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Drinks co's must attack plastics now

It was fun while it lasted. The drinks industry's love affair with plastic has been a boon to the industry for decades, but solid waste and...

Recycling plan will lead the way - Coca-Cola

The Coca-Cola Co has said a new strategy in Western Europe to reduce packaging waste will act as a template for a global initiative, due to...


Ben Cooper | 8 Aug 2017

In late-July, Coca-Cola European Partners unveiled an increased 2020 target for recycled content in its plastic bottles in the UK. just-drinks' sustainability commentator, Ben Cooper, believes this news also underlines the role that brands can play in encouraging consumers to recycle.


Olly Wehring | 5 May 2017

Yesterday, Coca-Cola European Partners released results for the first three months of 2017, showing flat sales thanks in part to a marked fall in the UK. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the company's performance by region in the three months to the end of March.


Lucy Britner | 23 Mar 2017

Analysts have trumpeted Coca-Cola Zero Sugar as well as Coca-Cola European Partners' non-CSD offerings as the group's key growth drivers in 2016.


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.

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Stuart Todd | 6 Apr 2018

Coca-Cola European Partners has announced plans to invest almost EUR7m (US$8.6m) in a new logistics platform in the south of France.


Andy Morton | 28 Mar 2018

Coca-Cola European Partners has reformulated Capri-Sun with stevia as European drinks companies cut down on sugar ahead of new levies.


Andy Morton | 27 Mar 2018

Coca-Cola European Partners has added two contrasting flavoured waters to its UK-only Oasis juice range - one with chilli and the other with cooling lime.


Olly Wehring | 9 Mar 2018

Coca-Cola European Partners has announced the departure of two directors, including the former head of Coca-Cola North America.


Lucy Britner | 1 Mar 2018

Coca-Cola European Partners has agreed to distribute Icelandic Water Holdings' Icelandic Glacial spring water in its home market. 


Lucy Britner | 28 Feb 2018

Coca-Cola European Partners has announced a raft of product launches and flavour innovations for the UK market, as the group works to become what it claims to be a "total beverage" business.


Lucy Britner | 16 Feb 2018

Top executives at Coca-Cola European Partners have said the company is poised to face challenges in 2018, including sugar taxes in several markets.


Lucy Britner | 15 Feb 2018

In mid-February, Coca-Cola European Partners reported its first full-year results since the formation of the company. The soft drinks firm saw a lift in both Q4 and full-year sales. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the group's performance in its fourth quarter - the three months to the end of December - as well as in the full year. Coverage is broken down by territories and by brands. 


Lucy Britner | 15 Feb 2018

Coca-Cola European Partners has ended its first full year with a lift in sales.  


Andy Morton | 6 Feb 2018

Coca-Cola European Partners is to bring back to the UK a former Unilever-owned brand as it enters the plant-based beverage category for the first time.


Lucy Britner | 1 Feb 2018

Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP) has announced a proposal to close two facilities in the UK market, resulting in a net loss of 167 jobs. 


Andy Morton | 2 Jan 2018

The Coca-Cola Co is to launch Fuze Tea, one of its fastest-growing brands, in Europe.


Olly Wehring | 8 Nov 2017

Coca-Cola European Partners has seen its good work earlier this year undone somewhat by the weather in the third quarter.


Stuart Todd | 19 Oct 2017

Coca-Cola European Partners has announced plans to shed 128 posts across its five bottling plants in France over the coming year.


Andy Morton | 9 Oct 2017

Coca-Cola European Partners has handed out hundreds of refillable bottles - complete with tracking chips - to UK students.


Stuart Todd | 12 Sep 2017

Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP) has named Ilan Ouanounou to the newly-created post of VP of corporate strategy.


Andy Morton | 11 Aug 2017

Coca-Cola European Partners has said just two of its brands - Monster and Coke Classic - will remain within reach of the upcoming UK sugar tax, once the group has completed its reformulation efforts.


Olly Wehring | 10 Aug 2017

Coca-Cola European Partners has reaffirmed its full-year sales growth outlook for 2017, despite an improvement in year-to date performance.


Andy Morton | 13 Jul 2017

Coca-Cola European Partners has launched the first UK marketing campaign for Honest Tea following the fruit herbal tea brand’s launch in the country last year.


Andy Morton | 12 Jul 2017

The Coca-Cola Co’s UK unit has pledged to double the recycled plastic content in all of its bottles to 50% by 2020.


Andy Morton | 23 Jun 2017

Coca-Cola European Partners is to spend GBP39m on a new automated warehouse in the UK.


Olly Wehring | 14 Jun 2017

Coca-Cola European Partners has reiterated its outlook for performance in 2017.


Olly Wehring | 4 May 2017

Coca-Cola European Partners has reported flat sales in the first quarter of its maiden calendar year, with the UK having a tough Q1 as currency weakness took hold.


Andy Morton | 28 Mar 2017

Coca-Cola European Partners has lowered the sugar content of Fanta Orange by a third in the UK to bring the product under the threshold of the country's pending sugar tax.

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