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How can Coca-Cola Co win in China? - Analysis

As the Coca-Cola Co looks to streamline its operations in China, analysts yesterday took to speculating on how the soft drinks giant could g...

Coca-Cola Co's Nigerian ambitions - Comment

This month, Ray Rowlands sets his sights on the recently-announced Nigerian venture between The Coca-Cola Co and the Tropical General Invest...

Coca-Cola Co's Q4 performance by region

Earlier today, The Coca-Cola Co reported full-year and Q4 results, with sales in the last three months of 2015 falling by 8%. Here, just-dri...

Coca-Cola Co's Q4 & full-year results - Preview

The Coca-Cola Co will report its fourth quarter and full-year results tomorrow (9 February). Here, just-drinks takes a look at the group's h...

Latest Interviews

Interview - Bundaberg Brewed Drinks CEO 17 Aug 2015

Olly Wehring

This week, we speak to the CEO of Bundaberg Brewed Drinks, and just-drinks subscriber, John Mclean.


just the Answer: Funkin's CEO, Andrew King 23 Mar 2015

Andy Morton

Cocktail mixers and syrups firm Funkin is now part of the AG Barr portfolio after the closure of a multi-million deal last month. Here, Funkin CEO Andrew King explains how he can help Barr grow its on-trade presence, why Angola is a new focus for cocktails and what he has planned for Irn Bru.

Latest News

Coca-Cola Enterprises full year sales, profit fall 11 Feb 16

Lucy Britner

Coca-Cola Enterprises has posted a drop in full-year sales and profits as it continues to be impacted by a weaker consumer sector.


Pepsico sees North America Beverages lift in FY 11 Feb 16

Lucy Britner

Pepsico's North America Beverages unit has reported sales and profits growth in both its fourth quarter and full year. 


China "logical" for Coca-Cola Co re-franchising 10 Feb 16

Lucy Britner

The CEO of The Coca-Cola Co has said the company's bottling system in China has evolved to the point where re-franchising is the "next logical step".


Tranquini looks abroad for stress-relieving sales 9 Feb 16

Olly Wehring

Tranquini is looking to roll out its namesake, stress-relieving drink into more export markets, utilising its first marketing campaign for the brand.


SABMiller's Europe chief to join Britvic board 9 Feb 16

Lucy Britner

SABMiller's MD for Europe, Sue Clark, is to join Britvic's board as an independent non-executive director. 


Coca-Cola Co ramps up re-franchising scheme 9 Feb 16

Lucy Britner

The Coca-Cola Co has announced plans to re-franchise 100% of its North America bottling territories by the end of 2017, including all cold-fill production facilities.

Latest blogs

Kent's dire warning puts Coca-Cola woes in the shade 25 Jan 16

Andy Morton

The global elite were in Switzerland last week for the World Economic Forum in Davos, the annual corporate huddle for the rich and powerful. The CEO of The Coca-Cola Co, Muhtar Kent, was there too, despite his company arguably being slightly less rich and powerful this year after some bruising quarters in the marketplace. 


PepsiCo wakes up and smells the latte 20 Jan 16

Andy Morton

With The Coca-Cola Co stealing yesterday's limelight with its new united marketing strategy for brand Coke yesterday, a Forbes interview with PepsiCo North America Beverages' new CMO, Seth Kaufman, slipped under the radar.

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