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  • Coca-Cola Returns to Super Bowl

    According to AdWeek, Coca-Cola has purchased two first-half slots for 60- and 30-second commercials featuring Coca-Cola Classic to be aired during the television broadcast of Super Bowl XLI on February 4, 2007. The last time Coca-Cola ran a Coke ad during...
  • Coca-Cola Settles with 7 Seconds of Love

    According to the Associated Press, the Coca-Cola Company has reached an out-of-court settlement with the British 7 Seconds of Love band on Coca-Cola's unauthorized use of their song in a commercial in Argentina. The Coca-Cola has agreed to pay the band as...
  • Bottle Recall in Japan

    Coca-Cola Japan (CCJ) has issued a recall notice for 134,000 two-liter plastic bottles of Aquarius and Hajime Jikkuri Umami green tea. The green tea product is produced on the same production lines as Aquarius. According to CCJ, a piece of rubber about on...
  • Ohio Winterfest 2007

    The 24th annual Ohio Winterfest presented by the Ohio Valley Chapter of the Coca-Cola Collectors Club will be held February 21-24, 2007 at the Holiday Inn in Zanesville, Ohio. Events will include longaberger tour, hospitality room, Cokes (Bingo), breakfas...
  • Mary Minnick to Leave Coca-Cola

    The Coca-Cola Company announced today that Mary Minnick, President, Marketing, Strategy and Innovation, is leaving the company to pursue personal and professional goals. Minnick is a 23-year veteran of the Coca-Cola Company. Before moving to Atlanta, she ...
  • Coca-Cola Mother Debuts in Australia

    Coca-Cola Amatil (CCA) has introduced a new energy drink named "Mother" in Australia on January 7, 2007. Mother is available in 7-Eleven stores. CCA has released other energy drinks in the past including Sprite Recharge, Lift Plus and Burn all with little...
  • Coca-Cola Bottler to Sell Cinnabon Coffee

    Charlotte, North Carolina-based Coca-Cola Bottling Consolidated (CCBC), the second largest Coca-Cola bottler in the US, is bottling non-Coke products. Through its subsidiary, ByB Brands, Inc., 105-year-old Coca-Cola bottler is selling Cinnabon Coffee and ...
  • Tex Fest 2007

    The 16th annual Tex Fest sponsored by the Lone Star Chapter of the Coca-Cola Collectors Club will be held Saturday February 10, 2007 at the Richardson Civic Center located at Central Expressway and Arapaho in Richardson, Texas. "Advertising Memorabilia f...
  • The Great Get Together 2007

    The annual Great Get Together convention of the Coca-Cola Collectors Club will be held February 8-11, 2007 at the Plaza Hotel Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. Events include visit to the Everything Coca-Cola on the Strip, silent and regular auctions, swap mee...
  • 7 Seconds of Love's Ninja vs. Argentina's Diet Coke

    According to an Associated Press report, London's 7 Seconds of Love band expressed fury when they learned that their song "Ninja" was used in a diet Coke television commercial in Argentina without their permission. Coca-Cola's response through Sky News wa...
  • Central Florida Fun Fest 2007

    Central Florida Fun Fest is hosted by the Central Florida Chapter of the Coca-Cola Collectors Club February 2-3, 2007 at the La Quinta Inn Orlando Winter Park, Florida. Events include silent auction, swap meet and room hopping. The hotel is located at 626...
  • San Miguel Sells Bottler to Coca-Cola

    After months of speculation, the Coca-Cola Company and San Miguel Corp (SMC) today announced that they have signed a definitive agreement for the sale of SMC's 65 percent shareholding in Coca-Cola Bottlers Philippines, Inc. (CCBPI) to the Coca-Cola Compan...
  • Happy Holidays from MyCokeRewards.com

    It has been a tradition that the Coca-Cola Company gives away complimentary calendars every year. This year the calendars ran out in November. If you had missed your chance for the free 2007 calendars, it is still not too late to get some nice gifts from ...
  • A Tale of Two Santas

    The White Rock Collector's Association issued a press release today indicating that Coca-Cola is not the first to use Santa Claus in advertising by providing vintage ads of White Rock Beverages from 1915 and 1923-25 on its website: http://www.whiterocking...
  • Muhtar Kent Named President & COO of Coca-Cola

    The Coca-Cola Company today announced Muhtar Kent has been named president and chief operating officer. In his new capacity, Kent is responsible for all of the company's operating units worldwide. He continues reporting to Chairman and Chief Executive Off...
  • Coca-Cola to Launch Caribou Iced Coffee in 2007

    Coca-Cola North America and Caribou Coffee have signed an agreement to launch a new line of ready-to-drink iced coffee beverages in the United States in the summer of 2007. Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, 14-year-old Caribou Coffee Company is the...
  • We Have No Intention to Buy CCE

    Reuters reports that Neville Isdell, Chairman and CEO of the Coca-Cola Company, tells reporters in Moscow today that "[the company has] no intention to buy CCE." Earlier in November, Barron's has quoted a Morgan Stanley analyst that there is a growing pos...
  • Keep Texas Beautiful Celebrates 40th with Special Coke Bottle

    Coca-Cola has released a limited edition of 3600 Keep Texas Beautiful 40th Anniversary bottles. Proceeds from the bottle sale will help fund Keep Texas Beautiful programs. The 8-ounce Coca-Cola glass bottle features a special 40th Anniversary Keep Texas B...
  • Coca-Cola Buying Coca-Cola Enterprises?

    According to a Barron's report, Bill Pecoriello, an analyst with Morgan Stanley, is suggesting that the Coca-Cola Company may be increasing its existing 36% stake in Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE). CCE is the world's largest bottler for Coca-Cola with territ...
  • Coca-Cola to Move Plant in Bulgaria

    Dnevink Newspaper reports that Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company (Coca Cola HBC) will invest 1.9 million euro in transferring its Bulgarian production plant from Plovdiv to Kostinbrod. This follows Coca-Cola HBC's August 2006 announcement of its plans t...