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  • Coca-Cola Amatil to Go Digital

    Coca Cola Amatil (CCA) has signed a three-year document delivery services contract with ConnXion to transition half of its retailers to digital invoices and statements within the year. CCA will give its retailers the option to migrate from paper to digita...
  • Coca-Cola Electroplasma Lamps Recall

    The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and Emess Design Group LLC, of Ellwood City, Pennsylvania, have announced the recall of about 21,300 Coca-Cola ElectroPlasma Lamps because of a burn hazard caused by an electric arc between the metal bottle ca...
  • Is Vault Surge Reincarnated?

    Vault the new hybrid energy drink was launched in February 2006 in the United States. The new drink from Coca-Cola even had a fan site: VaultKicks.org seven months before the company's own DrinkVault.com site. Some fans think Vault is essentially Surge re...
  • German Team to Appear on Coca-Cola Cans

    Coca-Cola Germany is releasing a set of 16 cans with the names and images of the players to be on the German National Team in the FIFA World Cup. The German players that will appear on Coca-Cola cans as part of a World Cup promotion are: Oliver Kahn (Baye...
  • My Coke Rewards

    Coca-Cola North America today announced the launch of My Coke Rewards, a multi-year, on-line driven, mega-rewards program across all Coca-Cola brands. By going to http://www.mycokerewards.com/, consumers then create an account and enter the code found on ...
  • Spring Fling 2006

    The Mid-America Chapter of the Coca-Cola Collectors Club is hosting the annual Spring Fling from March 30 - April 1, 2006 at the Intrigue Park Place Hotel, 1601 N. Universal Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri 64210. Events will include welcome party, silent an...
  • CCHBC to Buy Italy's Traficante

    Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Co. (CCHBC) announced today that CCHBC and the Coca-Cola Co. are planning to purchase Traficante Group, an Italian mineral water producer. The purchase amount is 35 million Euros (Approx. US$41.6 million). CCHBC expects the tra...
  • Coca-Cola Opens New Sales and Distribution Center in Highland Park

    Coca-Cola Bottling Company of Michigan, a division of Coca-Cola Enterprises, Inc., will be holding a dedication ceremony for its new Sales and Distribution Center in Highland Park today. The new facility occupies 21 acres in Oakland Park industrial parkwa...
  • Randal Becomes Head of Coca Cola Korea Bottling

    Coca Cola Korea Bottling Company (CCKBC) appointed the current vice president Reginald Emauel Randal, as its new President and Chief Executive Officer on February 10, 2006. Randal joined Coca Cola in August 1999 to mainly take charges of sales and market...
  • Make Every Drop Count

    Coca-Cola has added new content to its corporate website with the theme "Make Every Drop Count." Coca-Cola's commitment is to offer product that answer your needs and to support your physical needs with articles on Get Smarter, Get Active and Get Refreshe...
  • Johnson City Coca-Cola Bottling Works Celebrates 100th Birthday

    Johnson City Coca-Cola Bottling Co. celebrated its 100th birthday with a reception for current and past employees at its sales and distribution center on Wesley Street. Johnson City commissioners last week declared February 6, 2006 as Coca-Cola Day in the...
  • Coca-Cola Sierra Leone Celebrates 50th Anniversary

    Freetown Cold Storage (FCS), Coca-Cola's bottling partner and distributor, held a Customer Appreciation Day at the Barmoi Hotel in Freetown, Sierra Leone's capital city. The special event also marked the 50th Anniversary of FCS as well as Coca-Cola in thi...
  • Muhtar Kent Becomes President of Coca-Cola International

    Effective today, Muhtar Kent assumed the newly-created position of president, Coca-Cola International. Mr. Kent first joined The Coca-Cola Company in Atlanta in 1978 and has held a variety of marketing and operations roles throughout his career. In 1985, ...
  • Coca-Cola Test Markets Defense

    Coca-Cola is test marketing a new soda packed with vitamins and minerals called Defense. Crews dressed in white coats hand out this test drink to pedestrians on the streets of Charlotte, North Carolina. The drink aims to be a defense against cold and flus...
  • Coca-Cola to Move Regional HQ to Kenya

    Neville Isdell, Chairman and CEO of the Coca-Cola Company, in a meeting yesterday with Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki, announced the company's plans to invest US$135 million over the next five years in Kenya. A new plant will be built in Mombasa and Coca-Co...
  • Full Throttle and Vault Hybrid

    Play the "Experience Full Throttle" online game and get a chance to win the grand prize of a VIP trip for two to Los Angeles to attend a taping of Fox Sports Net's "Best Damn Sports Show Period" and other exciting prizes. The Full Throttle energy drink we...
  • Ohio Winterfest 2006

    The 23rd annual Ohio Wineterfest presented by the Ohio Valley Chapter of the Coca-Cola Collectors Club will be held February 22-25, 2006 at the Holiday Inn in Zanesville, Ohio. Events will include longaberger tour, hospitality room, Cokes (Bingo), breakfa...
  • Coca-Cola Buys Serbian Fresh & Co.

    Athens-based Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company (CCHBC) and the Coca-Cola Company announced their joint purchase of Fresh & Co., a Serbian fruit juice maker, for 19.5 million Euros (approx. USD 25.1 million). The acquistion includes a production facility...
  • Coke Zero vs. Pepsi Max in Down Under

    Coca-Cola is planning the largest product launch in Australia in 22 years against Pepsico's Pepsi Max. A record A$18 million will be spent for the launch of Coca-Cola Zero. The amount is more than double of the annual advertising budget of PepsiCo in Aust...
  • Great Get Together 2006

    The Great Get Together will be held February 16-19, 2006 at the Holiday Inn in Buena Park, California. Events will include regular and silent auction, swap meet, banquet, breakfast and room hopping. The Holiday Inn is located at 7000 Beach Blvd, Buena Par...