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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...

Industry is following the pack to patriotic party

Samuel Johnson once said: "Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel." What does that say about Diageo, Anheuser-Busch InBev and The Coca...

Lucy Britner | 21 Apr 2016

In his Q1 results announcement yesterday, Coca-Cola Co CEO Muhtar Kent said that the company continues to "transform". A year ago, he described fiscal-2015 as being a "transitional year" for the group.

Lucy Britner | 19 Apr 2016

On Wednesday, the Coca-Cola Co will release its results for the first quarter of 2016. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the company's performance in the three months to the end of March

Olly Wehring | 9 Feb 2016

Earlier today, The Coca-Cola Co reported full-year and Q4 results, with sales in the last three months of 2015 falling by 8%. Here, just-drinks takes a look at how each region has performed for the soft drinks giant in the three months to the end of December.

Richard Woodard | 17 Nov 2015

Do you remember the Pepsi Taste Challenge? Richard Woodard does, and he sees echoes of it in Bacardi's latest activation for its Oakheart spiced rum brand.

Latest Interviews

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.

Olly Wehring | 24 May 2011

This month, we have decided to run The Wehring Interview over two instalments. After all, having waited so long to speak to Heineken's CEO, I have a lot of questions for him. Luckily, I've been granted plenty of time in which to ask them.

Latest News

Lucy Britner | 19 Apr 2016

The Coca-Cola Co has unveiled new packaging for its trademark brands, in an effort to use "one visual identity system" across its portfolio. 

Lucy Britner | 19 Jan 2016

The Coca-Cola Co has repositioned the marketing strategy for its namesake CSD range, bringing together the global positioning of Coca-Cola, Coca-Cola Light/Diet Coca-Cola, Coca-Cola Zero, and Coca-Cola Life.

Olly Wehring | 18 Sep 2015

The Coca-Cola Co has secured a deal with Twitter that will see a Coke-specific hashtag generate the first branded emoji in tweets.

Canadean | 25 Aug 2015

Consumers may be curbing their intake of carbonated soft drinks in many markets, but in Vietnam, the soft drinks segment is set to break the 1bn litres barrier in 2015, according to a new report by Canadean.

Andy Morton | 17 Jul 2015

Here's a round-up of this week's highlights in the global soft drinks & bottled water category. We are also running similar round-ups for beer and spirits & wine.

Lucy Britner | 15 Jul 2015

The Coca-Cola Co is to partner with Northern Irish fashion designer JW Anderson, to launch Diet Coke limited-edition aluminium bottles, t-shirts, bags and notebooks in the UK.

Andy Morton | 28 May 2015

The Coca-Cola Co is to phase out Coke Light in Russia and replace it with the newly-launched Coke Zero.

Olly Wehring | 22 Apr 2015

Here's a look at what was happening on this day in...

Olly Wehring | 23 Feb 2015

Here's a look at what was happening on this day in...

James Wilmore | 16 Oct 2014

The Coca-Cola Co is launching the latest TV push for Diet Coke in the US, starring brand ambassador Taylor Swift.

Olly Wehring | 10 Sep 2014

The namesake brands from The Coca-Cola Co and PepsiCo maintained their one-two positions in the global soft drinks market last year, but brands from China are beginning to make their presence felt, according to recent figures.

Olly Wehring | 19 Mar 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.

Andy Morton | 26 Sep 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”.

Andy Morton | 16 Aug 2013

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

James Wilmore | 25 Jul 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.

James Wilmore | 22 Jul 2013

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

Andy Morton | 12 Jul 2013

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

Andy Morton | 8 Jul 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.

Olly Wehring | 5 Jul 2013

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

Andy Morton | 4 Jul 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.

Andy Morton | 20 Jun 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.

James Wilmore | 18 Jun 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.

Company research

Coke Producers (Global) - Industry Report

Coke Producers (Global) - Industry Report

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Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated (COKE) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

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Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated (CCBCC) is an independent Coca- Cola bottler company that produces, markets, and distributes carbonated and non carbonated beverages....

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Coca-Cola Enterprises, Inc. (CCE) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Coca-Cola Enterprises, Inc. (CCE) - Financial and Strategic

Coca-Cola Enterprises, Inc. (CCE) engages in marketing, production, and distribution of non alcoholic beverages....

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