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Can Coca-Cola Co's new strategy solve sugar woes?

Yesterday, the Coca-Cola Co announced plans to bring its Coke, Coke Zero, Diet/Light Coke and Coke Life brands under one marketing umbrella...

Eyes have it in Coca-Cola takeover talk - Comment

A nod is as good as a wink to some. Especially, it would appear, when it comes to decoding the clutter surrounding the Anheuser-Busch InBev/...


Olly Wehring | 11 Jan 2016

The buzz phrase to describe the outlook for the global drinks industry has remained the same for around seven years, and is still in place in 2016.


Olly Wehring | 24 Nov 2015

In a developed market where the top two players account for over two-thirds of total volumes, smaller players would be forgiven for thinking they had far less to go at, compared to in the newer, emerging markets. But, present size is not relative to future growth potential, as one analyst has explored this week.


Ray Rowlands | 3 Nov 2015

This month, Ray Rowlands turns his attention to the recently-reported link-up in the US between Monster Beverage Corp and the McDonald’s fast-food chain.


Ben Cooper | 30 Oct 2015

Setting an ambitious target and just failing to meet it is surely better than settling for an easy one and romping home with time to spare but, Ben Cooper writes, when setting stretching sustainability targets, companies risk having to admit failure and are judged harshly when they do.

Latest Interviews

Olly Wehring | 10 Jul 2014

Late last month, editor Olly Wehring spoke with Dr Mehmood Khan, chief scientific officer at PepsiCo. In part one of this interview, Khan discusses the changing role of Research & Development in recent years, and where R&D sits in the company's armoury for growth.


Andy Morton | 16 Aug 2013

Seattle's Jones Soda has been on a financial roller-coaster over the past few years. But with the group edging closer to turning a profit and costs trimmed to more manageable levels, a candid CEO Jennifer Cue tells just-drinks what went wrong, and of the new challenges facing US soft drinks firms in a changing CSD market.

Latest News

Dean Best | 1 Feb 2016

The Coca-Cola Co is to buy a minority stake in Nigerian dairy and soft drinks business Chi.


Andy Morton | 28 Jan 2016

The Coca-Cola Co is to roll out millions of unique packaging designs for Diet Coke in a new marketing campaign.


Andy Morton | 26 Jan 2016

The Coca-Cola Co has deepened its presence in India's dairy market with the test launch of flavoured milk Vio.


Lucy Britner | 20 Jan 2016

The chief operating officer of the Coca-Cola Co has said the use of plant-based sweetener Stevia, which is a key component in the company's Coke Life, needs to be improved.


Andy Morton | 15 Jan 2016

Here's a round-up of this week's top stories in the global soft drinks & bottled water categories. We also have similar round-ups for beer & cider and spirits & wine.


Olly Wehring | 14 Jan 2016

The Coca-Cola Co has recruited US professional golfer Jordan Spieth as an ambassador for its namesake CSD brand.


Andy Morton | 12 Jan 2016

The Coca-Cola Co is likely to accept Anheuser-Busch InBev as its African bottling partner after the brewer's takeover of SABMiller, an analyst has said.


Andy Morton | 7 Jan 2016

Mexico's Arca Continental has increased its stake in Corporacion Lindley, four months after taking majority control of the sole Coca-Cola bottler in Peru.


Lucy Britner | 18 Dec 2015

The creation of Coca-Cola Beverages Africa has moved a step closer this week, after South Africa's competition commission recommended the conditional approval of the merger in the country.


Andy Morton | 11 Dec 2015

The Coca-Cola Co has said it would have "no option" but to close factories in India if a proposed "sin tax" on CSDs is introduced.


Lucy Britner | 10 Dec 2015

The Coca-Cola Co has confirmed that its administrative officer will stand down early next year.


Paula Krizanovic | 9 Dec 2015

The Coca-Cola Co is in talks to buy Brazilian dairy player Laticínios Verde Campo, in a move that would see the soft drinks giant enter the country's dairy sector.


Lucy Britner | 9 Dec 2015

The Coca-Cola Co's North America division has appointed Hendrik Steckhan to the role of president of US operations.


Lucy Britner | 4 Dec 2015

The Coca-Cola Co's Mexican unit has withdrawn a Christmas advert in the country and issued an apology.


Lucy Britner | 4 Dec 2015

Indonesia is exploring a sugar tax on soft drinks, according to reports. 


Lucy Britner | 2 Dec 2015

Anheuser-Busch InBev and The Coca-Cola Co have joined other FIFA sponsors in penning an open letter to the association, calling for "independent oversight" of its reforms. 


Hannah Abdulla | 1 Dec 2015

The Coca-Cola Co has played down reports it is to launch the milk-based beverage Vio in India.


Lucy Britner | 25 Nov 2015

The Coca-Cola Co's chief science & health officer is to retire. Rhona Applebaum told the company last month of her intention to step down, although Coca-Cola has only confirmed the move this week.


Olly Wehring | 20 Nov 2015

Here's a round-up of this week's top stories in the soft drinks & bottled water categories. We also have similar round-ups for beer & cider and spirits & wine.


Lucy Britner | 19 Nov 2015

The Coca-Cola Company has launched a sparkling version if its Smartwater brand. 


Olly Wehring | 13 Nov 2015

Here's a round-up of this week's top stories in the soft drinks & bottled water categories. We also have similar round-ups for beer & cider and spirits & wine.


Andy Morton | 9 Nov 2015

Monster Beverage Corp has posted a strong Q3 to overcome year-to-date costs from its tie-up with The Coca-Cola Co. 

Latest blogs

Andy Morton | 25 Jan 2016

The global elite were in Switzerland last week for the World Economic Forum in Davos, the annual corporate huddle for the rich and powerful. The CEO of The Coca-Cola Co, Muhtar Kent, was there too, despite his company arguably being slightly less rich and powerful this year after some bruising quarters in the marketplace. 


Andy Morton | 20 Jan 2016

With The Coca-Cola Co stealing yesterday's limelight with its new united marketing strategy for brand Coke yesterday, a Forbes interview with PepsiCo North America Beverages' new CMO, Seth Kaufman, slipped under the radar.

Company research

The Coca-Cola Company - Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Partnerships & Alliances and Investment Report

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The Coca-Cola Company : Consumer Packaged Goods - Company Profile, SWOT & Financial Analysis

The Coca-Cola Company : Consumer Packaged Goods - Company Pr

Canadean's "The Coca-Cola Company : Consumer Packaged Goods - Company Profile, SWOT & Financial Analysis" contains in depth information and data about the company and its operations. The profile conta...

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The Coca-Cola Co in Health and Wellness (World)

The Coca-Cola Co in Health and Wellness (World)

Coca-Cola Co saw its share of the global HW soft drinks slip between 2009 and 2014, primarily due to its dependence on BFY reduced sugar carbonates....

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