The Coca-Cola Company

The Coca-Cola Co of Atlanta, Georgia, produces the popular carbonated soft drink, often referred to as “Coke”, that was invented in the late 19th century. Based on Interbrand's best global brand 2011, Coca-Cola was the world's most valuable brand.

Coca-Cola opens Yangon bottling plant in US$200m five-year deal

Madeleine Albright holds a Coke during the ceremony. Photo: EPA

Coca-Cola began bottling its famous soft drink in Myanmar yesterday as part of a planned five-year, US$200 million investment after having no local production for more than 60 years.

Wednesday, 5 June, 2013, 2:31am

Coca-Cola apology as drinks canned

Provincial authorities have ordered Coca-Cola (Shanxi) to suspend production after confirming media reports that about 120,000 boxes of soft drinks produced at the Shanxi factory were tainted with chlorine.

The move comes after Coca-Cola said less than two weeks ago that the allegations, reported by mainland media, were false.

30 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Inside Coca-Cola: A CEO's Life Story of Building the World's Most Popular Brand

Inside Coca-Cola: A CEO's Life Story of Building the World's Most Popular Brand by Neville Isdell St Martin's Press

12 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

The fizzy secrets of Coca-Cola

The Coca-Cola plant in Sha Tin may look weather-beaten from the outside, but inside, a newly renovated gallery is sure to impress. From the history of Coke to the wisdom of green living, the exhibition has it all. Here our five junior reporters write about their visit on October 8, during which they learned a lot of trivia about the bubbly drink. The reports were compiled by Chris Lau

19 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Quotes of the week

I thank God for giving me such a good legal team

TVB general manager Stephen Chan Chi-wan, who was cleared of corruption and fraud charges

They will work like loaches mired in mud and sweating to get the job done

Chief Cabinet Secretary Osamu Fujimura on Japan's new cabinet

4 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Buyers feel the squeeze on food

Suppliers of consumer goods on the mainland are doing whatever they can to get around the government's increasingly harsh pricing policies. But as a result, it is the consumers who are getting less bang for their buck.

18 May 2011 - 12:00am

China putting up barriers to foreign trade, says EU group

The mainland has been accused by a top European trade body of closing the door on economic reforms, raising trade barriers and squeezing foreign players out of domestic markets.

The European Union Chamber of Commerce in China yesterday said the mainland was slowing down or even reversing on economic reforms and called for a more transparent and fairer business environment.

3 Sep 2009 - 12:00am

Coke opens 210m yuan plants in Xinjiang, Jiangxi

Coca-Cola and its bottling partner, Cofco Coca-Cola Beverage, said they have spent 210 million yuan (HK$238.12 million) on two plants that celebrated their official opening this week, part of a new wave of investment under Coke's US$2 billion pledge to the mainland market.

25 Jun 2009 - 12:00am

Warburg sold US$2.3m of Huiyuan bonds

China Huiyuan Juice Group says one of its pre-listing cornerstone investors, Warburg Pincus, has sold only US$2.3 million of its US$73.3 million worth of convertible bonds and not the whole amount, as had previously been reported. The bonds are due on June 28, 2011. The company also says chairman and controlling shareholder Zhu Xinli has no intention to reduce his stake.

11 Jun 2009 - 12:00am

Huiyuan profit slumps 86pc to 88.9m yuan

China Huiyuan Juice Group reported net profit fell 86.11 per cent to 88.94 million yuan (HK$100.89 million) last year from 2007. The result was hurt by a drop in the fair value of the conversion rights of the firm's convertible bonds amid a slump in the stock.

15 Apr 2009 - 12:00am

Coca-Cola's US$2.4b bid for Huiyuan faces delay

The Ministry of Commerce yesterday indicated it might take more time to vet Coca-Cola's US$2.4 billion takeover bid for Hong Kong-listed China Huiyuan Juice Group, potentially extending the tussle over the controversial deal that has triggered strong opposition from the public and domestic players.

17 Mar 2009 - 12:00am

Gear

Chocoolate x Coca-Cola HK$189

Classic and neat, this T-shirt is the perfect item for Coca-Cola fans, featuring the iconic coke bottle the beverage is famous for.

Fingercroxx HK$239

Nobody listens to them anymore, but that doesn't mean cassettes are 'out'.

Chocoolate x Coca-Cola HK$189

16 Jan 2009 - 12:00am

Students accuse Coca-Cola of mistreatment

Activists claim drinks giant is flouting the law on contract staff

Student activists have accused Coca-Cola of flouting mainland labour laws by mistreating contract workers at five bottling plants in Guangdong and Zhejiang .

17 Dec 2008 - 12:00am

Huiyuan targets larger market share

China Huiyuan Juice Group, the country's biggest pure juice and nectar maker, aims to become the top juice beverage producer in three years after a recently launched product received positive feedback.

2 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

Cashing in on Games links

Food and beverage sponsors embrace Olympic affiliations

The Olympic spirit is being served with burgers and soft drinks across the nation as the task of spreading the Games' goodwill message outside the capital is adopted by the major food and beverage sponsors.

1 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

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