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Will our children see Coke in a different light?

The Coca-Cola Co has come in for a bit of a beat-down on last week's news that it is funding research backing exercise over calorie-cutting...

Synergy seals the deal for Coca-Cola bottlers

Yesterday saw the formation of the world’s largest independent Coca-Cola bottler, when Coca-Cola Enterprises, Coca-Cola Iberian Partners and...


Is LatAm right time, right place for Coke tie-ups?

Olly Wehring | 18 Aug 2015

The non-alcoholic bottling landscape in Latin America is ripe for consolidation. Reports out of the region this week, claiming three major Coca-Cola system bottlers have opened talks about a merger, are not surprising, then. What is of note, however, is that of the 25 major players in LatAm's Coke bottling system, the three concerned are the region's largest.


Coca-Cola European Partners - just the Facts

Olly Wehring | 7 Aug 2015

Yesterday saw the announcement of a merger of three Coca-Cola bottlers in Western Europe. Here, just-drinks looks at the details behind the deal:


Soft Drinks Has The Bottle to Cut Sugar - Comment

Andy Morton | 3 Aug 2015

At a soft drinks conference in London last year, a leading executive from Coca-Cola Co's UK juice unit, Innocent, was getting hot under the collar.


US flies the flag for Coca-Cola Co - Analysis

Lucy Britner | 27 Jul 2015

The star-spangled banner is a shining beacon for the Coca-Cola Co, as analysts hail the US in an otherwise-challenging environment for the company.

Latest Interviews

Interview - PepsiCo chief scientific officer

Olly Wehring | 10 Jul 2014

Late last month, editor Olly Wehring spoke with Dr Mehmood Khan, chief scientific officer at PepsiCo. In part one of this interview, Khan discusses the changing role of Research & Development in recent years, and where R&D sits in the company's armoury for growth.


The just-drinks Interview - Jones Soda's CEO

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.

Latest News

CCA starts work on Indonesian distribution hub

Andy Morton | 1 Sep 2015

Coca-Cola Amatil (CCA) is to build a US$63m “mega-distribution centre” in Indonesia as it ups soft drinks investment in the country despite a recent slowdown.


Coca-Cola opens Laos bottling plant

Andy Morton | 28 Aug 2015

The Coca-Cola Co has opened its first bottling plant in Laos as the soft drinks maker continues to expand its presence in Asia.


Coca-Cola eyes "water-neutral" goal

Andy Morton | 25 Aug 2015

The Coca-Cola Co has claimed it is on course to be “water-neutral” in the next five years, and already replenishes 94% of the water it uses.


Craft beer "underdeveloped" in Australia - CCA

Andy Morton | 24 Aug 2015

The head of Coca-Cola Amatil (CCA) has praised her company's latest craft beer launch but warned the category in Australia remains “underdeveloped”.


Coca-Cola starts work on new China plant

Andy Morton | 24 Aug 2015

The Coca-Cola Co has broken ground on its 45th production plant in China as part of a US$4bn investment in the country.


Coca-Cola to come clean on research funding

Andy Morton | 20 Aug 2015

The Coca-Cola Co's CEO has promised greater transparency after a report claimed the company was funding science that backs exercise over calorie-cutting.


Coca-Cola Co takes minority stake in Suja Juice

Lucy Britner | 19 Aug 2015

The Coca-Cola Co and the merchant banking division of Goldman Sachs have each made minority investments in US organic juice producer Suja Juice.


On this day in drinks history

Olly Wehring | 18 Aug 2015

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


Latin America next for Coke bottler consolidation?

Olly Wehring | 18 Aug 2015

Three of the four largest Coca-Cola bottlers in Latin and South America have opened initial talks about a possible merger, according to local reports.


Coca-Cola Icecek confirms Tajikistan plant opening

Andy Morton | 18 Aug 2015

Coca-Cola Icecek has confirmed the opening of a new production plant in the Central Asian country of Tajikistan.


On this day in drinks history

Olly Wehring | 17 Aug 2015

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


On this day in drinks history

Olly Wehring | 14 Aug 2015

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


just the week in - Soft Drinks & Bottled Water

Olly Wehring | 14 Aug 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.


NPD - Argo Tea's Teappuccino

Andy Morton | 14 Aug 2015

Argo Tea is to launch a tea-based dairy beverage in a range of fruit, herb and tea-blended flavours.


On this day in drinks history

Olly Wehring | 13 Aug 2015

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


Coca-Cola Company names new COO

Lucy Britner | 13 Aug 2015

The Coca-Cola Co has promoted James Quincey to the role of president & COO, effective immediately.


Dr Pepper Snapple Group buys Bodyarmor stake

Olly Wehring | 12 Aug 2015

Dr Pepper Snapple Group has secured a near-12% stake in the owner of the Bodyarmor sports drink brand.


The Coca-Cola Co counters science funding claim

Andy Morton | 11 Aug 2015

The Coca-Cola Co has said it will continue to fund research after the New York Times claimed the company is propping up science that backs exercise over calorie-cutting for weight loss.


Coca-Cola silent on Suja Juice stake report

Andy Morton | 10 Aug 2015

The Coca-Cola Co has has declined to comment on a report it is about to buy in to US organic juice producer Suja Juice.


Coca-Cola breaks ground on new China plant

Andy Morton | 7 Aug 2015

The Coca-Cola Co has started work on a US$50m plant in Hunan, its second in the central China province.


Coca-Cola Enterprises merges with Germany, Iberia

Olly Wehring | 6 Aug 2015

Coca-Cola Enterprises has finally confirmed its merger with the German unit of the Coca-Cola Co, with Coca-Cola Iberian Partners completing the new Western European bottling powerhouse.


just a While Ago - On 4 August in...

Olly Wehring | 4 Aug 2015

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

Latest blogs

How a visit to the dentist helped Muthar Kent get ahead in business

Andy Morton | 26 Jun 2015

Want to know how to make it to the top of the beverage business? According to Muhtar Kent, it's all about the networking.


New Coke - the movie

Andy Morton | 11 May 2015

Hot on the heels of Kidnapping Mr Heineken comes news of another explosive episode in beverage history set for the Hollywood treatment.

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