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How sustainability can connect with consumers

In late-July, Coca-Cola European Partners unveiled an increased 2020 target for recycled content in its plastic bottles in the UK. just-drin...

What US's Paris climate deal exit means for drinks

Last month, Donald Trump followed through on his campaign pledge to pull the US out of the Paris climate accord. Ben Cooper looks at how the...


Andy Morton | 26 Jul 2017

Earlier today, The Coca-Cola Co reported its second-quarter results. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the company's performance by region and category for April, May and June in 2017.


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 | 27 Apr 2017

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


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.

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

Andy Morton | 15 Aug 2017

The Coca-Cola Co’s Australasian unit has launched a new ad for its Barista Bros coffee-flavoured milk brand.


Olly Wehring | 10 Aug 2017

Coca-Cola HBC has made continued good progress in 2017, with first-half sales improving across all of its reporting regions.


Olly Wehring | 10 Aug 2017

Coca-Cola Bottling Co Consolidated has posted an improved second quarter compared to the first three months of this year, as the bottler's territory advances continue to bed in.


Andy Morton | 9 Aug 2017

Monster Beverage Corp's quarterly gross sales passed the US$1bn mark for the first time, helping the energy drinks maker deliver a strong half-year performance.


Andy Morton | 9 Aug 2017

The Coca-Cola Co has said it has given away more than 10m cups of Sprite in a weather-based promotion in China.


Andy Morton | 4 Aug 2017

The Coca-Cola Co is asking the general public to help it uncover the next generation of sweeteners.


Lucy Britner | 2 Aug 2017

The Coca-Cola Co has partnered a global online ordering and delivery service as it looks to make it easier for consumers to receive products "when and where" they want them. 


Andy Morton | 31 Jul 2017

The Coca-Cola Co has followed up a pledge to up its UK plastics targets with a new animated TV ad created entirely out of recyclable packaging.


Andy Morton | 27 Jul 2017

The Coca-Cola Co's CEO, James Quincey, has praised the overhaul of Coke Zero, saying the new Coca-Cola Zero Sugar has accelerated global volumes growth.


Lucy Britner | 24 Jul 2017

Ahead of the release on Wednesday of The Coca-Cola Co's second-quarter 2017 results, here's a look at the events that shaped the three months to the end of June for the company.


Andy Morton | 21 Jul 2017

The Coca-Cola Co has entered the meal-kit sector in a new partnership with US recipe-and-ingredient delivery service Chef’d.


Andy Morton | 20 Jul 2017

The Coca-Cola Co has opened a SGD79m (US$58m) storage and distribution centre in Singapore to support the Asia-Pacific region.


Andy Morton | 17 Jul 2017

The Coca-Cola Co CEO has admitted that top managers tried to block the Share-a-Coke campaign before it became a global success for the company.


Lucy Britner | 17 Jul 2017

The Coca-Cola Co has lined up the release of seven flavoured waters under the Barrilitos Aguas Frescas brand. 


Andy Morton | 13 Jul 2017

The Coca-Cola Co’s Canada unit is to increase production by almost a third at its Montreal plant with a CAD30m (US$24m) investment in new equipment.


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 | 11 Jul 2017

The Coca-Cola Co is to launch a new range of carbonated soft drinks in India for "price-conscious" consumers.


Andy Morton | 7 Jul 2017

Political upheaval around the world, including Brexit and the rise of Donald Trump, have pushed mergers and acquisitions in the FMCG area to their lowest levels for five years, a new report has said.


Andy Morton | 7 Jul 2017

Coca-Cola Beverages Africa has bought Kenya’s third-largest bottler, Equator Bottlers.


Lucy Britner | 30 Jun 2017

The Coca-Cola Co has released new label designs in China as part of the Share a Coke summer campaign. 


Andy Morton | 29 Jun 2017

The Coca-Cola Co is to close its analytical laboratory in India just seven years after it was opened, the company has confirmed.


Lucy Britner | 28 Jun 2017

The Coca-Cola Co's Africa unit has named Roger Gauntlett general manager of its South Africa operations. 

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 The Coca-Cola Company Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Partnerships & Alliances and Investments report includes business description, detailed reports on mergers and acquisitions (M&A), dive...

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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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