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A backlash against stevia in the US led Coca-Cola to do a U-turn on its Vitawater recipe

Coca-Cola Company won’t ditch stevia in the UK

By Nicholas Robinson

Sugar reduction campaigners have praised the Coca-Cola Company’s (CCC’s) refusal to drop the natural sweetener stevia in its Glaceau Vitaminwater in the UK, as it has done in the US.

Coca-Cola drops BVO (brominated vegetable oil) from Powerade

Coca-Cola removing BVO from Powerade

By Elaine WATSON

UPDATED - Coca-Cola is removing BVO (brominated vegetable oil) from Powerade and other products by the end of this year.

Simply Orange circa. 2010 (Photo: Rob Nguyen/Flickr)

Coke’s Simply Orange escapes US orange juice squeeze

By Ben BOUCKLEY

Despite Coke’s worrying soda sales slide, CEO Muhtar Kent revealed yesterday that not-from-concentrate juice brand Simply Orange brand bucked broader category declines to grow double digit in the US last year.

Diet Coke Slurpee The Coca-Cola Company 7-Eleven

Coca-Cola slurpee removed from sale

By Rachel Arthur

Diet Coke Frost Cherry Slurpee has been removed from shelves, after only a month on sale. 7-Eleven, who stocked the beverage, and The Coca-Cola Company have not said whether the beverage will return. 

‘Outrageous grab!’ Coke investor slams $24bn management pay deal

STATEMENTS 'MISINFORMED AND DO NOT REFLECT FACTS' - COKE

‘Outrageous grab!’ Coke investor slams $24bn management pay deal

By Ben BOUCKLEY

Coke has hit back at investor David Winters after he insisted that an ‘excessive’ compensation deal proposed for management from 2014 will hit normal shareholders – including teachers and nurses – hard.

Coke is the most popular soft drink (Photo: BRosen/Flickr)

COKE HITS BACK AT 'MERITLESS LAWSUITS' AND LAWYERS

US class action slams ‘chemical Coke’ for phosphoric acid use

By Ben BOUCKLEY

A US lawsuit insists Coke made false, deceptive claims that its eponymous brand was ‘healthy and natural’ in the wake of a ‘Category 5’ consumer hurricane that saw soda sales slip from 2008.

Ammonia is used as an industrial refrigerant but highly toxic and can cause skin burns, respiratory harm and even death, according to the EPA (Photo: Eek the Cat/Flickr)

EPA ALLEGED 27 RISK MANAGEMENT FAILINGS AT MICHIGAN MINUTE MAID PLANT

Coke thrashes out EPA deal after $278,000 ammonia fine threat

By Ben BOUCKLEY

Coke is brokering a settlement with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) after it threatened a $278,000 fine for alleged violations of the Clean Air Act at a Minute Maid plant in Michigan.

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