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New CEO sparks optimism at Coca-Cola - Analysis

The Coca-Cola Co's first-quarter results may have looked familiar to investors - flattish growth injected with life mainly through price inc...

The Coca-Cola Co's Q1 2017 results - Preview

On Tuesday, The Coca-Cola Co will release its first quarter results for 2017. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the company's perform...

Richard Corbett | 2 May 2017

Recent activity by The Coca-Cola Co behind Glaceau Smartwater has brought the enhanced water segment under Richard Corbett's nose. What are the company - and the segment's - chances of success?

Andy Morton | 25 Apr 2017

Earlier today, The Coca-Cola Co reported its first-quarter results, with organic sales and volumes growth both flat in the period. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the company's performance by region and category for the first three months of 2017.

Ben Cooper | 19 Apr 2017

A recent report from Greenpeace has condemned the world's largest soft drinks producers for not doing enough to address ocean pollution caused by plastic bottles. The report is particularly critical of the lack of progress on bottle re-use, which suggests to Ben Cooper that this may have to feature more prominently in sustainability strategies if further damaging criticism is to be avoided.

One of the older flavours in the soft drinks market has become one of the category's hottest new trends. Ginger is spicing things up with a wave of new product innovation sweeping through non-alcoholic beverages, from carbonated soft drinks and energy drinks to plant waters, healthful shots, and beyond.

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

Lucy Britner | 17 May 2017

Coca-Cola FEMSA has decided not to pursue the acquisition of certain bottler territories in the US market. 

Andy Morton | 16 May 2017

The Coca-Cola Co has said its US bottler refranchising is on the "home stretch" after signing a new territory agreement.

Lucy Britner | 16 May 2017

The president of Coca-Cola North America's US operations is to retire as the company announces a raft of job changes in the region.

Andy Morton | 11 May 2017

Coca-Cola Beverages Africa has offloaded a 21.5% stake in Appletiser to black-owned South African groups as part of its merger agreement.

Andy Morton | 5 May 2017

Monster Beverage Corp's partnership with The Coca-Cola Co continues to reap dividends as Q1 sales and profits soared on the back of increased distribution.

Andy Morton | 28 Apr 2017

The head of The Coca-Cola Co's biggest India bottler has been appointed CEO of its India unit.

Andy Morton | 26 Apr 2017

The Coca-Cola Co is to give more focus to products such as its fibre-enriched Coca-Cola, the company's incoming CEO has said.

Lucy Britner | 26 Apr 2017

The incoming CEO of The Coca-Cola Co has confirmed the company will axe more than 1,000 jobs as part of his plan to create a "much leaner" business. 

Andy Morton | 25 Apr 2017

The Coca-Cola Co has retained its full-year growth outlook despite flat Q1 organic sales and volumes.

Andy Morton | 20 Apr 2017

The Coca-Cola Co is to include Coca-Cola Life in its US Share A Coke marketing campaign for the first time.

Andy Morton | 19 Apr 2017

The Coca-Cola Co is re-activating its Share A Coke marketing campaign in Europe, this time using popular holiday destinations instead of people's names.

Lucy Britner | 18 Apr 2017

The Coca-Cola Co has rolled out a new campaign in the US for its Glaceau Smartwater brand, featuring actor Jennifer Aniston.

Andy Morton | 18 Apr 2017

Coca-Cola Bottling Co Consolidated (CCBCC) has bought a production plant in northern Ohio as it further increases its bottler franchise territory in the US state.

Andy Morton | 12 Apr 2017

The Coca-Cola Co has been forced to rethink its global strategy for Coca-Coca Life, renaming the mid-calorie brand Coca-Cola with Stevia in two core markets

Andy Morton | 12 Apr 2017

Production has started at The Coca-Cola Co's biggest Central China production plant.

Andy Morton | 10 Apr 2017

The Coca-Cola Co has expressed disappointment over a Greenpeace "stunt" that saw a 2.5 tonne sculpture made out of ocean plastic dumped on the doorstep of its UK headquarters.

Andy Morton | 6 Apr 2017

The Coca-Cola Co is to pull Coca-Cola Life from UK shelves.

Olly Wehring | 5 Apr 2017

Coca-Cola Icecek has withdrawn its interest in buying into Coca-Cola Beverages Africa, five months after launching a consideration of a majority stake in Africa's largest Coca-Cola bottler.

Andy Morton | 4 Apr 2017

The Coca-Cola Co has ended PepsiCo's almost two-decade sponsorship of Major League Baseball in the US.

Andy Morton | 3 Apr 2017

The Coca-Cola Co has appointed Kellam Mattie to head marketing & innovation at its North American emerging brands unit.

Andy Morton | 31 Mar 2017

The Coca-Cola Co's China operations are unlikely to affect its global growth amid a declining CSD market in the country, an analyst has said.

Olly Wehring | 30 Mar 2017

The Coca-Cola Co has completed its acquisition of the AdeS soy-based drinks business from Unilever.

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.

Company research

The Coca-Cola Company – Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Partnerships & Alliances and Investment Report

The Coca-Cola Company – Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Partne

Marketline's Company Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Partnerships & Alliances and Investments reports offer a comprehensive breakdown of the organic and inorganic growth activity undertaken by an organi...

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Coca-Cola Co, The in Soft Drinks (USA)

Coca-Cola Co, The in Soft Drinks (USA)

The Coca-Cola Co plans to speed up its refranchising efforts in order to have 100% of company-owned bottlers refranchised in the US by the end of 2017. In doing so, the company will be able to return...

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Energy Drinks in Europe

Energy Drinks in Europe

Energy Drinks in Europe industry profile provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market share, market size (value and volume 2011-15, and forecast to 2020). The p...

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