As part of “The Real Brazil” special series, Trish Regan reports on how a cheap, bland (but oddly refreshing) Rio beach drink has broken into the American market, and set off a brand war between beverage giants Coke and Pepsi.
Longtime Coca-Cola executive and Atlanta business icon Ingrid Saunders Jones is retiring after 30 years. The beverage giant announced Tuesday that Jones, senior vice president of Global Community Connections and chairwoman of The Coca-Cola Foundation, will leave her post June 1. She has been with the company since 1982. “Over the past 30 years, I [...]
As criticism over sugary sodas intensifies, Coke, Pepsi and Dr Pepper are rolling out new vending machines that display just how many calories are in their drinks. The machines will let customers see the calorie counts for drinks before making a purchase. They will launch in Chicago and San Antonio municipal buildings in 2013 before [...]
In a move some say has implications for succession at the top of Coca-Cola, the company announced Monday that it is fine-tuning operations by creating three distinct leaders who will report to Chief Executive Officer Muhtar Kent. The Atlanta-based company will condense the numerous operating groups that report to Kent to three, beginning Jan. 1. [...]
Some of the world’s most popular soda brands, including Coca-Cola and Pepsi, have been found to contain trace amounts of alcohol, according to research conducted by a French institute. Out of 19 different colas tested, 10 were reported to contain alcohol. Those concerned about being secretly drugged by beverage makers can rest easy though, as [...]