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CCEP basks in 'total beverage' prospects

The non-alcoholic ready-to-drink market (NARTD) is a "great place to be", according to Coca-Cola European Partners....

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Ian Shackleton | 27 Sep 2018

This month, just-drinks' in-house analyst, Ian Shackleton, has a lot on his plate. What will Ian drink to wash it all down? He'll probably have a Coke. Lots and lots (and lots) of Coke.


Olly Wehring | 27 Apr 2018

Late yesterday, Coca-Cola European Partners released its results for the first quarter of 2018. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the group's performance in the three-months to the end of March.


Andy Morton | 7 Nov 2017

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 be unveiled next year.


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.

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Stuart Todd | 12 Nov 2018

Coca-Cola European Partners is investing EUR19m (US$21.5m) in a new bottling line at its production facility in Socx, in northern France.


Andy Morton | 26 Oct 2018

Coca-Cola European Partners is upping its focus on the foodservice channel as it looks to tap into higher profitability from out-of-home consumption.


Andy Morton | 8 Oct 2018

The Coca-Cola Co is to launch for a limited time a cinnamon version of its Coca-Cola Zero Sugar ahead of the Christmas period.


Andy Morton | 23 Aug 2018

Coca-Cola Bottling Co Consolidated has appointed chief financial officer Dave Katz as its new COO.


Olly Wehring | 10 Aug 2018

Coca-Cola Zero Sugar is enjoying a barnstorming year so far in the UK for Coca-Cola European Partners, the group's head as said, with the country's recently-introduced sugar tax bringing in improved sales in the country.


Olly Wehring | 9 Aug 2018

Coca-Cola European Partners has maintained its flat start to the year, posting a 1% increase in sales from both the first half and the second quarter of 2018.


Andy Morton | 2 May 2018

Coca-Cola European Partners has launched its first activation in EuropeCoca-Cola European Partners has launched its first activation in Europe for the upcoming FIFA World Cup football tournament.for the upcoming World Cup in Russia.


Olly Wehring | 27 Apr 2018

Coca-Cola European Partners has maintained it is pleased with its start to the year, despite a slowing rate of growth and a decline in volumes in the first quarter.


Lucy Britner | 27 Apr 2018

The CEO of Coca-Cola European Partners has said the group must focus on the future, rather than bemoan the recent introduction of the sugar tax in the UK.


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.

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