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CCE shows faith in Coca-Cola Life with full launch

Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) is to roll out Coca-Cola Life across all of its European territories after a test launch....

Coca-Cola to get boost from Monster in China

In August, when the Coca-Cola Co announced it was to pay US$2.15bn for a 16.7% stake in Monster Beverage Co, there was a general consensus t...

Time is Right for Refresco Gerber Exit

While unlikely to slip under the net before the year is out, Stefan Kirk from M&A practitioner Glenboden believes Refresco Gerber's sharehol...

Review of the Year 2014 - Part III: Soft Drinks

It's that time of year when just-drinks takes a look back at the past 12 months. Here, in part three of our final management briefing of the...

Latest Interviews

Interview - PepsiCo chief scientific officer, Pt 2 22 Jul 2014

Olly Wehring

Last week, we published the first part of our interview with Dr Mehmood Khan, chief scientific officer at PepsiCo and head of global research & development. Here, in the second and final part, Dr Khan gives us a tour of the inner workings of PepsiCo's R&D approach and defines success and failure for his department.


Interview - PepsiCo chief scientific officer 10 Jul 2014

Olly Wehring

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

CCBCC increases franchise footprint 19 Dec 14

Andy Morton

Coca-Cola Bottling Co Consolidated (CCBCC) has further increased its franchise territory in the US as part of its agreement with The Coca-Cola Co.


just the Week in - Soft Drinks & Bottled Water 19 Dec 14

Olly Wehring

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.


just a While Ago - On 19 December in... 19 Dec 14

Olly Wehring

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


Maspex agrees to Tarczyn, Dr Witt acquisition 19 Dec 14

Andy Morton

Polish food and beverage group Maspex is to buy two drinks brands from Agros Nova Group for an undisclosed sum.


just a While Ago - On 18 December in... 18 Dec 14

Olly Wehring

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


Bebida Beverage Co plans stock restructure 18 Dec 14

James Wilmore

Bebida Beverage Co (BeBevCo) is to push ahead with a stock restructure to boost its chances of making acquisitions.

Latest blogs

Putin's Coca-Cola dig misses the mark 19 Dec 14

Andy Morton

The Coca-Cola Co has had its fair share of critics this year, from health campaigners to investor David Winters, who this week called for CEO Muhtar Kent to be replaced.


Coca-Cola courts controversy over milk ad 5 Dec 14

James Wilmore

Advertising can be a strange beast.

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