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  • Coca-Cola Enterprises to Distribute Arizona Iced Tea

    Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) announced today that it has completed a distribution agreement with Hornell Brewing Co., Inc., maker of AriZona Iced Tea products. Beginning in February 2007, CCE will begin distributing three flavors of a new 34 oz. package of...
  • Coke Bottle Celebrates 90th Birthday

    The Coca-Cola Company announced the 90th anniversary of the contour-shaped Coca-Cola bottle today. Coca-Cola wanted an uniquely shaped bottle that will differentiate the beverage from the rest in 1915. Alexander Samuelson and Earl R. Dean of the Root Glas...
  • Coca-Cola to Give Away 20 Million My Coke Rewards Points

    Beginning November 19, 2006, The Coca-Cola Company will be giving away complimentary Coke Rewards points through select websites, print advertising, viral e-mails, Coca-Cola holiday e-cards and inserts in Blockbuster DVD rentals. Look for these special co...
  • Coca-Cola and Nestle Partnership's New Focus on Black Tea

    Beverage Partners Worldwide (BPW), a 50/50 joint venture of the Coca-Cola Company and Nestle, will focus on black tea drinks going forward. With the exception of the recently announced Enviga, a green tea drink, Coca-Cola and Nestle will not include the d...
  • Coca-Cola Moves into New Lakeland Florida Facility

    According to CoStar Realty Information, the Coca-Cola Company had signed a long term contract with ProLogis for a 100,000 square-feet office building at 1770 Interstate Drive, Lakeland, Florida in January 2006. The construction of the built-to-suit buildi...
  • Coca-Cola Launches Enviga

    Beverage Partners Worldwide (BPW), a joint venture of Nestle S.A. and The Coca-Cola Company, has created a new green tea drink named Enviga. Enviga will debut in the Northeast in November 2006 and will be rolled out nationally in the US in January 2007. ...
  • Beach Party '06 in Virginia has been Cancelled

    Beach Party '06 is sponsored by the Old Dominion Chapter of the Coca-Cola Collectors Club. This year's convention titled "No Frills" will be held October 12-14, 2006 at the Sandcastle Oceanfront Resort Hotel in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Activities will in...
  • Fall Fever in the Ozarks 2006

    Fall Fever in the Ozarks will be held November 2-4, 2006 in Branson, Missouri. Activities will include a welcome party, silent auction, swap meet, banquet and room hopping. Fall Fever will be held at the Settle Inn Resort & Conference Center, 3050 Green M...
  • Coca-Cola to Close 103-Year-Old York Facility

    The Mid-Atlantic Coca-Cola Bottling Company announced September 28, 2006 the planned closure of its distribution facility in Springettsbury Township, York County, Pennsylvania. Effective December 2, 2006, the 103-year-old facility will be closed and 78 jo...
  • Coke iTunes Coming to Ireland

    The Coca-Cola Company and Apple Computer have a co-branded Coke iTunes website in Europe this summer. If you enter a code from specially marked packages of Coca-Cola products in the UK on the website, you can download free iTunes songs. As of today, the w...
  • Spirit Signs with Coke

    Miramar, Florida-based Spirit Airlines signed a 3-year contract with the Coca-Cola Company to serve exclusively Coca-Cola products on board. Details of the financial agreement were not disclosed. Spirit Airlines is the largest privately held airline in th...
  • Minnefest 2006 - Vegas Style

    The annual Minnefest will be held October 13-14, 2006 at the Minneapolis West Sheraton Hotel in Minnetonka, Minnesota. Activities will include "High Roller Hospitality" with games and prizes for the family, swap meet, auction, banquet and room hopping. Fo...
  • Coca-Cola Plant Opens in Afghanistan

    Coca-Cola has opened a US$25 million state-of-the-art bottling facility in Kabul, Afghanistan. Located in the Bagrami Industrial Area, the new plant is operated by Habib Gulzar Non-Alcoholic Beverages Ltd, a company owned by a local businessman. Coca-Cola...
  • Coca-Cola Swap Meet

    The 11th annual Coca-Cola Swap Meet hosted by the Hoosier chapter of the Coca-Cola Collector Club will be held October 7-8, 2006 in Edinburgh, Indiana at the Exit 76 Antique Mall. Take I-65 and exit 76-B. For more information, please contact Justin Simmon...
  • Coca-Cola Launches Far Coast in Canada

    Coca-Cola Ltd announces Far Coast brand of freshly brewed coffee and tea beverages in Toronto today. The first Far Coast concept store on Bloor Street in Toronto will offer a variety of espressos, chai, teas, cappuccinos and lattes through a new system de...
  • Fried Coke Takes Prize at Big Tex

    Abel Gonzales' Fried Coke has won the most creative prize at the Texas State Fair this year. His creation consists of deep fried Coca-Cola-flavored batter, covered with Coke fountain syrup, topped with whipped cream, cinnamon sugar and a cherry, and serve...
  • Coca-Cola to Buy Philly Coke

    The Coca-Cola Company announces today that it is in talks with the Philadelphia Coca-Cola Bottling Company (PCCBC) to take a controlling interest in the bottler by 2009. There is an agreement in place to take over the remaining shares of Brucephil, Inc. a...
  • Coca Cola Launches Blak in Canada

    Coca-Cola Ltd is introducing Coca-Cola Blak in Canada. This lightly carbonated coffee fusion beverage has been launched in France and the US in 2006. Coca-Cola Blak will be available in 237mL glass bottles in convenient and grocery stores throughout Canad...
  • Coca-Cola Buys Kerry Beverage

    The Coca-Cola Company announced today that it is increasing its stake in the joint-venture with Kerry Group. Kerry Beverages Limited (KBL), a joint-venture formed with Kerry in 1993, currently has majority ownership in 11 joint-ventures that manufacture a...
  • Coca-Cola Days 2006

    This year's Coca-Cola Days in Atlantic, Iowa will be held September 22-24, 2006. The theme is Coca-cola, A Rock-n-Roll Classic. Activities include Chamber BBQ Supper, swap meet, Coca-Cola Children's parade, social hour, silent auction, regular auction and...