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The new Diet Coke cans

Diet Coke returns to growth in North America

By Rachel Arthur

Coca-Cola says its recent re-brand for Diet Coke has helped return the brand to volume growth in North America: while it is upbeat about trademark Coca-Cola as a whole with growth for classic Coca-Cola and the new Coca-Cola Zero Sugar.

Coca-Cola wants to see the equivalent of all its packaging - whether plastic, glass or cans - collected and recycled. Pic: Coca-Cola.

Sustainability spotlight

How does Coca-Cola’s 100% recycling commitment stack up?

By Rachel Arthur

Coca-Cola says it is ‘fundamentally reshaping its approach to packaging’ by pledging to collect and recycle the equivalent of 100% of its packaging globally by 2030. But what does environmental campaigner Greenpeace make of the commitments?

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Coca-Cola to double use of recycled plastic in PET bottles to 50%

By Rachel Arthur

Coca-Cola has announced a new set of sustainability commitments in Western Europe: saying it will ensure all packaging is recyclable or reusable; and aiming to collect 100% of its packaging. It will also use 50% recycled plastic in its PET bottles and...

Coca-Cola Plus Coffee launches in Australia

Coca-Cola Plus Coffee launches in Australia

By Rachel Arthur

Coca-Cola has launched Coca-Cola Plus Coffee in Australia today: a cola with ‘the delicious taste of Coca-Cola Classic but with the unmistakable aroma of real coffee’.

Coca-Cola Zero Sugar launches in the US

Coca-Cola accelerates global expansion of low & no sugar sparkling soft drinks

Coca-Cola Zero Sugar launches in the US

By Rachel Arthur

Coca-Cola is launching Coca-Cola Zero Sugar in the US: giving Coca-Cola Zero a 'new name, new look and improved real Coca-Cola taste’. The launch comes as the company accelerates global expansion of low and no sugar sparkling soft drinks.

The joint venture covers RTD tea brands. Pic: iStock/rez-art

Nestlé & Coca-Cola end RTD tea joint venture

By Rachel Arthur

Nestlé and The Coca-Cola Company have agreed to dissolve their Beverage Partners Worldwide joint venture, a 50/50 RTD tea partnership which includes the Nestea brand. 

Win a boy band: Thailand’s drinks draw silly season gets under way

Dateline Southeast Asia

Win a boy band: Thailand’s drinks draw silly season gets under way

By RJ Whitehead

As temperatures begin soaring in Thailand, pulses will also start racing among soft drinks buyers tantalised by the big name prizes on offer once again this season, including cars and opportunities to meet their favourite boy bands.

Pepsi and Coke ready for storm as Tamil Nadu’s boycott begins

India

Pepsi and Coke ready for storm as Tamil Nadu’s boycott begins

By RJ Whitehead

Many grocery store owners, restaurant proprietors and refreshment vendors will stop selling drinks made by multinational brands in the south Indian state of Tamil Nadu from March 1—though shopkeepers have reported a sharp drop in sales ahead of the protest.