Coca-Cola to invest US$1.11bn in France over the next five years

FRANCE – The Coca-Cola Company and Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP), the primary bottling partner in the France, have unveiled plans of investing upto €1 billion (USS$1.11bn) in the country’s economic ecosystem over the next five […]

Coca-Cola acquires Chicago-based dairy beverage brand fairlife

USA – The Coca-Cola Company has acquired full ownership in American dairy beverage brand, fairlife after purchasing the remaining 57.5% stake in the company from joint venture partner Select Milk Producers. fairlife will continue to […]

Coca-Cola’s Chief Growth Officer Francisco Crespo to retire, unveils new structure

USA – The Coca-Cola Company has announced that its Senior Vice President and Chief Growth Officer, Francisco Crespo will retire in 2020, stepping down after a three-decade career with the company. Crespo was appointed to […]

Circulate Capital launches US$106m fund to address Asia’s ocean plastic crisis

ASIA – Singapore-based venture capital firm Circulate Capital, with founding investors and partners PepsiCo, Procter & Gamble, Dow, Danone, Unilever, The Coca-Cola Company has launched the US$106 million Circulate Capital Ocean Fund. The fund, touted […]

Costa Coffee names former McDonald’s UK head as its CEO

USA – Costa Coffee, American coffeehouse chain and subsidiary of The Coca-Cola Company has appointed Jill McDonald as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer, effective 2nd December. McDonald, an experienced business leader who has worked […]

Nestlé, Walmart and Borealis join New Plastics Economy as core partners

USA – Nestlé and Walmart and Australian chemical firm, Borealis, have joined the New Plastics Economy, an initiative that brings together key stakeholders with an aim of promoting circular economy in relation to plastic packaging. […]

Coca-Cola, PepsiCo and Keurig Dr Pepper join forces on plastics recycling initiative

USA – Leading soft beverage companies, The Coca-Cola Company, PepsiCo and Keurig Dr Pepper have teamed up under a new plastic recycling initiative dubbed ‘Every Bottle Back’ that seeks to reduce plastic waste pollution. Spearheaded […]

Beyond Meat taps Coca-Cola veteran as its chief marketing officer

USA – California-based company, Beyond Meat Inc has appointed The Coca-Cola Company veteran, Stuart Kronauge as its chief marketing officer, as it looks to boost its presence in retail and restaurants. Kronauge has been working […]

Coca-Cola reports 5% rise in quarterly organic revenue as low sugar drinks gain momentum

USA – The Coca-Cola Company reported a 5% increase in organic revenue in its third-quarter, thanks to growth in sales of its low sugar drinks offerings as consumers continue to draw their focus on healthier […]

Ferrero Group to introduce Coca-Cola flavored Tic Tac mints

ITALY – The Ferrero Group is partnering with The Coca-Cola Company to launch limited edition of Coca-Cola flavored Tic Tac mints. The Tic Tac Coca-Cola will be available in the next few months in more […]