Coke Zero gets makeover as Coke Zero Sugar

2017-07-26 18:00

Coke Zero is getting a makeover as Coke Zero Sugar in the United States.

#Sugartax: Ombudsman weighs in on IRR, Coca-Cola research debate

2016-12-23 18:01

The IRR has reneged on the goal of being a credible institution in the field of science relating to sugary tax research funded by the Coca-Cola Company, writes Prof George Claassen, the ombudsman of Media24’s Community Press Division, in this opinion piece.

Coca-Cola appoints top lieutenant as new CEO

2016-12-09 16:17

Warren Buffett, Coca-Cola’s biggest investor, has praised James Quincey as the soft-drink company's incoming CEO.

IRR responds Fin24 story on its sugar tax report

2016-12-07 11:20

The IRR has responded to a story Fin24 published, in which it revealed that Coca-Cola funded IRR research on taxing sugar-sweetened beverages.

LEAKED: Coca-Cola's global sugar tax warfare

2016-11-02 06:59

Coca-Cola is sitting tight after alleged leaked emails exposed the corporate giant's worldwide war against sugar taxes for beverages, which is also on the cards for SA.

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.

WIN: A Rugby World Cup survival kit!

2015-10-06 12:40

To celebrate its sponsorship of the 2015 Rugby World Cup, Coca-Cola is giving away NINE essential Rugby World Cup survival kits to fans who will be watching from the couch this year.

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.


Sugar tax: Reformulation games begin

2017-03-19 06:00

Smaller cooldrink producers are managing to reduce sugar content from the more-or-less standard 11g per 100ml to between 7g and 8g.

#Sugartax: IRR climbs into media over Coke funding

2016-12-23 17:55

Frans Cronje, CEO of the South African Institute for Race Relations (IRR), responds to what he calls a media slur campaign against the think tank.

Coca-Cola explains the sour side of a sugary tax on SSBs

2016-12-07 20:18

A tax on sugar-laden beverages may jeopardise Coca-Cola's investment plans in South Africa. However, there is an alternative to the sugary tax, the soda giant tells Fin24.

EXPOSED: Coca-Cola bankrolls IRR research on sugary tax in SA

2016-12-07 07:49

The Coca-Cola Company has funded research by respected think tank the SA Institute for Race Relations on taxing sugar-sweetened beverages, Fin24 can reveal.

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.

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.

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