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The next challenge for Coca-Cola's Muhtar Kent

As Muhtar Kent prepares to step down as CEO of The Coca-Cola Co, the question everyone will be asking is: What will his legacy be?...

Are soft drinks staring into an Indian abyss?

This month, Ray Rowlands focuses his attention on the recent announcement that carbonated soft drinks are to be classified as luxury items i...


Ben Cooper | 30 Nov 2016

The latest report from the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), assessing companies' efforts on water, reveals a strong representation from drinks companies among those companies the project considers to be leaders in water stewardship. Ben Cooper reports.


Lucy Britner | 27 Oct 2016

In its third-quarter results, released yesterday, The Coca-Cola Co saw developed market growth outperform that of its emerging markets. 


Lucy Britner | 26 Oct 2016

Earlier today, The Coca-Cola Co posted a 28% dip in net profits for the three months to the end of September. Here, just-drinks takes a look at how each region has performed for the soft drinks giant in the quarter.


Ray Rowlands | 25 Oct 2016

This month, soft drinks commentator Ray Rowlands focuses on the recently-announced marriage between The Coca-Cola Co and coffee house chain Dunkin' Donuts, and contemplates where the tie-up might eventually lead.

Latest Interviews

Ben Cooper | 30 Sep 2016

In achieving its goal to replenish water equivalent to its 2015 sales volumes "back to nature and communities", Coca-Cola gave itself a compelling sustainability story to tell consumers. Greg Koch, senior director of Global Water Stewardship at Coca-Cola, spoke with Ben Cooper about what "replenishment" means, and why getting the minutiae of the methodology right is so important.


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.

Latest News

Andy Morton | 9 Dec 2016

The CEO of The Coca-Cola Co, Muhtar Kent, has announced his intention to step down for the role early next year.


Olly Wehring | 9 Dec 2016

The Coca-Cola Co has announced a retirement from its board and the appointment of four new officers.


Lucy Britner | 5 Dec 2016

The Coca-Cola Co has inaugurated a new facility in Cambodian capital Phnom Penh as it looks to grow capacity in the country. 


Andy Morton | 5 Dec 2016

The Coca-Cola Co is testing special face-swap packaging for its UK juice brand Oasis.


Andy Morton | 5 Dec 2016

The Coca-Cola Co brand Honest Tea is to roll out nation-wide in the UK after completing a soft launch this year.


Andy Morton | 2 Dec 2016

An Indian court has ruled that contract bottlers for PepsiCo and The Coca-Cola Co cannot divert water from a drought-hit river as water scarcity in the country continues to trouble beverage makers.


Lucy Britner | 1 Dec 2016

The Coca-Cola Co and its Palestinian bottling partner National Beverage Co have opened the first Coca-Cola bottling facility in Gaza. 


Andy Morton | 25 Nov 2016

The Coca-Cola Co's China unit has said it wants its employees to have talks with the company through "appropriate channels" after staff reportedly staged walkouts at three of its production plants.


Lucy Britner | 22 Nov 2016

The Coca-Cola Co has released a new TV commercial for its namesake brand, with different variations for different markets. 


Andy Morton | 18 Nov 2016

The Coca-Cola Co is to rake in about US$1bn from a franchising deal for its China assets with two Asia-based bottlers.


Olly Wehring | 2 Nov 2016

Swire Coca-Cola USA has upped its presence in the north-west of the country, taking more territory off The Coca-Cola Co’s hands.


Lucy Britner | 2 Nov 2016

The Coca-Cola Co has launched its sparkling Glaceau Smartwater variant in the UK.


Andy Morton | 31 Oct 2016

The Coca-Cola Co has launched a ginger Coke for the first time as it tries to tempt young adults back into soda with new flavours. 


Lucy Britner | 28 Oct 2016

The Coca-Cola Co has named its new chief information officer following the death of Ed Steinike earlier this year.


Lucy Britner | 28 Oct 2016

The Coca-Cola Co's chief operating officer has said the company is taking "multiple actions" to address changing consumer preferences around added sugar. 


Lucy Britner | 26 Oct 2016

Currency headwinds along with structural changes in Q3 have dragged down The Coca-Cola Co's nine-month performance.


Andy Morton | 19 Oct 2016

The Coca-Cola Co has revealed a timetable for the acquisition and disposal of Anheuser-Busch InBev's newly-acquired stake in Coca-Cola Beverages Africa, telling just-drinks it aims to have a new partner in place by 2018.


Andy Morton | 14 Oct 2016

The Coca-Cola Co has opened a US$36m bottling plant in Qatar, the company's first in the country.


Andy Morton | 13 Oct 2016

A brand's strength is likely to protect beverage companies from a Unilever-style stand-off with UK off-premise retailers, an analyst has told just-drinks.


Olly Wehring | 11 Oct 2016

Anheuser-Busch InBev has followed today's completion of its takeover of SABMiller with the announcement of its intention to offload SAB's stake in Coca-Cola Beverages Africa to The Coca-Cola Co.


Andy Morton | 10 Oct 2016

PepsiCo has attacked a lawsuit alleging its Naked Juice range misleads consumers over the type of fruit and vegetables it contains.


Andy Morton | 10 Oct 2016

The American Beverage Association (ABA) has halted payments to some nutritionists and dieticians after accusations the health experts were being paid to attack soda taxes on social media.

Latest blogs

Andy Morton | 8 Jun 2016

In yet one more sign that The Coca-Cola Co is losing its lustre, the soft drinks maker has, for the first time, fallen out of the top ten of a 'world's biggest brands' ranking.


Andy Morton | 25 Feb 2016

The Coca-Cola Co is smarting after an EU court setback in its attempt to trademark a new bottle design.

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