17 April 2013
The Coca-Cola Co reported disappointing first-quarter numbers yesterday (16 April). Here, just-drinks takes a look at how each region has performed for the soft drinks giant.
9 April 2013
Just over six months ago, PepsiCo garnered quite a few headlines when it launched Pepsi Next in Australia. What caught the industry's eye was that this marked the first time that the company had used stevia in the reduced-sugar brand. Ray Rowlands of Drinksinfo Ltd takes a closer look at the variant and asks: What's next?
13 February 2013
The Coca-Cola Co reported healthy full-year numbers earlier today (12 February). Here just-drinks takes a look at how each region is performing for the soft drinks giant:
12 February 2013
The Coca-Cola Co has posted increases across the board for last year, with Europe providing the only major sticking point in the year.
30 November 2012
Coca-Cola Co Thai bottler ThaiNamthip has formed a JV with a Laos construction company and will open a bottling and distribution plant in the Laotian capital.
28 September 2012
PepsiCo has released a stevia-sweetened Pepsi Next in Australia, the first time the company has used the natural sweetener in the reduced-sugar brand.
1 August 2012
Coca-Cola Amatil (CCA) has cut the ribbon on a NZD35m (US$28.4m) upgrade to its New Zealand manufacturing plant that will boost the company's ability to make its own PET containers.
19 July 2012
Ray Rowlands of Drinksinfo says progress is surprisingly slow in the soft drinks market's flavour mix, as cola and orange continue to dominate
18 July 2012
PepsiCo's Pepsi Next Cherry Vanilla and Paradise Mango
20 June 2012
SodaStream will continue a global rollout of an outdoor marketing exhibit despite a cease-and-desist letter from Coca-Cola South Africa.
16 May 2012
The Coca-Cola Co is testing mid-calorie versions of Sprite and Fanta in a handful of US stores, the soft-drinks giant has said.
22 February 2012
The Coca-Cola Co has said it will withdraw its 30cl soft drinks cans in the United Arab Emirates after they were found to violate consumer protection law.
21 February 2012
Coca-Cola Amatil is looking to spend around AUD300m ($321.69m) in Indonesia over the next two years, according to reports.
3 January 2012
The Coca-Cola Co is to open its first bottling plant in Bangladesh to meet growing demand for CSDs in the country, according to reports.
12 December 2011
The Coca-Cola Co is to create an independent division in India to facilitate the innovation and development of its soft drinks, according to reports.
24 November 2011
This month, Ray Rowlands, of independent research agency Drinksinfo, focuses on the issue of soft drinks-related obesity and the potential opportunities that this offers for stevia, the natural sugar-free sweetener that is hogging the headlines this month.
15 November 2011
The Coca-Cola Co's Europe arm has said that it is looking at using stevia across a number of its drinks categories following approval for use of the sweetener within the European Union.
14 November 2011
The soft drinks industry has welcomed the European Commission's formal approval of stevia sweeteners for use within the European Union for the first time.
22 September 2011
The Coca-Cola Co has said it is reducing the price of its mini can in the US, in a bid to appeal to more cash-strapped consumers in the country.
20 September 2011
The Coca-Cola Co has officially opened its first concentrate facility in Singapore.
14 July 2011
The National Obesity Forum (NOF) in the UK has defended its decision to accept a GBP50,000 (US$80,604) donation from Coca-Cola GB.
26 April 2011
Coca-Cola India is to re-enter the branded powdered ready-to-drink market through its Fanta brand.
1 April 2011
The top ten stories published on just-drinks this week:
30 March 2011
The Coca-Cola Co has launched its largest global marketing campaign for its Fanta CSD brand.
28 February 2011
Coca-Cola Enterprises has used the CAGNY investment conference in Florida to reiterate its full-year earnings outlook and set out its growth plans for 2011.
3 February 2011
The Coca-Cola Co this week announced that it has produced its first "billion-dollar brand" from an emerging market with its Minute Maid Pulpy juice drink. Here, we take a look back at Coca-Cola's history in China.
25 January 2011
Coca-Cola Chile is to sell its stake in Chilean bottler Coca-Cola Embonor to Revenue Libra Holding.
6 December 2010
Last week, PepsiCo agreed to buy 66% of Wimm-Bill-Dann (WBD) for US$3.8bn in a move that will make PepsiCo the largest food and beverage group in Russia.
29 October 2010
The Coca-Cola Co has opened and is near completion of three new bottling plants in China worth a combined CNY1.6bn (US$240m).
27 September 2010
Véronique Bourez has been named the new head of Coca Cola France following the firm's decision to restructure its European operations.