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?
12 March 2013
After months of campaigning, the US beverage industry and New York City business owners finally got what they wanted yesterday (11 March), when a judge at New York State's Supreme Court threw out the proposed ban on large sugary drinks.
6 March 2013
Coca-Cola has confirmed it is relaunching its Sprite brand in the UK as a new low-calorie product using the sweetener stevia.
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.
16 October 2012
This month, Ray Rowlands of independent beverage research company Drinksinfo investigates the recent outrage caused by the intended opening of the Indian retail market to foreign investors, and compares the impact that a similar development has had on the country’s soft drinks market.
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.
17 September 2012
Heineken USA has appointed a new VP of marketing for portfolio brands to help lead the company's fresh push for Strongbow in the country.
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
26 June 2012
The Coca-Cola Co will invest an extra US$3bn in India over the next eight years, the company announced today (26 June).
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.
25 April 2012
Earlier this week, Harris Interactive released its annual study of brand health for beverages in the US.
3 April 2012
Dunkin' Brands Group has struck an exclusive supply deal with The Coca-Cola Co to supply its restaurants after an agreement with PepsiCo was ended “amicably”.
29 March 2012
The Coca-Cola Co has opened its biggest bottling plant in China, its 42nd in the country.
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.
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.
25 October 2011
The Coca-Cola Co will temporarily turn cans of its namesake drink from red to white as part of a tie-up with the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) in the US.
5 October 2011
Coca-Cola has retained its spot as the world's most valuable brand, according to consultancy group Interbrand.
5 October 2011
Consultancy group Interbrands has published its list of the top 100 brands in the world by value this week. Here, just-drinks picks out the best performers from the drinks sector.
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.
26 April 2011
The CEO of The Coca-Cola Co has said that another quarter of healthy growth and share gain in Germany means that the country is beginning to look like "a very positive story".
23 March 2011
The Coca-Cola Co has announced the return of its annual Sprite Step Off competition with a six-city US tour.
18 March 2011
Diet Coke has superseded Pepsi as the second most popular carbonated soft drink (CSD) in 2010 behind Coca-Cola, according to data from Beverage Digest.