ARTICLES RELATING TO COCA-COLA

Share a Coke with profanity

2019-02-21 05:00

While laughing all the way to the bank, Coca-Cola paused to take advantage of the most vulnerable, writes Tinyiko Maluleke.

Coca-Cola Zim buckles under pressure over original Mazoe

2018-06-20 17:10

The Coca-Cola Company and Schweppes Zimbabwe Limited have bowed down to public pressure and announced that it was re-introducing the original Mazoe recipes for all flavours.

Coca-Cola SA bottling unit severs ties with McKinsey over Gupta probe

2018-01-11 13:32

The unit says it will not award business to McKinsey, until the outcome of probe into the consultancy’s work involving the politically connected Gupta family are finished.

Innovative products get a nod

2017-06-18 00:00

The media and representatives from some of South Africa’s biggest brands turned up on a rainy Thursday night for the Product of the Year 2017 awards, held at The Galleria in Sandton.

#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.

 

WATCH: KFC, Nike, other top US brands sweat over next step in trade war

2018-08-20 17:13

America's China factories are feeling the strains as firms scramble for shelter from the ongoing trade war.

Zim livid as Coca-Cola reduces sugar content in iconic local drink

2018-06-14 05:15

Zimbabwean social media has been abuzz after the Coca-Cola Company changed the ingredients of the iconic drink Mazoe, which Coca-Cola says is in response to calls for a limit on sugar consumption.

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.

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.

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