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Coca-Cola encourages recycling by offering free rides through Lime partnership

Coca-Cola encourages recycling by offering free rides through Lime partnership

ATLANTA  – Coca-Cola announced on Wednesday a partnership with Lime, a leading provider of shared electric vehicles, to reward people who are committed to recycling. To celebrate the nationwide availability of Coca-Cola Sip Sized bottles made from 100% recycled plastic material (rPET), not including the bottles’ cap and label, the companies are offering more than

Coke introduces bottles made from 100% recycled material

Coke introduces bottles made from 100% recycled material

ATLANTA — The Coca-Cola Company announced today in the United States the introduction of a new 13.2oz bottle made from 100% recycled plastic material (rPET). This new bottle will be available first in the company’s biggest and most iconic brand: Coca-Cola. In addition, the company announced today in the U.S. the transition to bottles made

Coca-Cola buys British chain Costa Coffee

Coca-Cola buys British chain Costa Coffee

NEW YORK — Coca-Cola announced plans today to purchase Costa Coffee for $5.1 billion. As of 2016, the British coffee shop is the world’s second-largest coffee chain, according to a report by the chain’s parent company Whitbread. The deal puts Coca-Cola directly in the competitive coffee market with competitors such as:  Starbucks. Nestle, which owns Nescafe

Diet Coke to roll out limited-edition design bottles

Diet Coke to roll out limited-edition design bottles

ATLANTA — For the first time, Coca-Cola Co. is making Diet Coke available in millions of unique package designs via the company’s Diet Coke “It’s Mine” program, part of the Coke “Get A Taste” due campaign due to launch Feb. 1. The beverage giant said Wednesday that the It’s Mine program also will mark the

Coca-Cola signs golfer Jordan Spieth as ambassador

Coca-Cola signs golfer Jordan Spieth as ambassador

ATLANTA — Coca-Cola Co. has named pro golf champion Jordan Spieth as a brand ambassador for sports marketing campaigns and other initiatives. The beverage giant said Wednesday that the multiyear partnership will feature Spieth in television advertising; digital and social media; point-of-sale, out-of-home and experiential marketing; and on packaging, among other vehicles. Spieth also is

Keurig Green Mountain to go private in buyout

Keurig Green Mountain to go private in buyout

WATERBURY, Vt. — Keurig Green Mountain Inc. is slated to go private in a $13.9 billion buyout deal by a JAB Holding Co.-led investor group. The companies said Monday that the investor group plans to acquire Keurig Green Mountain for $92 per share in cash, which represents a premium of 77.9% over the coffee giant’s

Coca-Cola buys stake in Monster Beverage

Coca-Cola buys stake in Monster Beverage

ATLANTA — Coca-Cola Co. has acquired a 16.7% stake in Monster Beverage Corp. as part of a previously announced strategic partnership in the global energy drink category. The beverage companies said late Friday that under the deal, Coca-Cola transferred ownership of its worldwide energy business — including NOS, Full Throttle, Burn, Mother, BU, Gladiator, Samurai,

Coca-Cola announces executive promotions

Coca-Cola announces executive promotions

ATLANTA — The Coca-Cola Co. board has promoted a pair of senior executives and elected two new vice presidents. The beverage giant said Thursday that J. Alexander “Sandy” Douglas Jr., currently senior vice president and president of Coca-Cola North America, has been promoted to executive vice president. Also moved up was chief technical officer Ed Hays, from vice president

Coca-Cola, CVS take part in N.C. fitness challenge

RALEIGH, N.C. — Coca-Cola and CVS/pharmacy are among the participants in the Fit Family Challenge, a healthy living initiative launched in North Carolina. Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated said that North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory joined with Coca-Cola, CVS, Carolina, Piedmont and Charlotte Parent magazines on Tuesday to kick off the effort, a free program open

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