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Viral 'Coca-Cola Bag' video spoof dupes world media

Viral 'Coca-Cola Bag' video spoof dupes world media

By Ben Bouckley

A hoax video claiming that the Coca-Cola Company planned to launch a 'Coca-Cola Bag' worldwide has duped the world media, leading the company to rush out a statement yesterday clarifying it was not the author of the media that went viral on...

A Fistful of Dollars more: Coke pumps $3bn into India

A Fistful of Dollars more: Coke pumps $3bn into India

By Ben Bouckley

Coca-Cola India announced today that it plans to invest a further $3bn dollars in India through to 2020 to capture 'enormous growth potential' in the non-alcoholic ready-to-drink (NARTD) market).

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Brighter Burmese Days: Coca-Cola plans imminent operations in Myanmar

By Ben Bouckley

The Coca-Cola Company says it is developing plans to start a local business in Myanmar as soon as the US government issues a general license allowing American companies to invest in the country, as iconic opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi visits Europe...

Coke backs SATIN satiety project to battle obesity

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Coca-Cola bites into EU-backed obesity project

By Shane Starling from Geneva

What is the world's biggest carbonated beverage company doing in a European Union satiety research project? Why, collaborating to battle obesity of course…

Coca-Cola Hellenic hit by perfect political and economic storm

Coca-Cola Hellenic hit by perfect political and economic storm

By Ben Bouckley

Economic and political uncertainty across its markets and ‘persistent’ input cost pressures have hit Coca-Cola Hellenic's first quarter results, with volume sale declines of two per cent and significant losses for the quarter.

Coca-Cola denies Monster takeover rumors

Coca-Cola denies Monster takeover rumors

By Caroline Scott-Thomas

The Coca-Cola Company has denied rumors that it is in talks to acquire Monster Beverage Company, after media reports sent shares in the energy drinks giant soaring on Monday.

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Coke confirms new French stevia sightings through major EU launches

By Ben Bouckley

The Coca-Cola Company has confirmed to BeverageDaily.com that it has launched stevia-sweetened varieties of Sprite and Nestea in France with 30% less sugar – the first roll-out using its headline brands on a major market since European Commission (EC)...

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Caramel cancer claims against Coke, Pepsi seek to scare Americans, ABA

By Ben Bouckley

The American Beverage Association (ABA) has accused the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) of scaremongering after the watchdog warned yesterday that Coke, Pepsi and the FDA were ‘needlessly exposing’ millions of consumers to a known animal...

Relief for Coke, Pepsi after UAE ditches can ban

Relief for Coke, Pepsi after UAE ditches can ban

By Ben Bouckley

Coca-Cola has welcomed a decision by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Ministry of Economy to reverse its ban on the sale of 300ml cans, which also saw cans of other sizes stripped from shelves last week, after a row broke out last week about their illegal...

Coca-Cola Enterprises tight-lipped on pending 375ml PET bottle launch

Coca-Cola Enterprises tight-lipped on pending 375ml PET bottle launch

By Ben Bouckley and Rick Pendrous

Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) has given a guarded reaction to a media enquiries regarding the planned launch a new 375ml bottle onto the UK market, despite its GB managing director informing journalists at a press conference that the firm intended to make...