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How can the Coca-Cola system win in Indonesia?

This month, Ray Rowlands of Drinksinfo Ltd puts the spotlight on Indonesia and examines The Coa-Cola Co’s commitment, and that of its region...

Most Chosen FMCG Brands Globally - Kantar

Coca-Cola and Coors are the most popular soft and alcoholic drinks, according to Kantar Worldpanel's Brand Footprint report – an annual stud...

Will Coke Life, Pepsi True damage Stevia chances?

Jonas Feliciano at Euromonitor International | 21 Oct 2014

Amidst the much-publicised decline of both regular and reduced sugar carbonates, The Coca-Cola Co and PepsiCo have confirmed plans to launch stevia-based cola carbonates (Coca Cola Life and Pepsi True) in the US.

Coca-Cola's H1 & Q2 Performance by Region

Andy Morton | 22 Jul 2014

Earlier today (22 July), The Coca-Cola Co reported a drop in first-half profits and sales. Here, just-drinks takes a look at how each region has performed for the soft drinks giant:

NPD: Can 'Rare Sugar' Rescue Soft Drinks Market?

Tom Vierhile, Innovation Insights Director at Canadean | 22 May 2014

Has Tom Vierhile discovered the sugar-alternative silver bullet?

Focus - Coca-Cola HBC's Q3 & YTD Performance

Andy Morton | 7 Nov 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.

Latest Interviews

Just the Answer - Beefeater

Dean Best | 31 Jan 2007

In our first Just the Answer interview of 2007, Dean Best spoke with Nick Blacknell, brand director for Beefeater at Pernod Ricard subsidiary Chivas Brothers, about the company’s ambitious re-launch of the established gin brand it acquired as part of the Allied takeover in 2005.

Latest News

just the week in - Soft Drinks & Bottled Water

Andy Morton | 19 Jun 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.

Coca-Cola unveils revamped Lebron James Sprite

Andy Morton | 18 Mar 2015

The Coca-Cola Co has relaunched its Lebron James-backed Sprite 6 Mix in the US, with a new name and packaging just one year after its initial roll-out.

Coca-Cola Nigeria unaware of criminal charges

James Wilmore | 28 Oct 2014

The Coca-Cola Co's Nigerian unit has said it has yet to be served with criminal charges over alleged violations of orders from the country's Consumer Protection Council (CPC), despite media reports to the contrary.

Ocean Spray Cranberries' Ocean Spray Pact

Andy Morton | 9 Oct 2014

Ocean Spray Cranberries has moved into the bottled water market with the launch of Ocean Spray Pact.

Coca-Cola relaunches Sprite Cranberry in US

James Wilmore | 30 Sep 2014

The Coca-Cola Co has re-released a cranberry flavoured variant of its Sprite brand in the US and a zero-calorie version.

Coca-Cola breaks ground on US$100m Harbin plant

Andy Morton | 3 Jul 2014

The Coca-Cola Co has started construction on a US$100m plant in China's north-east.

just For Subscribers - The week in drinks

Olly Wehring | 23 May 2014

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

The Coca-Cola Co's Sprite 6 Mix by LeBron James

Olly Wehring | 20 Mar 2014

The Coca-Cola Co has teamed up with US basketball player LeBron James to launch a limited edition, flavoured extension of its Sprite CSD brand.

Coca-Cola unveils new $106m Hebei bottling plant

James Wilmore | 25 Oct 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.

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

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.

just For Subscribers - The week in drinks

Olly Wehring | 5 Jul 2013

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

Coca-Cola confirms stevia Coca-Cola launch

Andy Morton | 27 Jun 2013

The Coca-Cola Co has confirmed to just-drinks the launch of mid-calorie Coca-Cola Life in Argentina, the latest move in a burgeoning sweetener race with rival PepsiCo.

Coca-Cola Co kicks-off production in Myanmar

James Wilmore | 4 Jun 2013

The Coca-Cola Company has started bottling its products in Myanmar for the first time in more than 60 years.

Coca-Cola GB to launch stevia version of Sprite

James Wilmore | 6 Mar 2013

Coca-Cola has confirmed it is relaunching its Sprite brand in the UK as a new low-calorie product using the sweetener stevia.

Coca-Cola Co hails "solid" 2012

Andy Morton | 12 Feb 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.

ThaiNamthip signs JV to open Laos plant - report

Andy Morton | 30 Nov 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.

PepsiCo releases stevia-sweetened Pepsi Next

Andy Morton | 28 Sep 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.

Heineken USA appoints new marketing VP

Andy Morton | 17 Sep 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.

Pepsi Next Cherry Vanilla and Paradise Mango

Andy Morton | 18 Jul 2012

PepsiCo's Pepsi Next Cherry Vanilla and Paradise Mango

Coca-Cola Co raises India investment to US$5bn

Andy Morton | 26 Jun 2012

The Coca-Cola Co will invest an extra US$3bn in India over the next eight years, the company announced today (26 June).

Coca-Cola Co to trial mid-calorie Fanta, Sprite

Andy Morton | 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.

Dunkin' strikes deal with Coca-Cola in US

James Wilmore | 3 Apr 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”.

Coca-Cola Co opens biggest China bottling plant

James Wilmore | 29 Mar 2012

The Coca-Cola Co has opened its biggest bottling plant in China, its 42nd in the country.

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