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The Coca-Cola Co presented at the Consumer Analyst Group Europe conference this weekCAGE 2014: Coca-Cola Co readies Coke Life global roll-out

19 March 2014

The Coca-Cola Co is looking to expand the footprint of its part-stevia sweetened Coca-Cola Life brand beyond its initial launch in Argentina.

Comment - Soft Drinks & Water - Slimmed-Down Low-Cal Sales a Cause for Concern

18 March 2014

The low-calorie soft drinks segment is struggling globally, which is ironic considering the pressure that has come to bear on full-sugar CSDs in recent years. This month, Richard Corbett considers how the sub-category can turn things around.

Analysis - CSD producers face threat of more anti-obesity taxes

4 December 2013

Soft drinks producers must increase their efforts to promote low-calorie options to avoid a “rising tide” of global anti-obesity taxation, according to an analyst.

Focus - The Coca-Cola Co's Q3 & YTD performance by region

15 October 2013

Earlier today, the Coca-Cola Co reported a drop in year-to-date profits and sales despite an improvement in Q3 net profits. Here, just-drinks takes a look at the company's performance by global region:

THAILAND: Coca-Cola Co targets shy Thais in new push - video

26 September 2013

The Coca-Cola Co has ramped up its Share a Coke campaign with packaging in Thailand that features compliments such as “handsome one” and “beautiful one”.

Comment - Soft Drinks & Water - Hot Ginger Ale: A Soft Drink Revolution?

17 September 2013

Earlier this month, The Coca-Cola Co announced the release of a new product in Japan. No major surprise there, but the product in question is a hot, carbonated beverage. Richard Corbett casts his eye over Canada Dry Hot Ginger Ale and weighs up its potential for success.

just On Call - Innovation not just about new flavours - Coca-Cola Amatil

20 August 2013

The head of Coca-Cola Amatil (CCA), which invented the “Share a Coke” campaign, has said innovation is “not just about flavours”.

The just-drinks Interview - Jennifer Cue, Jones Soda's CEO

16 August 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.

Product Launch - THAILAND: The Coca-Cola Co's Habu

16 August 2013

Coca-Cola's Thailand unit has launched the company's first herbal drink.

US: Coca-Cola Enterprises stems H1 sales slide, but profits hit

25 July 2013

Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) has pointed to poor weather in some of its markets and the UK's “competitive environment” after reporting a double-digit drop in half-year profits.

UK: Coca-Cola calories ad falls foul of ASA - video

22 July 2013

A Coca-Cola TV ad has been banned in the UK after the authorities ruled it as being “misleading”.

COLOMBIA: Coca-Cola Co unveils ice bottle - video

12 July 2013

Coca-Cola Co has released a bottle for its trademark brand made entirely out of ice.

UK: Coca-Cola Co to launch "slimline" Coca-Cola can

8 July 2013

The Coca-Cola Co is launching a 25cl can across its flagship Coca-Cola portfolio in the UK as it steps up moves to cut calories in its products.

just For Subscribers - The week in drinks

5 July 2013

Here are the ten most viewed, subscriber-only items on just-drinks this week:

In the Spotlight - Coca-Cola Life

4 July 2013

There was an outbreak of eyebrow raising earlier this year when the Coca-Cola Co confirmed it was relaunching Sprite in the UK with some of the sugar replaced with stevia.

US: PepsiCo reveals February 2014 deadline for chemical removal

4 July 2013

PepsiCo has said all of its US products will be free of a chemical linked to cancer by February next year after a health group accused the company of falling behind the Coca-Cola Co on a pledge to remove it.

UK: AG Barr goes for personalised bottle push

20 June 2013

AG Barr has given a twist to Coca-Cola Co's Share a Coke marketing push with the launch of personalised Irn Bru bottles bearing traditional Scottish names.

Comment - Soft Drinks & Water - Invest in PR - and Cricket - to Unlock Indian Promise

18 June 2013

The path for international soft drinks companies in India has been littered with potholes. But, as a relative calm sets in, Richard Corbett assesses the opportunities and suggests how to hit the big time in the country.

Product Launch - FRANCE: Haussmann Famille's Rouge Sucette

18 June 2013

Haussmann Famille, part of French wine house Chateaux En Bordeaux, has launched what it claims is the world's first cola-flavoured wine - Rouge Sucette.

Analysis - Coca-Cola Co, PepsiCo promotions race shakes China market

3 June 2013

The Coca-Cola Co's attempts to keep pace with PepsiCo's promotions are causing "headwinds" in China's competitive soft drinks market, an analyst has warned.

LIWF 2013 - GLOBAL: Bio-cork has plastic in its sights

22 May 2013

A new bio-plant closure for wine bottles could replace plastic corks if oil prices continue to rise, its maker has claimed.

In the Spotlight - Coca-Cola's "secret recipe" on eBay

17 May 2013

Sales of sparkling cola are under pressure, but one man still believes its stock is high. Cliff Kluge, a pilot from Georgia, told ABC News this week he may have found the original recipe for Coca-Cola - and is selling it on eBay for as much as US$15m.

just For Subscribers - The week in drinks

10 May 2013

Here are the ten most viewed, subscriber-only items on just-drinks this week:

In the Spotlight - The Coca-Cola Co's Global Anti-Obesity Pledge

10 May 2013

It made for some good headlines: 'Coke to ditch ads aimed at kids'; 'Soft drinks giant promises calorie counts on all products'.

Research in Focus - Rum Set to Benefit from its Versatility

10 May 2013

The many facets of rum reflect a versatility that looks set to keep an already growing category moving in the right direction, according to a new report from just-drinks and The IWSR.

US: Castle Brands brings New Coke marketer on board

10 May 2013

Castle Brands has appointed the marketer behind The Coca-Cola Co's disastrous New Coke to its board of directors.

Comment - Soft Drinks & Water - Fishy Moves in the Cola Market

8 May 2013

Ray Rowlands of Drinksinfo Ltd considers some of the product innovations that have shaped the US cola market following news of the pending launch of an omega-3 variant.

Analysis - Lucozade may plug Gatorade gap for The Coca-Cola Co

19 April 2013

The Coca-Cola Co may buy GlaxoSmithKline brand Lucozade to make up for the “sad lesson” of losing Gatorade to PepsiCo, an analyst has said.

US: The Coca-Cola Co unveils Taylor Swift campaign

16 April 2013

The Coca-Cola Co's latest celebrity signing Taylor Swift has released her first commercial for the company.

just The Preview - The Coca-Cola Co's Q1

12 April 2013

The Coca-Cola Co will report its first quarter results on Tuesday (16 April). Here, just-drinks takes a look at the group's highs and lows in the three months to the end of March.







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