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  • Coca Cola Buys Israeli Winery Tavor

    Central Bottling Company Ltd. (Coca-Cola Israel) subsidiary IBBLS has acquired a 51% controlling interest in eight-year-old Tabor Winery, a boutique wine maker based in Kfar Tavor, Israel. IBBLS is Coca-Cola Israel's subsidiary for alcoholic beverages. It...
  • Sobo Launches Coca-Cola Promotion in Malawi

    As an appreciation to the customers, Southern Bottlers Limited (Sobo) has launched a Coca-Cola promotion in Malawi with prizes including a Toyota Raider Hilux, televisions, cameras, clothes shopping vouchers, Sobo products, caps and T-shirts. Total value ...
  • Coca-Cola Buys Dublin Vendit

    Coca-Cola has acquired Dublin, Ireland-based drinks and snacks vending company Vendit in a deal valued between €8 million and €10 million. Vendit has 1,100 vending machines and services another 2,300 machines owned by third parties. Vendit's distribut...
  • Coca-Cola Hires Wieden & Kennedy

    The Coca-Cola Company announced today that it has hired Portland, Oregon-based Wieden & Kennedy to develop new advertising in North America for 2006. The Oregon marketing firm currently works on advertising for Coca-Cola's Powerade brand and has worked on...
  • Calling for Collectors @ the New World of Coca-Cola

    The World of Coca-Cola (WOCC) is inviting collectors worldwide to help create a special attraction at the new museum slated to open in the summer of 2007. The new World of Coca-Cola will have a special exhibit dedicated to collectors of Coca-Cola memorabi...
  • Live from Atlanta, the New World of Coca-Cola

    Construction has been under way for the new World of Coca-Cola in Atlanta since June 1, 2005. The new museum is scheduled to open in the summer of 2007 as part of a 20-acre attraction near Centennial Olympic Park in downtown Atlanta. The new attraction is...
  • Coca-Cola to Invest Up to $150 Million Annually in Russia

    Speaking at the US-Russia Business Council meeting in Moscow today, Coca-Cola Company's Chairman Neville Isdell indicated that the company plans to continue to invest in Russia in the coming years. The volume of investment will amount to US$100-150 millio...
  • Coca-Cola Launches Aluminum Contour Bottle

    Coca-Cola Enterprises has launched a limited edition 200ml bottle as part of the "Love Coke" advertising campaign in the United Kingdom. These aluminum contour bottles featuring colorful graphics and the words "Love Being" will be available from October t...
  • Coca-Cola Lanzhou Plant Begins Operation

    The first Coca-Cola bottling plant in northwestern China began operation today in Lanzhou, Gansu Province. The new 5000-square-meter US$12 million facility in Gansu's provincial capital has an annual production capacity of 24 million cases. The new plant ...
  • Minnefest Country Store

    The Minnesota First Chapter of the Coca-Cola Collectors Club is holding its 31st anniversary convention at the Marriott in Minneapolis, Minnesota from October 28-29, 2005. Events will include country hospitality, live auction, swap meet, banquet and room ...
  • Coca-Cola Facilities in Texas and Louisiana Suffer Damage from Hurricane Rita

    Three Coca-Cola bottlers affected by Hurricane Rita include Coca-Cola Enteprises (CCE), Coca-Cola Bottling Company United (CCBCU), and an independent bottler in Lufkin, Texas. CCE's Beaumont, Texas sales center and CCBCU's Lake Charles, Louisiana sales ce...
  • Coca-Cola Uses Symbol

    Symbol Technologies announced that Athens-based Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company (CCHBC) will be deploying Symbol's MC9000 mobile computers across EMEA operations as part of a strategic initiative to improve the efficiency, productivity and customer se...
  • Pause on the Prairie

    The Great Plains Chapter of the Coca-Cola Collectors Club is holding its 10th anniversary convention at the Best Western in Witchita, Kansas from October 14-15, 2005. Events will include hospitality room, silent auction, swap meet, banquet and room hoppin...
  • Coca-Cola Buys Fresh & Company

    Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company (CCHBC) announced today of its plan to acquire 100% of the Serbian fruit juice producer Fresh & Co. The acquisition will include the production facility in Subotica and the brands Next and Su-Voce. Fresh & Co is the lea...
  • Hoosier Chapter Coca-Cola and Soft Drink Swap Meet

    The Hoosier Chapter of the Coca-Cola Collectors Club is sponsoring its 10th Annual Coca Cola and Soft Drink Swap Meet. The swap meet will be held Saturday and Sunday, October 1 and 2, 2005 at Biddle Park in Sheridan, Indiana from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM on bot...
  • Coca-Cola System Responds to Hurricane Katrina

    According to Coca-Cola North America, with a number of facilities in the Gulf Coast damaged or without electricity caused by hurricane Katrina, bottlers Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE), Coca-Cola Bottling Company Consolidated (CCBCC), Coca-Cola Company Bottli...
  • Coca-Cola Japan Uses Recycled PET in Labels

    Coca-Cola Japan is using new labels made from 10% recycled polyethylene terephthalate (PET) for its 280 ml bottles of Hajime brand green tea product starting September 2005. The company is also considering to expand the use of the partly recycled content ...
  • Coca-Cola Days 2005

    The annual Coca-Cola Days in Atlantic, Iowa will be held September 23-25, 2005. Events include Coca-Cola plant tour, Chamber BBQ Supper, swap meet, Coca-Cola Children's parade, social hour, silent auction, regular auction, banquet, and golf tourney. Pleas...
  • Coca-Cola Scholars Program

    The Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation (CCSF) announces the opening of its scholarship application period August 15, 2005 through October 31, 2005. Each year, CCSF awards a total of US$1.8 million in merit-based four-year scholarship to 250 outstanding high sc...
  • Septemberfest 2005

    The Mid-South Chapter of the Coca-Cola Collectors Club is hosting their annual Septemberfest at the Country Hearth Inn in Elizbethtown, Kentucky, September 13-17, 2005. Activities include sneak preview of the Schmidt Museum, hospitality room, silent aucti...