Swire’s Coca-Cola bottling plant in Quarry Bay, in 1978. Photo: SCMP Swire’s Coca-Cola bottling plant in Quarry Bay, in 1978. Photo: SCMP
Swire’s Coca-Cola bottling plant in Quarry Bay, in 1978. Photo: SCMP

Review |
The story of Swire, British ‘hong’ in Hong Kong: a tale of empire, enterprise and family feuds

  • Robert Bickers’ history of the global company built by John Swire is not your average corporate compendium
  • The book, China Bound: John Swire & Sons and Its World, 1816-1980, offers tantalising vignettes of time and place

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Swire’s Coca-Cola bottling plant in Quarry Bay, in 1978. Photo: SCMP Swire’s Coca-Cola bottling plant in Quarry Bay, in 1978. Photo: SCMP
Swire’s Coca-Cola bottling plant in Quarry Bay, in 1978. Photo: SCMP
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