Coca-Cola workers find smuggled cocaine in France shipment

2016-08-31 13:13

Workers at a Coca-Cola factory in southern France have opened a shipment of orange juice, but found a huge shipment of cocaine instead.

Sugar tax to cost SA 60 000 jobs, warns Coca-Cola

2016-08-16 17:56

The proposed sugar tax could result in South Africa losing 60 000 jobs in the beverage industry, says Coca-Cola Beverages Africa chairperson Phil Gutsche.

SABMiller agrees to SA funds for Coke bottle merger

2016-05-04 09:54

SABMiller and Coca-Cola have agreed to protect jobs and set up two R400m development funds in order to secure approval for the creation of bottling operations in Africa.

EFF will nationalise land, mines, Malema tells US business

2015-09-30 13:46

US investors will have to deal with state ownership of land if the EFF comes to power, party leader Julius Malema has told the American Chamber of Business.

Coca-Cola blames lack of exercise for 'obesity tsunami'

2015-08-25 10:59

DietDoc comments on Coca-Cola's attempt to shift the blame for the worldwide obesity epidemic from an unhealthy, sugar-laden diet to lack of exercise.

Man loses R119k in Coca-Cola phishing scam

2015-06-11 13:48

A Western Cape man has lost R119 000 after falling victim to an email and text message scam that tells consumers they’ve won money in a UK Coca-Cola lottery draw.

Germany threatens Coca-Cola with tax

2015-03-01 19:00

Germany's Federal Environment Agency says it may impose a tax on Coca-Cola to discourage it from increasing the use of disposable bottles.

More belt-tightening at Coca-Cola

2014-10-21 18:51

US soft-drink maker Coca-Cola say it will broaden a cost-cutting plan after profits dipped 14% in the third quarter.

Coke ad: It takes 23 minutes to burn off a soda

2014-06-07 09:13

Coca-Cola is taking on obesity, this time with an online video showing how fun it could be to burn off the 140 calories in a can of its cooldrink.

Is Coke the same as 127 years ago?

2013-08-26 20:20

Companies like Coca-Cola and Hostess have played up the notion that their recipes are sacred, unchanging documents that need to be closely guarded.


Coke bottler says SA sugar tax to threaten plants

2016-08-22 06:37

Coca-Cola Beverages Africa says it may close South African plants and see profit more than halve if the government pushes ahead with a proposed sugar tax.

Africa’s largest Coke bottler opens doors following SA approval

2016-07-04 11:43

Coca-Cola Beverages Africa has opened its doors, two months after the Competition Commission approved the merger between SABMiller, Coca-Cola and the Gutsche Family.

Coca-Cola go flat on Blatter

2015-10-03 15:06

Sepp Blatter's FIFA arrival coincided with the partnership with Coca-Cola, but they are playing a role in his downfall.

Coke apologises and says they'll disclose who they partner with

2015-08-26 12:50

Coca-Cola says it will start publishing information about its health and nutrition efforts after it was criticised for funding the Global Energy Balance Network, a group that many felt touted the company's message.

Why that Coke infographic is nonsense

2015-07-31 13:54

An infographic about the harmful affects of a can of Coke set the internet on fire, but the science poured cold water all over it.

Alan Hilburg: Don’t invest in South Africa, invest in its people

2015-03-13 15:17

You need to invest in the people of SA as well as the country itself to end the inequalities that keep South Africans from the opportunity to succeed, says an analyst.

The why and how of promotions

2014-12-23 07:51

Industrial-age thinking centred on producing great products, but placed little emphasis and value on marketing and promoting the products produced, says a business coach.

Samsung extends Olympics deal

2014-08-17 20:15

South Korea's Samsung has extended its top sponsorship contract as an Olympics worldwide partner to 2020, says the IOC.

Apple unseats Coca-Cola as 'best brand'

2013-09-30 18:59

Coca-Cola has lost its crown as the world's best brand, a closely watched survey shows.

Officials ban Coke ad, say its misleading

2013-07-18 22:13

Authorities in the UK have banned a Coca-Cola television ad because they say it can mislead viewers about how easy it is to burn off the calories in a Coke.

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