Coke Realigning Pacific Group

Coca-Cola Co. on Tuesday announced a realigning of its operations in Asia to sharpen its focus on China, India and Indonesia. The region has been instrumental in boosting the Atlanta-based beverage company’s global sales and profits. In the third quarter, for example, sales volume of Coca-Cola’s namesake brand grew 22 percent in India and 8 percent in China, the company reported. (The Atlanta-Journal Constitution)