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US: Coca-Cola Refreshments to receive funding for facility upgrade

13 Jan 2012

Coca-Cola Refreshments (CCR) has received approval for US$1.2m in funding for its Abilene facility in Texas.

Comment – Soft Drinks & Water - The French Should Look to Denmark

11 Jan 2012

Last week, the French authorities carried out their threat and introduced a tax on CSDs. Richard Corbett believes, however, that the French should look north, to Denmark, to see how effective - or not - such a move will be on a nation's pattern of consumption.

FRANCE: France approves soft drinks tax

3 Jan 2012

France's Constitutional Council has approved a tax hike on added sugar soft drinks and a lesser rise on drinks containing sweeteners.

US: Heineken recruits Colbert to drive central region sales

23 Dec 2011

The US arm of Heineken has finally confirmed a replacement sales VP for its central region.

Review of the Year 2011 - Soft Drinks

22 Dec 2011

In the second part of just-drinks' review of 2011, Michelle Russell looks at how the soft drinks category has fared in the last 12 months.

FRANCE: Coca-Cola Enterprises appoints marketing exec

20 Dec 2011

Coca-Cola Enterprises has appointed a European director of marketing for carbonated soft drinks.

UK: Coca-Cola Enterprises toasts Government recycling proposals

19 Dec 2011

Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) has welcomed the implementation of the UK Government's packaging recycling targets.

EUROPE: Coca-Cola Enterprises defiant on soft drinks tax

15 Dec 2011

Coca-Cola Enterprises still hopes that a soft drinks tax in France will not be implemented, but has said it will take all measures necessary to protect profits growth.

UK: Coca-Cola Enterprises makes UK investment

25 Nov 2011

Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) has announced a GBP50m (US$77.5m) investment across three of its sites in the UK.

US: Coca-Cola Enterprises declares dividend

11 Nov 2011

Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) has confirmed details of its latest dividend payment.

Round-Up with Russell - The Week in Soft Drinks

28 Oct 2011

News that France intends to introduce a soft drinks tax has caused a stir beyond the country, raising questions as to whether other nations will follow.

US: Coca-Cola Co to acquire Great Plains Coca-Cola Bottling Co

28 Oct 2011

The Coca-Cola Co has agreed to purchase US bottler Great Plains Coca-Cola Bottling Co for US$360m.

just On Call - Coca-Cola Enterprises slams "unjust, unfair" soft drinks tax

27 Oct 2011

Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) has labelled the proposed French soft drinks tax as "unjust, unfair and not the best way to proceed".

EUR: Coca-Cola Enterprises nine-month profits climb

27 Oct 2011

Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) has recorded an increase in profits in the first nine months of 2011, partially driven by consumer demand for energy drinks.

Comment - Soft Drinks Tax to go Global?

25 Oct 2011

While confirmation last week of the French parliament's backing of a soft drinks tax follows the implementation by Denmark of a similar tax on food this month, it ultimately begs the question, are we now likely to witness a global implementation of the so-called 'fat tax'?

just The Preview - Coca-Cola Enterprises Q3

25 Oct 2011

Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) will report results for its fiscal third quarter on Thursday (27 October).

US: The Coca-Cola Co profits climb in Q3

18 Oct 2011

The Coca-Cola Co has reported an increase in third-quarter profits, driven by a strong top-line performance and international volumes growth of 5%.

Comment - Coca-Cola Enterprises Bides Its Time Over Germany Buy

16 Sep 2011

Coca-Cola Enterprises' (CCE) anticipated purchase of The Coca-Cola Co's German operations has become the subject of much speculation amongst industry observers over the last 18 months about both the opportunities from and the sticking points behind a potential deal.

just On Call: Analysts cautious on Coca-Cola Enterprises outlook

14 Sep 2011

Bernstein Research analysts have said that they remain cautious with regards to Coca-Cola Enterprises' (CCE) long-term outlook, despite the bottler's share buyback plans and a prospective deal to acquire Coca-Cola bottling operations in Germany.

EUROPE: Coca-Cola Enterprises announces share buyback

12 Sep 2011

Coca-Cola Enteprises is planning to launch a fresh scheme to buy back US$1bn of shares, as the bottler's current buyback programme nears completion.

FRANCE: Coca-Cola Enterprises reinstates investment plan

9 Sep 2011

Coca-Cola Enterprises has reinstated a EUR17m (US$24m) investment plan in France just 24 hours after announcing a review of the spend, amid a backlash from senior politicians.

just The Round-Up - The week in drinks

9 Sep 2011

The top ten stories published on just-drinks this week.

FRANCE: Coca-Cola Co suspends investment on tax hike

8 Sep 2011

Coca Cola France has suspended a planned EUR17m (US$24m) investment in France following the government's decision to hike value added tax on added-sugar soft drinks.

UK: Coca-Cola Enterprises signs Norbert Dentressangle for vending arm

1 Sep 2011

Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) has appointed a Norbert Dentressangle as the distributor for its UK soft drinks vending business.

FRANCE: Coca-Cola Enterprises driven to cost-cutting by VAT increase? - analysts

31 Aug 2011

Stifel Nicolaus analysts have said that Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) may need to look at cost-cutting measures in order to offset a rise in VAT on sweetened soft drinks in France.

EUROPE: Coca-Cola Enterprises sells US$500m in notes

17 Aug 2011

Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) has completed the sale of US$500m worth of notes in two parts.

UK: Coca-Cola Enterprises strike postponed

1 Aug 2011

Trade union leaders have postponed a planned strike at Coca-Cola Enterprises distribution facilities across the UK, but remain in a pay dispute with the soft drinks bottler.

just the Round-Up - The week in drinks

29 Jul 2011

The top ten stories published on just-drinks this week:

just On Call - Coca-Cola Enterprises confident on pricing

28 Jul 2011

Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) has said that the firm's brand strength in Europe gives it enough clout to use pricing to fend of higher commodity costs for the rest of 2011.

EUROPE: Coca-Cola Enterprises profits climb in H1

28 Jul 2011

Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) has recorded an increase in first-half profits, boosted by volume growth from The Coca-Cola Co's Coca-Cola and Coke Zero brands.








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