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The Coca-Cola Co's Q2/H1 2016 results - Preview

On Wednesday, the Coca-Cola Co will release its results for the second quarter - and first half - of 2016. Here, just-drinks takes a closer...

Coca-Cola Beverages Africa - A new powerhouse

This month, Ray Rowlands looks at how The Coca-Cola Co, SABMiller, and Gutsche Family Investments have teamed up to create Coca-Cola Beverag...

Andy Morton | 8 Jul 2016

You don't manage ten years at the top of PepsiCo without having a bit of bite. And yesterday, Indra Nooyi, who is due to celebrate a decade in charge of the beverage giant in October, showed she's got enough edge for another ten as analysts peppered her with questions over career and company.

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 a potential game-changer by The Coca-Cola Co; a "consumer engagement platform with unlimited potential". For Keurig Green Mountain, Keurig Kold was the entry ramp to a cold, non-alcoholic beverage category said to be five times larger than the hot drinks market. But, it didn't work out that way for either company and the experience offers a chance to reflect on beverage innovation itself.

Andy Morton | 9 Jun 2016

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-carbonation system's owner, Keurig Green Mountain, has been sold to a private-equity group, big-money investor The Coca-Cola Co pulled out and headed for the hills and its CEO was unceremoniously dumped.

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?

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

Andy Morton | 22 Jul 2016

The Coca-Cola Co and PepsiCo are set to ramp up their fizzy fruit juice portfolios in India once authorities standardise food safety guidelines on the category, a report has said.

Andy Morton | 18 Jul 2016

The Coca-Cola Co has entered the coffee bean market in Brazil as it continues to diversify into new beverage opportunities.

Lucy Britner | 18 Jul 2016

The Coca-Cola Co's Spanish arm has launched two Aquarius Vive flavours - Lemon-Lime and Tropical - as it looks to move the brand away from sports drinks.

Andy Morton | 15 Jul 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.

Andy Morton | 13 Jul 2016

The Coca-Cola Co has unveiled its Rio Olympics global ad campaign, which is set to star some of the world's top athletes.

Andy Morton | 12 Jul 2016

The Coca-Cola Co's chief information officer, Ed Steinike, has died after a short illness.

Andy Morton | 8 Jul 2016

The Coca-Cola Co has confirmed its Vietnam operations are back online after missing certification halted production of fourThe Coca-Cola Co has confirmed that its Vietnam operations are back online after missing certification halted the production of four non-core brands in the country.on-core brands.

Andy Morton | 6 Jul 2016

The Coca-Cola Co's UK smoothie maker, Innocent Drinks, suffered a domestic sales drop last year amid worsening market conditions for still soft drinks.

Lucy Britner | 6 Jul 2016

The Coca-Cola Co has launched its CokeTV YouTube channel in the UK and Ireland as it looks to engage consumers through the online platform. 

Andy Morton | 5 Jul 2016

The Coca-Cola Co has unveiled its first TV ad campaign for Coca-Cola Zero Sugar, the reformulated and rebranded no-sugar Coke launched in the UK.

Andy Morton | 4 Jul 2016

SABMiller's Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (CCBA) joint-venture opened for business at the weekend, marking the end of a 19-month-long journey to its creation.

Andy Morton | 1 Jul 2016

The Coca-Cola Co has warned that some of its lower-volume brands may be temporarily unavailable in Vermont as the US state spearheads GMO labelling laws.

Lucy Britner | 29 Jun 2016

An analyst has called into question Monster's move from beer distributors to Coca-Cola bottlers in the US. 

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.

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.

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

The Coca-Cola Company - Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Partne

MarketLine's Company Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Partnerships & Alliances and Investments reports offer a comprehensive breakdown of the organic and inorganic growth activity undertaken by an organi...

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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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Coca-Cola Co, The in Soft Drinks (World)

Coca-Cola Co, The in Soft Drinks (World)

Coca-Cola face a challenging situation in which economic recovery is fragile in developed markets, while China and Brazil are seeing a slowdown in sales. Consumers’ desire for diverse and healthy beve...

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