Coca-Cola Amatil NZ to repay millions from Covid-19 wage subsidy

Coca-Cola (file image). Photo: Getty Images
Coca-Cola (file image). Photo: Getty Images
The New Zealand arm of Coca-Cola Amatil will repay the $7.2 million it received through the Covid-19 wage subsidy scheme.

Coca-Cola Amatil, which is listed on the Australian stock exchange, confirmed while its New Zealand business did suffer the required 30 per cent revenue drop during the first lockdown, it was now in a position to repay the funds.

All Coca-Cola Amatil NZ employees kept their jobs and were paid their full wages.

The company group expects to make a full year net profit of $340m.

 

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