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The Coca-Cola Co's delicate sports sponsorship balancing act - Sustainability Spotlight

19 Sep 2019

In this month's focus on the sustainability arena, Ben Cooper considers how The Coca-Cola Co's sugar reduction efforts are being perceived by campaigners.

Coca-Cola European Partners to launch 100% recycled bottles next year

18 Jun 2019

Coca-Cola European Partners is to package three of its smaller Coca-Cola Co beverage brands in 100% recycled plastic.

How did Coca-Cola HBC perform in 2018? - results data

18 Feb 2019

Coca-Cola HBC has maintained its mid-single-digit sales performances of late, delivering a second consecutive year of 6% growth.

How self-serve will drive a sea-change in the soft drinks industry - Comment

19 Jul 2018

Soft drinks commentator Richard Corbett has seen the future. Again. This time, it happened when he popped out for a burger.

The Coca-Cola Co's Mix by Sprite Tropic Berry - Product Launch

23 May 2018

The Coca-Cola Co has launched its new McDonald's-exclusive Sprite nation-wide in the US.

The Coca-Cola Co Performance Trends 2013-2017 - results data

15 May 2018

In mid-February, The Coca-Cola Co released its full-year results for 2017. The soft drinks group posted a 3% lift in sales from the year in organic terms, although sales on a reported basis were down by 15%. Here, just-drinks considers Coca-Cola's performance over the last five years.

Coca-Cola European Partners ups French focus with logistics spend

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.

Coca-Cola European Partners relaunches Diet Coke in UK, marks "total beverage" progress

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.

Coca-Cola Co lines up seasonal Sprite Cranberry - video

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. 

Coke, Monster to be only brands left in UK sugar tax firing line - Coca-Cola European Partners

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.

The Coca-Cola Co hot weather promotion adds shine to China’s Sprite sales

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.

The Coca-Cola Co puts hip-hop spin on Sprite packaging

20 Jun 2017

The Coca-Cola Co has ramped up its personalisation programme in the US, putting hip-hop lyrics from emerging rappers on Sprite packaging.

Nigerian court wrong to rule Sprite, Fanta unsafe - The Coca-Cola Co

29 Mar 2017

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

The Coca-Cola Co's Sprite Cherry, Sprite Cherry Zero - Product Launch

14 Feb 2017

The Coca-Cola Co has used its Freestyle self-service drinks system to create two new permanent additions to the Sprite portfolio in the US.

This week in soft drinks & bottled water featuring matcha's moment in the sun, a Coca-Cola Co apology and Cott Corp's latest acquisition

5 Aug 2016

Here's a round-up of this week's top stories in the global soft drinks & bottled water categories. We also have similar round-ups for beer & cider and spirits & wine.

The Coca-Cola Co's Sprite Tropical Mix - Product Launch

22 Apr 2016

The Coca-Cola Co has re-released a lemon-lime with strawberry & pineapple-flavoured extension of its Sprite CSD brand.

The Coca-Cola Co's Q4 performance by region - Focus

9 Feb 2016

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-drinks takes a look at how each region has performed for the soft drinks giant in the three months to the end of December.

Coca-Cola Co's Q3 & YTD performance by region - Focus

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.

How can the Coca-Cola system make hay in Indonesia? - Comment

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.

just the week in - Soft Drinks & Bottled Water

19 Jun 2015

Here's a round-up of this week's highlights in the global soft drinks & bottled water category. We are also running similar round-ups for beer and spirits & wine.

just the Facts - Most Chosen FMCG Brands Globally - Kantar

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.

Coca-Cola Co brings back Lebron James Sprite after rethink

18 Mar 2015

The Coca-Cola Co has relaunched its Lebron James-backed Sprite 6 Mix in the US, with a new name and packaging just one year after its initial roll-out.

Coca-Cola Nigeria unaware of criminal charges from short-filled cans probe

28 Oct 2014

The Coca-Cola Co's Nigerian unit has said it has yet to be served with criminal charges over alleged violations of orders from the country's Consumer Protection Council (CPC), despite media reports to the contrary.

Research in Focus - Will Coca-Cola Life and Pepsi True Damage Perceptions of Stevia?

21 Oct 2014

Amidst the much-publicised decline of both regular and reduced sugar carbonates, The Coca-Cola Co and PepsiCo have confirmed plans to launch stevia-based cola carbonates (Coca Cola Life and Pepsi True) in the US.

Product Launch - Ocean Spray Cranberries' Ocean Spray Pact

9 Oct 2014

Ocean Spray Cranberries has moved into the bottled water market with the launch of Ocean Spray Pact.

Coca-Cola Co relaunches Sprite Cranberry in US

30 Sep 2014

The Coca-Cola Co has re-released a cranberry flavoured variant of its Sprite brand in the US and a zero-calorie version.

Focus - Coca-Cola Co's H1 & Q2 Performance by Region

22 Jul 2014

Earlier today (22 July), The Coca-Cola Co reported a drop in first-half profits and sales. Here, just-drinks takes a look at how each region has performed for the soft drinks giant:

CHINA: Coca-Cola Co breaks ground on US$100m Harbin plant

3 Jul 2014

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

just For Subscribers - The week in drinks

23 May 2014

Here are the ten most viewed, subscriber-only items on just-drinks this week:

Round-Up - NPD: Can 'Rare Sugar' Rescue the Soft Drinks Market?

22 May 2014

Has Tom Vierhile discovered the sugar-alternative silver bullet?

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