Will Coca-Cola be able to reach is annual volume growth target of
5-6 per cent this year? First quarter growth was just 4 per cent,
as declining volumes in Japan and Germany, and lower-than-expected
increases in US sales took their...
PepsiCo is to launch a vanilla-flavoured version of its cola brand
later this summer, almost a year after Vanilla Coke hit US shelves.
And Coca-Cola is not to be outdone, with the launch of Sprite Ice,
a mint version of the lemon-lime...
Britvic, the UK's number two soft drink producer, is to launch a
new brand, Freekee Soda, next month which it claims offers a
'unique' drinking experience for British consumers - a combination
of milk and fruit juice,...
Coca-Cola and its Belgian bottler, CCEB, have agreed to acquire the
natural mineral water business of Belgium's Chaudfontaine -
although they will not buy the company's other drinks brands. A
clear sign of Coke's intention...
Carbonate sales might be fizzing, but a new report from beverage
analysts Canadean shows that the growth in sales of still drinks is
even greater - and that the rate of growth is likely to continue to
gather pace for the next few...
Polish soft drinks and mineral water producer Hoop has acquired its
counterpart Woda Grodziska, a move which it says will enable it to
step up its plans for expanding to the German market for the first
Coca-Cola and Disney have joined forces to launch a new soft drink
for young children in the Spanish market. The drink, which is
fortified with vitamins, features characters from Disney cartoons
and has already been successfully launched...
Five months after its initial launch, and just as the diet version
hits the shelves in the US, Vanilla Coke is to be launched in
Europe. Sweden will be the first country on this side of the
Atlantic to get the drink, followed by the...
Soft drink giant Coca-Cola, facing a stiff challenge from archrival
PepsiCo in the crucial North American market, on Monday unveiled a
new vanilla-flavoured version of its flagship Coke brand, reports