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Coca-Cola profit drops 60% on refranchising charge

Coca-Cola profit drops 60% on refranchising charge

Coca-Cola Co reported a 60.2 percent drop in quarterly profit, as the beverage maker incurred a charge of $653 million related to refranchising its North America bottling operations.

Jul 26, 2017, 16:54 PM IST
Coca-Cola calls for police probe after discovering human faeces in drink cans

Coca-Cola calls for police probe after discovering human faeces in drink cans

No on-sale products were affected, the soft drinks giant said. Furthermore, all the defiled cans were impounded with immediate effect, the company added.

Mar 29, 2017, 16:01 PM IST
Coca-Cola to launch packaged coconut water in India?

Coca-Cola to launch packaged coconut water in India?

With the rise in the number of health-conscious consumers in India is giving a boost to fruit juices, Coca-Cola too may explore its avenues.

Mar 10, 2017, 10:54 AM IST

Toxins in soft drinks – The health hazards of lead and cadmium!

The results of the test conducted by the Health Ministry's Drugs Technical Advisory Board (DTAB) showed traces of heavy metals such as antimony, lead, chromium and cadmium and DEHP, or Di(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate, in five samples of soft drinks.

Oct 07, 2016, 11:03 AM IST
Venezuela`s woes deepen as Citibank shuts teller window

Venezuela`s woes deepen as Citibank shuts teller window

Venezuela`s howling economic woes have worsened.

Jul 13, 2016, 10:15 AM IST
Wow! This dog can speak like humans and it's incredible – Watch video

Wow! This dog can speak like humans and it's incredible – Watch video

Phoebe, the cute little pup, is shown uttering the word 'Coca-Cola' brilliantly. 

Jun 01, 2016, 13:31 PM IST
Coca-Cola can't trademark new bottle, EU court rules

Coca-Cola can't trademark new bottle, EU court rules

An EU court Wednesday threw out an attempt by US drinks giant Coca-Cola to get trade mark status for a new design of its iconic fluted bottle throughout the 28-nation bloc.

Feb 24, 2016, 21:11 PM IST

Coca-Cola`s Happy New Year upsets Russians and Ukrainians alike

Coca-Cola published a map of Russia that did not include Crimea.

Jan 06, 2016, 02:10 AM IST
GST effect: Coca-Cola may shut some plants if 'sin tax' imposed

GST effect: Coca-Cola may shut some plants if 'sin tax' imposed

Beverages major Coca-Cola India Friday said it will have to shut down some factories in India if the government accepts a proposal to impose 40 percent 'sin tax' on aerated beverages.

Dec 11, 2015, 22:55 PM IST
FIFA discusses reforms amid new sponsor attacks

FIFA discusses reforms amid new sponsor attacks

Sponsors say, reforms should be subject to independent oversight.

Dec 02, 2015, 18:06 PM IST
Villagers in PM Narendra Modi's constituency want Coca-Cola out for creating water scarcity

Villagers in PM Narendra Modi's constituency want Coca-Cola out for creating water scarcity

The villages, which are located in Mehdiganj area of Varanasi district, claim they have been facing water shortages since 1999 when the plant began operations.

Nov 28, 2015, 12:41 PM IST
Emails reveal Coke's role in anti-obesity group

Emails reveal Coke's role in anti-obesity group

A proposal circulated via email at the company laid out a vision for a group that would "quickly establish itself as the place the media goes to for comment on any obesity issue."

Nov 25, 2015, 01:26 AM IST

Coca Cola's bottling arm takes over Georgia biz in India

In a business realignment, Coca-Cola Co's bottling arm in India, Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverage will take over operations of Georgia tea and coffee business in the country.

Oct 28, 2015, 13:28 PM IST
German World Cup graft claims close to home for Adidas

German World Cup graft claims close to home for Adidas

Allegations that Germany bribed its way to secure the right to host the 2006 World Cup not only shook the football world, but also shone a spotlight on cosy ties between sportswear giant Adidas and FIFA.

Oct 21, 2015, 20:11 PM IST

Coca-Cola, PepsiCo spar over Chobani stake: Source

US soda giants Coca-Cola and PepsiCo are among the companies competing for a minority stake in Greek yogurt maker Chobani, a person familiar with the process said today.

Oct 14, 2015, 09:06 AM IST
Defiant Sepp Blatter rejects FIFA sponsors' resignation calls

Defiant Sepp Blatter rejects FIFA sponsors' resignation calls

Sepp Blatter has decided not to relinquish his position as FIFA president despite its sponsors' mounting calls for the embattled chief's resignation, his US lawyer has confirmed.

Oct 03, 2015, 18:01 PM IST
Coca-Cola, McDonald's among major FIFA sponsors saying Sepp Blatter must go

Coca-Cola, McDonald's among major FIFA sponsors saying Sepp Blatter must go

Major soccer sponsors on Friday issued the strongest calls yet for the immediate resignation of FIFA president Sepp Blatter, a week after Swiss authorities said they were opening a criminal investigation into the head of the world soccer body.

Oct 03, 2015, 08:39 AM IST
Twitter to 'market' Coke through emoji branding

Twitter to 'market' Coke through emoji branding

In a bid to cash in on the growing popularity for emojis, Twitter is testing the effectiveness of the freakish pictograms in helping to advertise brands.

Sep 20, 2015, 17:17 PM IST
FIFA give little away after secretive sponsors' meeting

FIFA give little away after secretive sponsors' meeting

FIFA discussed reforms with some of its leading commercial partners on Thursday during a secretive meeting at the headquarters of world soccer`s scandal-plagued governing body.

Aug 21, 2015, 09:01 AM IST
FIFA to meet sponsors on Thursday

FIFA to meet sponsors on Thursday

FIFA will meet some of its leading commercial partners on Thursday to discuss reforms, a source close to soccer`s world governing body said on Tuesday.

Aug 19, 2015, 01:41 AM IST