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  • Black Cherry Vanilla Coke's First Flight

    AirTran Airways announced today that it is the first airline in the world to board Black Cherry Vanilla Coke on all flights beginning immediately. AirTran Airways is a low-fare airline operating 600 daily flights to 48 U.S. destinations with its hub at th...
  • Florida Sun Fest

    The Central Florida Chapter of the Coca-Cola Collectors Club (TCCCC) is hosting their first event - Florida Sun Fest - Saturday, February 11, 2006 from 9AM to 4PM at the Hampton Inn, 151 N Douglas Avenue, Altamonte Springs, Florida 32714. This is a Coca-C...
  • Tom Mattia Joins Coca-Cola as Head of Communications

    The Coca-Cola Company has hired Tom Mattia as its new Director of Worldwide Public Affairs and Communications. Coca-Cola Chairman and CEO Neville Isdell will suggest Mattia be elected senior vice president at the company's February board of directors meet...
  • Tex-Fest 2006

    The 15th Annual Tex-Fest will be held February 9-11, 2006 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Addison, Texas. Events will include display room, welcome banquet, bingo, auction, swap meet and room hopping. Crowne Plaza Dallas Hotel is located at 14315 Midway Road...
  • Trisha+Fanta vs. Asin+Mirinda

    Pepsico India Ltd has signed up Asin as the new brand ambassador for Pepsi's Mirinda orange soda. Asin is one of the most popular Bollywood stars in Tamil cinema. Pepsi's choice is a direct challenge to Coca-Cola's Fanta Orange soda and its brand ambassad...
  • Coca-Cola FIFA World Cup Trophy Tour

    President John Agyekum Kufuor of Ghana will officially kick-off the Coca-Cola FIFA World Cup Trophy Tour in the capital city of Accra today. The trophy tour is one of the major exhibitions leading up to the World Cup Games in Germany in June. The 36-cm, ...
  • Drink. Watch. Cheer. Win.

    You could win a chance to celebrate with Team USA in Washington DC or to see the 2008 Beijing Olympics or any number of Coca-Cola prizes in the latest Coca-Cola Olympics promotion. You could also add your name to the "Signature of Support" album to be pre...
  • California Cheerleaders in Super Bowl Coke Commercial

    According to the Petaluma Argus Courier, sixteen cheerleaders from Casa Grande High School of Petaluma took part in the filming of the upcoming Coca-Cola television commercial to be aired during Super Bowl on Feburary 5, 2006. Filming was done on Van Ness...
  • Coca-Cola Expansion in Tennessee

    The Chattanooga Coca-Cola Bottling Company/United Packers has announced plans for a US$19 million expansion that will add 36,000 square feet to its existing plant. The construction will be completed in April 2006. The new expansion will add a new bottling...
  • Fantanas the Next Generation

    Meet the new Fantanas: Kaia Strawberry, Mimi Pineapple, Aime Orange and Sophia Grape on the new Fanta.com website. If you miss the previous generation of the Fantanas: Kiki Orange, Capri Strawberry, Sophia Grape and Lola Pineapple, you could find their ar...
  • 400 Coca-Cola Stores to Open in China

    After the successful test launch of Coca-Cola Stores in Guangzhou and Shenzhen earlier in 2005 and recent openings of Coca-Cola Stores in Shanghai and Beijing, the exclusive Coke Brand merchandise store chain will open 10 additional stores in Beijing with...
  • New Coke Ads for 2006

    To bring in the new year, Coca-Cola is introducing new TV commercials in North America for Coke Classic, Diet Coke, Coke Zero and Black Cherry Vanilla Coke beginning New Year's Eve on ABC. Diet Coke will be featured with the new tag line "Light it Up." In...
  • Japan Bottlers Merger Plan Announced

    Kinki Coca-Cola Bottling Co. and Coca-Cola West Japan agreed yesterday to form a business alliance that will lead to a merger in 2006 creating Japan's largest Coca-Cola bottler and the second largest soft drink bottling vendor in Japan after Suntory. Sett...
  • Heaven and Earth Memoirs of a Geisha Promotion

    Coca-Cola Singapore is running the Heaven and Earth Memoirs of a Geisha Promotion from December 17, 2005 through January 22, 2006. Over 4000 prizes are available including movie tickets to the latest film titled Memoirs of a Geisha and other collectibles....
  • MyCoke Film Festival

    Submissions for a 3-minute film are now accepted on MyCoke.com until December 31, 2005 for the Winter MyCoke Film Festival. Submission period for the Spring Film Festival is March 1 - 31, 2006. Formats accepted include .mov, mpeg, .avi and .wmv. Winning f...
  • Coca-Cola HBC Plans to Acquire Coca-Cola Bottler in Cyprus

    Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Co. (CCHBC) reported it may buy Lanitis Bros. Public Ltd., Coca-Cola's bottler in Cyprus. Lanitis Bros introduced Coca-Cola to Cyprus in 1950. In addition to Coca-Cola products, the Nicosia-based company also distributes variou...
  • Swire Coca-Cola Introduces HealthWorks RTD Beverages

    Swire Coca-Cola Hong Kong has recently re-launched the HealthWorks ready-to-drink "wellness" brand acquired earlier this year, with three new exclusive flavours joining the six existing HealthWorks drinks. The new beveages introduced in Hong Kong are: Fru...
  • Coca-Cola to Market Godiva Brand RTD Coffee

    According to a Beverage Digest report, Coca-Cola plans to market a ready-to-drink coffee product under the Godiva brand name in the second half of 2006. Godiva Chocolatiers Inc. is a pioneer in creating premium chocolates, and is a wholly owned subsidiary...
  • The Coke Side of Life

    During an investor conference in New York City yesterday, Mary Minnick, President of Marketing, Strategy and Innovation at the Coca-Cola Company, announced the new slogan for 2006. "The Coke Side of Life" will debut in the new year. According to Minnick, ...
  • Coca-Cola to Introduce Coffee Flavored Coke

    The Coca-Cola Company announced today its plans to launch Coca-Cola Blak, a coffee-flavored Coke, beginning in January 2006. The new beverage is a combination of Coca-Cola Classic and coffee extracts. Coca-Cola Blak will be first launched in France in Jan...