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Coca-Cola Co Performance Trends 2013-2017 - data

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...

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.


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.

Latest Interviews

Dean Best | 31 Jan 2007

In our first Just the Answer interview of 2007, Dean Best spoke with Nick Blacknell, brand director for Beefeater at Pernod Ricard subsidiary Chivas Brothers, about the company’s ambitious re-launch of the established gin brand it acquired as part of the Allied takeover in 2005.

Latest News

Andy Morton | 23 May 2018

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


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.


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 | 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. 


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 | 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 | 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.


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.


Lucy Britner | 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.


Andy Morton | 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.


Olly Wehring | 22 Apr 2016

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


Andy Morton | 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.


Andy Morton | 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.


James Wilmore | 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.


Andy Morton | 9 Oct 2014

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


James Wilmore | 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.


Andy Morton | 3 Jul 2014

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


Olly Wehring | 23 May 2014

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


Olly Wehring | 20 Mar 2014

The Coca-Cola Co has teamed up with US basketball player LeBron James to launch a limited edition, flavoured extension of its Sprite CSD brand.


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 | 8 Jul 2013

The Coca-Cola Co is launching a 25cl can across its flagship Coca-Cola portfolio in the UK as it steps up moves to cut calories in its products.


Olly Wehring | 5 Jul 2013

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


Andy Morton | 27 Jun 2013

The Coca-Cola Co has confirmed to just-drinks the launch of mid-calorie Coca-Cola Life in Argentina, the latest move in a burgeoning sweetener race with rival PepsiCo.

Company research

Carbonates in the US

Carbonates in the US

Carbonates total value sales stagnated in 2017, indicating a worsening perception of carbonated soft drinks overall. In the past few years, Coca-Cola and Pepsi have begun using various strategies to m...

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Carbonates in Uzbekistan

Carbonates in Uzbekistan

Despite Uzbekistan already having a large population, it still continues to grow. Uzbekistani families usually have more than two children. There is no doubt that the growing population positively aff...

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Soft Drinks in Uzbekistan

Soft Drinks in Uzbekistan

The soft drinks industry has good growth potential in Uzbekistan thanks to favourable conditions in the form of gradual population growth and increasing income rates. Furthermore, unit price growth is...

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