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Customisable drinks - The next consumer trend

It wasn't supposed to end like this – a refund of the full purchase price and a chance to forget the whole thing. Keurig Kold was viewed as...

Coca-Cola can draw Kold comfort from Keurig fail

It may be going too far to call the truncated lifespan of the Keurig Kold farcical. But, in the nine months since it was launched, the home-...


Ray Rowlands | 7 Jun 2016

This month, Ray Rowlands runs the rule over The Coca-Cola Co and Coc-Cola FEMSA's joint purchase of the AdeS soy-based brand and asks, is it really a viable asset or actually a potential liability?


Ben Cooper | 6 Jun 2016

The world's two largest soft drinks producers, The Coca-Cola Co and PepsiCo, are among the ten multinational companies included in Oxfam's 'Behind the Brands' report, which rates the global food and drinks businesses across seven criteria relating to their supply chain policies. Oxfam's scores and summaries of Coca-Cola's and PepsiCo's performance are detailed here, along with the companies' responses.


Ben Cooper | 6 Jun 2016

PepsiCo and The Coca-Cola Co have made progress on some of the agricultural supply chain issues monitored by Oxfam’s Behind the Brands campaign. But, Ben Cooper writes, the NGO bemoans the companies’ lack of progress on farm worker pay and conditions and support for smallholders.


Lucy Britner | 2 Jun 2016

Yesterday, The Coca-Cola Co and Coca-Cola FEMSA agreed to acquire Unilever's AdeS soy-based beverage business, in a move to bolster their non-carbonates portfolios. Here, we take a closer look at AdeS and why Coca-Cola has bought it. 

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

Lucy Britner | 27 Jun 2016

The Coca-Cola Co's Indian unit has said it aims to make Maaza a US$1bn brand by 2023. 


Lucy Britner | 23 Jun 2016

The Coca-Cola Co's Venturing & Emerging Brands (VEB) unit has invested in a line of organic aloe waters as it looks to capitalise on the trend for functional drinks. 


Andy Morton | 20 Jun 2016

Coca-Cola Sabco has unveiled a new US$130m bottling plant in Mozambique.


Olly Wehring | 16 Jun 2016

The Coca-Cola Co is set to run a second round of Sprite’s ‘Obey Your Verse’ activation in the US.


Lucy Britner | 15 Jun 2016

 The Coca-Cola Co has confirmed further progress in its bottler refranchising scheme in the US. 


Andy Morton | 14 Jun 2016

The Coca-Cola Co has taken a swipe at UK celebrity soft drinks endorsements in a new cinema ad for its Oasis juice brand.


Andy Morton | 8 Jun 2016

Keurig Green Mountain (KGM) has discontinued the Keurig Kold, less than a year after the troubled home carbonation platform was launched.


Lucy Britner | 1 Jun 2016

The Coca-Cola Co and Coca-Cola FEMSA have agreed to acquire Unilever's AdeS soy-based beverage business, as the companies look to bolster their non-carbonates portfolio.


Andy Morton | 27 May 2016

The Coca-Cola Co has joined an increasingly crowded trend for patriotic packaging in the US with a salute to the country's military.


Andy Morton | 26 May 2016

The Coca-Cola Co has criticised UK plans for a sugar tax, saying reformulation is a better tool for fighting obesity.


Lucy Britner | 26 May 2016

Latin American Coca-Cola bottler Arca Continental is to set up a joint venture with US-based Coca-Cola Bottling Co United as the Coca-Cola Co continues its refranchising operations. 


Lucy Britner | 24 May 2016

Shareholders at Coca-Cola Enterprises have approved the pending transaction to create Coca-Cola European Partners. 


Lucy Britner | 24 May 2016

The Coca-Cola Co has announced a raft of structural and personnel changes as it looks to align its operating units with its global bottling footprint. 


Andy Morton | 20 May 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 | 17 May 2016

The Coca-Cola Co is worst-placed among soft drinks companies to deal with consumers' and regulators' concerns about sugared drinks globally, an analyst has warned.


Olly Wehring | 12 May 2016

Coca-Cola Bottling Co Consolidated has seen its territory expansion programme hamper the bottom line but boost sales in the first quarter.


Andy Morton | 10 May 2016

South Africa's anti-trust regulators have approved SABMiller's Coca-Cola Beverages Africa merger.


Lucy Britner | 9 May 2016

The Coca-Cola Co's UK unit has partnered its Diet Coke brand with the launch of Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie, at it looks to engage target consumers. 


Andy Morton | 4 May 2016

SABMiller has agreed a number of concessions with South African regulators as it continues to chase approval for its Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (CCBA) merger.


Lucy Britner | 28 Apr 2016

Coca-Cola Co has added two flavours to its Dasani Sparkling flavours range. Raspberry Lemonade and Tropical Pineapple join Lime, Berry, Black Cherry and Lemon. 


Andy Morton | 26 Apr 2016

The Coca-Cola Co has said it has again listened to consumer demand as it brings back the 1980s fruit juice-flavoured drink Hi-C Ecto Cooler.


Olly Wehring | 22 Apr 2016

The Coca-Cola Co has re-released a lemon-lime with strawberry & pineapple-flavoured extension of its Sprite CSD brand.

Latest blogs

Andy Morton | 8 Jun 2016

In yet one more sign that The Coca-Cola Co is losing its lustre, the soft drinks maker has, for the first time, fallen out of the top ten of a 'world's biggest brands' ranking.


Andy Morton | 25 Feb 2016

The Coca-Cola Co is smarting after an EU court setback in its attempt to trademark a new bottle design.

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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