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Is Coca-Cola's optimism for 2018 misplaced?

2017 turned out to be a pretty good year for The Coca-Cola Co. Refranchising its distribution network may have sent reported performance int...

Will we solve the plastic problem in 2018?

Earlier this month, just-drinks talked to Evian global brand director Patricia Oliva about the water brand's recent commitment to make all i...


Andy Morton | 16 Feb 2018

Today, The Coca-Cola Co praised its full-year results as organic sales edged up after a solid Q4. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the company's overall performance in the full year, and its regional performance in Q4.


Olly Wehring | 5 Feb 2018

Here, just-drinks consolidates the M&A activity in the global drinks industry during January.


Andy Morton | 30 Jan 2018

What should we make of yesterday's announcement of the merger between Dr Pepper Snapple Group and Keurig Green Mountain? The market response so far has been mixed - an initial share spike for the listed DPSG soon receded as the agreement was digested.


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 pollution issues are catching up with plastic.

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 | 22 Feb 2018

The Coca-Cola Co has launched a pair of craft-style beverages in the US market as it looks to capitalise on the growing popularity of craft soda. 


Lucy Britner | 22 Feb 2018

The Coca-Cola Co is looking to add two execs to its board of directors at the next annual meeting of shareowners. 


Andy Morton | 19 Feb 2018

The Coca-Cola Co CEO James Quincey has admitted the recent Diet Coke relaunch in North America came after sales for the brand failed to recover last year.


Andy Morton | 16 Feb 2018

The Coca-Cola Co has posted a slight rise in full-year sales despite flat volumes as the soft drinks giant continued to focus on value.


Andy Morton | 14 Feb 2018

The Coca-Cola Co has expanded its 'sip & scan' camera-phone activation in the US to include a brand Coke prize draw for the Winter Olympics.


Andy Morton | 5 Feb 2018

The Coca-Cola Co's India unit is looking to expand its range of fruit-based CSDs as part of a government initiative to aid fruit farmers.


Andy Morton | 2 Feb 2018

The Coca-Cola Co is hoping a regional cola brand it bought in the early 1990s will become its first US$1bn Indian brand as it expands distribution in South Asia.


Andy Morton | 2 Feb 2018

Companies including The Coca-Cola Co, PepsiCo, Heineken and Constellation Brands have joined forces to urge US President Donald Trump not to restrict aluminium imports to the country.


Lucy Britner | 1 Feb 2018

The Coca-Cola Co will use this Sunday's Super Bowl to kick off a new marketing campaign to support the relaunch of Diet Coke in the US market. 


Andy Morton | 29 Jan 2018

Monster Energy Corp has questioned the accuracy of a report that outlines a number of sexual harassment and discrimination lawsuits filed against executives at the energy drinks maker.


Lucy Britner | 19 Jan 2018

The Coca-Cola Co has announced global plans to help collect and recycle the equivalent of 100% of its packaging by 2030. 


Lucy Britner | 11 Jan 2018

The Coca-Cola Co has repackaged its Diet Coke brand and added four flavours as it looks to appeal to the next generation of consumers.


Andy Morton | 11 Jan 2018

The Coca-Cola Co is reaching out to teenagers in a new TV ad that kickstarts its Summer activation in Australia.


Andy Morton | 10 Jan 2018

The Coca-Cola Co has teamed up with local bottlers to purchase Chile's Comercializadora Novaverde, the owner of juice brand Guallarauco.


Andy Morton | 2 Jan 2018

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


Lucy Britner | 13 Dec 2017

The Coca-Cola Co's India unit has launched a premium extension under its Maaza mango juice brand. Maaza Gold is described by the firm as "thicker and smoother". 


Andy Morton | 11 Dec 2017

The Coca-Cola Co has unveiled new releases for next year, including two craft-style Coke flavours and a green apple flavoured Fanta.


Andy Morton | 8 Dec 2017

The Coca-Cola Co has appointed a new head of its in-house bottling operations, BIG, after long-standing incumbent Irial Finan announced his retirement.


Lucy Britner | 8 Dec 2017

The Coca-Cola Co will once again release Sprite Cranberry as it looks to capitalise on the popularity of the flavour during the festive season. 


Andy Morton | 7 Dec 2017

The Coca-Cola Co has unveiled its new Star Wars-themed Coca-Cola Zero Sugar bottles for the European market ahead of this month's release of the eighth film in the movie saga.


Andy Morton | 6 Dec 2017

The Coca-Cola Co is to give a global roll out to its new asymmetric Fanta PET bottle.


Andy Morton | 4 Dec 2017

The Coca-Cola Co has opened its latest bottling plant in China, the soft drinks company's 45th in the country.

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

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