Hotels boycott Coke, Pepsi
COIMBATORE: Leading hotel chains and foodies in Coimbatore have joined youngsters who demand a ban on Coco Cola and Pepsi.
On Friday, RHR Hotel declared officially that in support of the student's protest against the ban on jallikattu and to protect the tradition of Tamil Nadu, it would not sell Coke and Pepsi.
RHR Hotel director Gurusamy said, "Multinational companies have created a huge water scarcity and health issues among the citizens. To show our solidarity to the farmers and as well for the youngsters we wanted to ban it. We will create alternatives for these soft drinks with affordable fruit juices and healthy drinks."