7 November 2013
Today (7 November), Coca-Cola HBC released its Q3 and year-to-date results. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the company's performance by region.
5 November 2013
Following recent reports that PepsiCo is planning to launch a premium water brand in the US, Ray Rowlands of Drinksinfo Ltd takes a look at what arch rival Coca-Cola Co is up to in the country’s bottled water market.
25 October 2013
The Coca-Cola Co has launched a new US$106m bottling plant in China's Hebei region as part of a wider investment programme in the country.
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:
18 September 2013
The Drinktec exhibition is taking place across all of this week in Munich. To coincide with the event, just-drinks' management briefing this month takes a look at the drinks packaging category. In this, the final part of our four-part briefing, we turn our attention to the emerging markets of the world.
27 August 2013
Struggling sales for diet soft drinks should see a new wave of innovation break over the category. Tom Vierhile reports.
23 August 2013
Coca-Cola Icecek has “re-energised” its sparkling category with strong growth for Coca-Cola brands, the company's CEO has said.
23 July 2013
Although AG Barr was on its way to the church earlier this month, Britvic was still having second thoughts. The end of the affair leads Richard Corbett to ponder what went wrong for the two and what happens next.
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.