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  • Coca-Cola Buys German Apollinaris

    Coca-Cola Germany announces that it is buying Hamburg-based mineral water maker Apollinaris. The purchase also includes Heppinger brand healthwater. Details of the agreement are not available and the purchase is still pending federal regulatory approval. ...
  • Caution Hot: Freshness Within

    The Coca-Cola Company has filed for a new trademark with the United States Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) on May 11, 2006. According to the USPTO database, the words "Caution Hot: Freshness Within" have been filed by Coca-Cola for use in goods and serv...
  • Houston Collectibles and Memorabilia Show

    The annual Houston Collectibles and Memorabilia Show hosted by the Space City Chapter of The Coca-Cola Collectors Club will be held June 9 - 10, 2006 at the Pavilion Center at the Sam Houston Race Track in Houston, Texas. The address is 7575 N Sam Houston...
  • Baton Rouge Coca-Cola Bottling Celebrates 100

    Celebrating its 100th anniversary, Baton Rouge Coca-Cola Bottling Company, a division of Coca-Cola Bottling United, Inc., has planned a series of events in the community. During the Free Coca-Cola Days beginning the week of May 8th, the company is provid...
  • Coke Expo 2006 in Japan

    Coke Expo celebrating Coca-Cola's 120th anniversary will be coming to Yokohama May 27-28, 2006 in front of the Sakuracho Station in Yokohama. The travelling exhibit will be housed in a large tent with free prizes, beverage sampling and interactive games. ...
  • The 13th International Coca-Cola Convention

    The 13th International Coca-Cola Convention for collectors will be held June 4, 2006 at Dampfbierbrauerei in Essen-Borbeck, Germany. The address is Heinrich-Brauns-Strasse 9-15, 45355 Essen (near the Essen-Borbeck rail station). Admission is 3 Euros and c...
  • Coca-Cola Japan Bottle Recall

    Coca-Cola Japan Company (CCJ) announced today of its recall of 570,000 bottles of Coca-Cola product sold in Japan. The affected products were: Aquarius (2L), Qoo Tottemo Orange (500 mL), Coca-Cola (1.5L), Diet Coca-Cola (1.5L), Fanta Orange (1.5L) and Fan...
  • Smokyfest 2006

    The 16th annual Smokyfest presented by the Smoky Mountain Chapter of the Coca-Cola Collectors Club will be held June 1 - 3, 2006 at the Holiday Inn in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. Events will include opening party, silent auction, scavenger hunt, banquet, swa...
  • Badger Spring Pause 2006

    The 19th annual Badger Spring Pause Coca-Cola Collectors Club Convention will be held May 18 - 20, 2006 at the Kalahari Resort & Convention Center in Winsconsin Dells, Wisconsin. Activities will include Cokes Bingo, breakfast at Kalahari, hospitality nig...
  • Coca-Cola to Launch Godiva Coffee Beverage

    Coca-Cola North America announced its plans to launch Godiva Belgian Blends ready to drink coffee beverage on July 31, 2006 in the United States. Godiva Belgian Blends will be available in three flavors: Dark Chocolate Mocha, Milk Chocolate Mocha and Fren...
  • Riya Sen Becomes Limca Brand Ambassador

    Coca-Cola India has signed Bollywood actress Riya Sen as the brand ambassador for Limca, its popular lemon-lime soda. Sen will star in a 40-second television commercial featuring the new campaign "Limca Fresh Ho Jao" during the India-England one day cric...
  • Coca-Cola Buys 65 Acres in Pennsylvania

    The Times-Tribune in Scranton reports that Coca-Cola North America (CCNA) has purchased a 65-acre parcel in the Humboldt Industrial Park in Hazle Township to build a new bottling plant. Although the plan has not been finalized, CCNA expects the new plant ...
  • Welcome to "The Coke Side of Life"

    The Coca-Cola Company is officially launching the new global campaign "The Coke Side of Life" this weekend as it debuts television commercials during the broadcasts of NCAA Final Four on CBS and American Idol on Fox channels. It will be accompanied by ou...
  • International Coca-Cola Collectors Fair

    The 8th annual International Coca-Cola Collectors Fair returns to Ghent, Belgium on Sunday April 30, 2006 from 10:00 to 16:00. Organized by the Flemish Coca-Cola Collectors Club, the fair will be held at the "DC Gentbrugge" Braemkasteelstraat 35, 9050 Gen...
  • Fanta Apple Z in UK

    Coca-Cola Great Britain is launching Fanta Apple Z, a no-sugar and low-calorie version of the popular Fanta Apple soda. Fanta Apple Z will be available in two-liter and 500ml PET bottles as well as 330ml aluminum cans. Fanta Apple Z contains 4 calories p...
  • Coca-Cola Drought in Zimbabwe

    CNN reports that the African nation of Zimbabwe is experiencing one of the worst economic crises in 40 years. Due to the shortage of hard currency, the local bottler in Zimbabwe is unable to import Coca-Cola concentrate to produce the drink and meet loca...
  • Thande Ka Tadka

    Coca-Cola India will feature Aishwarya Rai in the television commercial for the new brand campaign "Coca-Cola Thande Ka Tadka" to be aired later this month. Bollywood actress Rai is a former Miss World (1994) and has appeared in several Coca-Cola commerci...
  • Pepsi Steals Starwood From Coke

    Starwood has switched from Coca-Cola to Pepsi recently for most of its hotel and resort properties including Westin, W, Sheraton, and Four Points by Sheraton. According to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Coke will still be served overseas and in a few p...
  • Welcome Coca-Cola Blak

    Coca-Cola North America (CCNA) today announced the launch of its new carbonated fusion beverage, Coca-Cola Blak, to the United States on April 3, 2006. Coca-Cola Blak is a blend of Coca-Cola, natural flavors and coffee essence. Coca-Cola Blak is a mid-cal...
  • Springtime in Atlanta 2006

    One of the largest Coca-Cola Collectors Club conventions is Springtime in Atlanta. This year's Springtime gathering will be held from April 12-15 at the Crown Plaza Ravinia. Events include opening party, silent and regular auctions, swap meet, children's ...