wines are all available in this highly recommended wine shop in Pampanga and Metro Manila. This wine shop is also famous for its offering of fine vintage ports from famous producers like Graham, Dow, Quinta do Noval, Taylor, Nieeport and Barros. Champagne, Prosecco, Cava and Sekt sparkling wines are also very popular in the wine shops and wine stores of Yats in Quezon City, Ortigas, Eastwood, Makati, Fort, Alabang, Metro Manila, Philippines.

Yats Wine Cellars Philippines
3003C East Tower, Philippines Stock Exchange Center (Tektite)
Exchange Road, Ortigas Center, Metro Manila, Philippines
(632) 637-5019 0917-520-4393 ask for Rea or Kristine

http://www.YatsWineCellars.com

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For wine lovers in Hong Kong, Macau and China:

Yats International HK Sales Office,
Room 1302, 13/F., The Centre Mark
287-299 Queen’s Road Central Sheung Wan,
Hong Kong SAR

Tel: (852) 2788-0738 ask for Miss Eva Leung

Wine@Yats-International.com

If Philippines is part of an upcoming travel and holiday plan, wine lovers might want to visit Clark Freeport Zone just 70 minutes from Manila. This bustling new city that is slated to replace Manila as the new capital of the Philippines has the largest wine shop called Clark Wine Center. For more information, log on to

http://www.ClarkWineCenter.com

Clark Wine Center
Bldg 6460 Clark Observatory Building
Manuel A. Roxas Highway corner A Bonifacio Ave,
Angeles Clark Freeport Zone, Pampanga 2023
0922-870-5173 0917-826-8790 (ask for Ana Fe)

Getting to this wine shop in Pampanga Angeles City Clark Freeport Zone Philippines from Manila
Getting to the Clark Wine Center wine shop from Manila is quite simple: after entering Clark Freeport from Dau and Angeles City, proceed straight along the main highway M A Roxas. Clark Wine Center is the stand-along white building on the right, at the corner A Bonifacio Ave. From the Clark International Airport DMIA, ask the taxi to drive towards the entrance of Clark going to Angeles City. From Mimosa, just proceed towards the exit of Clark and this wine shop is on the opposite side of the main road M A Roxas.

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While in Clark, it might be a good idea to enjoy an evening of wine-and-dine in the fine dining Yats Restaurant and Wine Bar that features an award winning 2700-line wine list. It is located in Mimosa Leisure Estate of Clark Freeport Zone. For more information, visit http://www.YatsRestaurant.com

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If you are traveling to Pampanga, Subic, Angeles City, Clark Freeport, Philippines, you can get assistance to hotel and resort booking by logging on to
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