COCA COLA

  • Coca Cola to cover 1,000 schools under cleanliness drive November 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Beverage and food major Coca-Cola will target 1,000 schools and 3,50,000 students in the next two years to help the government in its "Swachh Bharat, Swachh Vidyalaya" initiative, said a statement. "Coca-Cola India, NDTV and UN-Habitat's multi partner programme for 'Happy, Healthy and Active schools 'Support My School' will...
  • PM Modi asks cola companies to blend aerated drinks with fruit juice September 24, 2014

    Tumkur: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said that he has asked soft drink makers like Pepsi to try and mix aerated drinks with 5 per cent fruit juice to help distressed farmers find a new market for their produce. "We drink Pepsi, Coca-Cola and I do not know how...
  • Facebook achieved in two years what took Apple three decades July 25, 2014

    New York: In the days after its infamously mishandled initial public offering in May 2012, it looked as if Facebook would struggle to become a mustown for fund managers. Now the company's $190 billion market value makes it bigger than such bellwethers as CocaCola and AT&T. It's not a member of...
  • Guy in a Mentos suit + a vat of Diet Coke = Awesome Vine video that will cheer you up for no apparent reason June 24, 2014

    You know what happens when you mix Mentos and Coke. Harley Morenstein jumps into a vat of Diet Coke wearing a Mentos suit. The outcome is quite awesome. But don't try this at home. ...
  • Yummiest summer treat! Watch this neat trick of converting an ordinary bottle of Coca Cola into a slushy, using nothing else May 13, 2014

    Take any bottle of soda (in this video the user has demonstrated with a Coca Cola bottle) and get it to freeze on command. This super cool trick works with cans of soda as well. Here is a tutorial on 'selffreezing coke'. This is how it is done. Grab a bottle...
  • Coke to drop controversial ingredient BVO entirely May 6, 2014

    New York: CocaCola says it will drop a controversial ingredient from all its drinks that contain it, not just Powerade. The Atlantabased company says brominated vegetable oil is still being used in some flavors of Fanta and Fresca, as well as several citrusflavoured fountain drinks. The change will apply to...
  • Eviction notice given to Mumbai's Campa Cola society residents November 11, 2013

    Mumbai: The police on Sunday issued a notice to occupants of illegal floors of beleaguered Campa Cola Housing Society at Worli in Mumbai. The notice, issued by senior police inspector Deepak More, warned the occupants of action under section 149 of CrPc if any law and order issue is created during...
  • Coca Cola inaugrates new bottling plant in Chatta on its 20th anniversary October 24, 2013

    In line with its investment plans of $5 billion in India by 2020, beverage major Coca Cola on Thursday inaugurated its 58th plant in the country, on which its franchise bottler partner has invested over Rs 135 crore. The plant, which is owned by Brindavan Agro Industries, will provide employment to...
  • Apple tops the list of best global brands, dislodges CocaCola September 30, 2013

    New Delhi: Outstripping CocaCola, Apple has now become the most valuable brand of the world. In Interbrand's latest Best Global Brands report, Apple for the first time has made to the number 1 spot. With Apple claiming the top position this year, Google has jumped to number 2...
  • Coca Cola expects India to be in top 5 markets by 2020 August 22, 2013

    Coca Cola, the world's largest softdrink maker, on Thursday said it won't slow down its USD 5 billion investment plans in India despite the current slowdown, saying it expects the country to be in its top five global markets within the next seven years. The company, which is celebrating 20 years...
  • UK officials ban CocaCola advertisement, say it is misleading July 19, 2013

    Authorities in the United Kingdom have banned a CocaCola television ad because they say it can mislead viewers about how easy it is to burn off the calories in a Coke. The ad in question, which is also shown in the US, shows a variety of activities like dog walking,...
  • Andhra Pradesh: CocaCola dedicates 200th rebuilt school July 13, 2013

    Hyderabad: CocaCola India, in association with NGO partner Plan India, Saturday dedicated 200th school under the company's Support My School campaign, aimed at rebuilding schools in rural and semiurban India, a statement said. Irial Finan, executive vice president, the CocaCola Company along with senior government functionaries dedicated the Nallagutta School...
  • Pepsi rolls out a new bottle after 17 years March 22, 2013

    New York: Pepsi is rolling out a new shape for its 567-gram bottle for the first time in about 17 years. The new bottle has a contoured bottom half that appears easier for holding, and the wraparound label is shorter so that more of the drink is exposed. The change follows...
  • United States: Coca-Cola to cut 750 jobs March 22, 2013

    New York: Coca-Cola says it's cutting 750 jobs in the US as it continues to streamline its business. The world's biggest beverage maker says the jobs cuts will be across the board and that affected individuals will be notified in coming weeks. The cuts represent roughly 1 per cent of the...
  • CocaCola pledges $ 100,000 for projects by young people January 22, 2013

    Davos: Beverages giant CocaCola on Tuesday announced $ 100,000 fund for a WEF initiative aimed at helping young people take action on issues they care about in more than 200 cities worldwide. The Global Shapers Community, set up by the World Economic Forum in 2011 with the aim of engaging...
  • Coca Cola and Pepsi contain alcohol: Study June 28, 2012

    London: CocaCola and Pepsi contain minute traces of alcohol, a study has revealed. According to tests carried out by the Parisbased National Institute of Consumption, more than half of leading colas contain traces of alcohol, Daily Mail reported on Wednesday. These include the brand leaders CocaCola and Pepsi Cola, while it...
  • Coca Cola plans to invest $5 bn in India by 2020 June 26, 2012

    New Delhi: Coca Cola, the world's largest beverage firm, said on Tuesday it planned to invest $5 billion in India over the next eight years on expanding its bottling and other business capacities. "We plan to invest $5 billion in Indian business between now and 2020. This represents an increase of...
  • Coke to enter Myanmar for first time in 60 years June 15, 2012

    New York: The CocaCola Co. plans to start selling its drinks in Myanmar for the first time in 60 years, following the US government's decision to suspend investment sanctions on the country for its democratic reforms. Myanmar is one of three countries where CocaCola doesn't do business. The other two are...
  • Tata Group among 10 best companies for leadership in Asia May 6, 2012

    New Delhi: Tata Group is the only Indian entity which has managed to find a place in the list of ten best companies for leadership in Asia, according to a study by management consultancy giant Hay Group. The Tata Group is at the fifth position among ten best companies for leadership...
  • Coca Cola features Tendulkar on its cans March 19, 2012

    New Delhi: Soft drink company, Coca Cola India will be featuring Sachin Tendulkar on its cans to commemorate his historic 100th century scored recently against Bangladesh in the ongoing Asia Cup. While nine of such cans in different colors have been launched in the markets in 2011, displaying his centuries personally...
  • Coke, Pepsi to make changes in colour March 9, 2012

    New York: CocaCola Co and PepsiCo Inc are changing the way they make the caramel colouring used in their sodas as a result of a California law that mandates drinks containing a certain level of carcinogens bear a cancer warning label. The companies said the changes will be expanded nationally to...
  • UAE: Coke, Pepsi asked to remove cans from sale February 23, 2012

    Dubai: The UAE's Ministry of Economy has ordered removal of certain cans and bottles of Pepsi and Coca Cola from the market within one month, saying that the companies have reduced quantities without prior permission. The decision was taken after meeting between the Ministry and local departments following complaints the...
  • Snapshot: Vault holds 125yearold Coke formula December 9, 2011

    Georgia Governor Nathan Deal and Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed, left, are led into the exhibit by Coca Cola Chief Executive Officer Muhtar Kent, right, in Atlanta, Thursday, December 8, 2011. CocaCola's secret formula has found a new home at the World of CocaCola. In a ceremony with videos, singers and...
  • Pepsi to launch social vending machine April 28, 2011

    New York: PepsiCo Inc is introducing a "social vending" machine that lets users buy each other drinks remotely, further proof that its decadesold rivalry with CocaCola Co is going evermore high tech. A prototype of the new technology will debut at a trade show this week in Chicago. Coke started...
  • Kerala brings in bill against Coca Cola February 22, 2011

    Thiruvananthapuram: In a significant legislation against the corporate giant Coca Cola, Kerala's CPI (M)led LDF Government on Tuesday introduced a bill in the state Assembly seeking to set up a special tribunal to realise compensation from the softdrink for the losses its plant at Plachimada caused to the people in...
  • Coke recipe still a secret, but has no alcohol February 17, 2011

    Kuala Lumpur: CocaCola has no alcohol in it, said the firm's manufacturer in Malaysia as it rubbished reports that the secret of the way it is prepared is out. CocaCola Malaysia's public affairs and communications director Kadri Taib said alcohol was not an ingredient and no fermentation took place during the...
  • Coca Cola's secret recipe 'exposed' February 15, 2011

    London: The ingredients of Coca Cola have always been a mystery. Now, a website claims to have uncovered the soft drink's top secret recipe which is said to be guarded 24 hours a day in a vault in Atlanta, Georgia. 'Thisamericanlife.org' claims to have discovered a list in a photograph in...
  • Kerala govt issues notice to CocaCola March 23, 2010

    A high power committee of the state government says the CocaCola company must pay over Rs 200 crore for damages caused by its bottling plant in Kerala. ...
  • Kerala panel holds CocaCola guilty March 22, 2010

    Thiruvananthapuram: A committee set up by the Kerala government on Monday suggested that the state take legal steps to collect Rs 216.26 crore from Coca Cola as compensation for the "multisectoral" loss allegedly caused by the companys plant at Plachimada in Palakkad district. The 14member committee, which was set up in...
  • FIFA unveil CocaCola World Cup Trophy tour September 22, 2009

    New Delhi: FIFA and The CocaCola Company on monday unveiled the route of the FIFA World Cup Trophy Tour to be sponsored by the soft drink company. World football's greatest prize is set to embark on its longest ever global tour, with FIFA and The CocaCola Company taking the real solidgold...