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How soft drinks can exploit alcohol's loss

This month, Ray Rowlands explores the world of adult soft drinks and highlights the growing threat they pose to the alcoholic drinks industr...

Coca-Cola Co's Q4 performance by region

Earlier today, The Coca-Cola Co reported full-year and Q4 results, with sales in the last three months of 2015 falling by 8%. Here, just-dri...

Lucy Britner | 22 Oct 2015

Yesterday, The Coca-Cola Co reported a 5% slip in sales in its third quarter. Here, just-drinks takes a look at how each region has performed for the soft drinks giant in the three months and nine months to 2 October.

Ray Rowlands | 8 Sep 2015

This month, Ray Rowlands of Drinksinfo Ltd puts the spotlight on Indonesia and examines The Coa-Cola Co’s commitment, and that of its regional bottler CCA, to investing in this potentially bountiful Asian market.

Lucy Britner | 27 May 2015

Coca-Cola and Coors are the most popular soft and alcoholic drinks, according to Kantar Worldpanel's Brand Footprint report – an annual study of the most chosen FMCG brands globally.

Richard Corbett | 13 Jan 2015

Richard Corbett takes his annual look back at the winners and losers in soft drink NPD last year.

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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.

Andy Morton | 29 Mar 2017

The Coca-Cola Co has defended Fanta and Sprite after a judge in Nigeria ruled the brands were potentially poisonous.

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.

James Wilmore | 5 Mar 2015

The Coca-Cola Co has been forced to apologise over an advert for its Fanta brand in Germany and has denied the brand has any links to Hitler or the Nazi Party.

Olly Wehring | 15 Dec 2014

Here's a look at what was happening on this day in...

Andy Morton | 3 Jul 2014

The Coca-Cola Co has started construction on a US$100m plant in China's north-east.

James Wilmore | 25 Oct 2013

The Coca-Cola Co has launched a new US$106m bottling plant in China's Hebei region as part of a wider investment programme in the country.

Andy Morton | 12 Feb 2013

The Coca-Cola Co has posted increases across the board for last year, with Europe providing the only major sticking point in the year.

Andy Morton | 30 Nov 2012

Coca-Cola Co Thai bottler ThaiNamthip has formed a JV with a Laos construction company and will open a bottling and distribution plant in the Laotian capital.

Andy Morton | 28 Sep 2012

PepsiCo has released a stevia-sweetened Pepsi Next in Australia, the first time the company has used the natural sweetener in the reduced-sugar brand.

Andy Morton | 1 Aug 2012

Coca-Cola Amatil (CCA) has cut the ribbon on a NZD35m (US$28.4m) upgrade to its New Zealand manufacturing plant that will boost the company's ability to make its own PET containers.

Andy Morton | 18 Jul 2012

PepsiCo's Pepsi Next Cherry Vanilla and Paradise Mango

Andy Morton | 20 Jun 2012

SodaStream will continue a global rollout of an outdoor marketing exhibit despite a cease-and-desist letter from Coca-Cola South Africa.

Andy Morton | 16 May 2012

The Coca-Cola Co is testing mid-calorie versions of Sprite and Fanta in a handful of US stores, the soft-drinks giant has said.

Michelle Russell | 22 Feb 2012

The Coca-Cola Co has said it will withdraw its 30cl soft drinks cans in the United Arab Emirates after they were found to violate consumer protection law.

Michelle Russell | 21 Feb 2012

Coca-Cola Amatil is looking to spend around AUD300m ($321.69m) in Indonesia over the next two years, according to reports.

Michelle Russell | 3 Jan 2012

The Coca-Cola Co is to open its first bottling plant in Bangladesh to meet growing demand for CSDs in the country, according to reports.

Michelle Russell | 12 Dec 2011

The Coca-Cola Co is to create an independent division in India to facilitate the innovation and development of its soft drinks, according to reports.

Michelle Russell | 15 Nov 2011

The Coca-Cola Co's Europe arm has said that it is looking at using stevia across a number of its drinks categories following approval for use of the sweetener within the European Union.

Michelle Russell | 14 Nov 2011

The soft drinks industry has welcomed the European Commission's formal approval of stevia sweeteners for use within the European Union for the first time.

Michelle Russell | 22 Sep 2011

The Coca-Cola Co has said it is reducing the price of its mini can in the US, in a bid to appeal to more cash-strapped consumers in the country.

Michelle Russell | 20 Sep 2011

The Coca-Cola Co has officially opened its first concentrate facility in Singapore.

Michelle Russell | 14 Jul 2011

The National Obesity Forum (NOF) in the UK has defended its decision to accept a GBP50,000 (US$80,604) donation from Coca-Cola GB.

Coca-Cola India is to re-enter the branded powdered ready-to-drink market through its Fanta brand.

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FEMSA (Fomento Economico Mexicano SA de CV) in Soft Drinks (Colombia)

FEMSA (Fomento Economico Mexicano SA de CV) in Soft Drinks (

FEMSA is the second-most-important player in soft drinks in retail, where it participates with strongly positioned brands such as Coca-Cola, Sprite, Fanta and Brisa (bottled water)....

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The State of Drinks Industry Social Media

The State of Drinks Industry Social Media

The adoption rate of social media has dwarfed any other media before it. But the runaway success of social media presents profound challenges, and opportunities, for drinks manufacturers. The ability...

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Quarterly Beverage Tracker First Quarter 2017: Bosnia Herzegovina

Quarterly Beverage Tracker First Quarter 2017: Bosnia Herzeg

GlobalData’s Bosnia Herzegovina Quarterly Beverage Tracker Q1-17 covering soft drinks, dairy drinks, hot drinks and alcoholic drinks is an essential tool for keeping up-to-date with the latest industr...

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