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Coca-Cola re-enters Myanmar after six decades


September 13th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Sep 13 (IANS) Soft drink giant Coca-Cola has re-entered the Myanmar market after a gap of more than 60 years, following the lifting of US economic sanctions on the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Lohan turns sober for family dinner


September 7th, 2012 - 6:36 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 7 (IANS) Actress Lindsay Lohan, who has battled alcohol and drug addiction in the past, reportedly did not touch any drink when she went out to ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

UN, Coca-Cola water project to impact a million people


September 4th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Naples (Italy), Sep 4 (IANS) UN and Coca-Cola have announced here the expansion of their partnership on water sustainibility to 10 countries that will impact over a million people in ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Tetra Pak India joins Coca-Cola-NDTV ‘Support My School’ campaign


August 7th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) A revitalised upper primary school in Rajasthan's Alwar district was Tuesday dedicated under the Coca-Cola-NDTV "Support My School" campaign by Tetra Pak India and ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Mukul Yadav upsets top seed in Delhi squash


July 24th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Mukul Yadav of Dhampur Squash Academy, Uttar Pradesh, upset top seed Akhil Yadav of Jindal Sports Academy, Mumbai, 3-1 as the Coca Cola Squash Open ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Coca-Cola sales rise 20 percent in India


July 17th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) Beverages major Coca-Cola Tuesday reported a 20 percent rise in sales growth in India, the highest among BRICS countries, in the second quarter of the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Ferrari, Lavazza designer dies at 85


July 3rd, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Turin, July 3 (IANS/AKI) Italian car designer Sergio Pininfarina, whose company has designed Ferrari cars and the Lavazza coffee machine, died Tuesday after a long illness. He was 85.The designer ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Coke and Pepsi contain alcohol: study


June 27th, 2012 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 27 (IANS) Coca-Cola and Pepsi contain minute traces of alcohol, a study has revealed.According to tests carried out by the Paris-based National Institute of Consumption, more than half ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Coca Cola plans to invest $5 billion in India by 2020 (Lead)


June 26th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Coca Cola, the world's largest beverage firm, said Tuesday it planned to invest $5 billion in India over the next eight years on expanding its ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Coca Cola to to invest $5 billion in India by 2020


June 26th, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Coca Cola, the world's largest beverage firm, plans to invest $5 billion in India over the next eight years on expanding its bottling and other ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Coca Cola apologizes in China


May 5th, 2012 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 5 (IANS) Coca Cola has apologized over how it acted in china after some of its products were alleged to be contaminated with chlorine, China Daily reported Saturday.The ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Coca-Cola reassures product safety in China


May 1st, 2012 - 9:49 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 1 (IANS) The Coca-Cola Company has reassured its product safety after completing major corrective measures undertaken at the request of a quality watchdog in a Chinese ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Bottling firm to invest $1.1 bn in Colombia, Brazil


March 1st, 2012 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, March 1 (IANS/EFE) Fomento Economico Mexicano, or FEMSA, Latin America's largest bottling company, said it planned to invest $1.1 billion this year in new projects, including new plants ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Adverts that won’t be allowed today


February 20th, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 20 (IANS) They're incredible by today's standards, but once upon a time, these advertisements were perfectly acceptable. From one that claims smoking is healthy to one telling mothers ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Coca Cola quarterly volume in India grows 20 percent


February 8th, 2012 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) Global beverages giant Coca Cola posted 20 percent growth in volume for the quarter ended Dec 31 in India, driven by the Diwali festival, while ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Coca Cola wakes up Brad Pitt’s kids


February 3rd, 2012 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 3 (IANS) Hollywood Actor Brad Pitt admits he gives his children Coca-Cola to get them out of bed in the morning.Pitt claims he and his partner Angelina ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Coca-Cola plans to invest $1 bn in Mexico in 2012


January 30th, 2012 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
Davos, Jan 30 (IANS/EFE) The Coca-Cola Co. plans to invest $1 billion in its operations in Mexico this year as part of a $5 billion long-term investment plan, CEO Muhtar ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Coke’s secret recipe shifted to a new abode


December 13th, 2011 - 9:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Dec 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) For 125 years, Coca Cola has been successful in keeping its recipe for the brand coke as a secret. There have been many speculations about the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Mexican bottler to build $140 mn plant in Brazil


December 7th, 2011 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Dec 7 (IANS/EFE) Mexico's Coca-Cola Femsa, the world's largest bottler of Coca-Cola Co. products, said it broke ground on a $140 million plant in Brazil's Minas Gerais state.The ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India must act to cope up with urbanisation: UN expert


September 27th, 2011 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) India has good policies but needs to implement them effectively to cope with the growing challenge of urbanisation, UN Under-Secretary-General Joan Clos said Monday."The pace ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Coca-Cola eyes Olympic market in Russia


September 26th, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 26 (IANS) US soft drink giant Coca-Cola has launched a $120 million plant in south Russia to supply non-alcoholic beverages for the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, ... Read more...

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Coca-Cola opens $120 mn plant for 2014 Winter Olympics


September 26th, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Coca-Cola Company has launched a $120 million plant to supply non-alcoholic beverages for the 2014 Winter Olympics in Russia's Black Sea resort city of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Coca Cola not to increase prices in India


September 26th, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) major Coca Cola India Monday said it will not raise prices to counter the effects of high inflation."Inflation is there ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Kerala children walk to support rural students


September 18th, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 18 (IANS) Five hundred students here in Kerala Sunday participated in a walkathon to raise awareness about the challenges faced by rural school children.The walkathon was organised by ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Beijing restaurant basks in Biden’s visit fame


August 20th, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 20 (IANS) A nondescript restaurant in Beijing became famous overnight after US Vice-President Joe Biden and his entourage visited the eatery this week.Biden and his entourage walked into ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Top 20 cash-rich American companies (To go with: US wallows in debt but its firms hoard $2 trillion in cash)


August 8th, 2011 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 8 (IANS) Here is the Standard and Poor's list of top 20 US companies sitting on $1.4 trillion in cash, even as the debt-ridden world's largest economy had ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Coca Cola to roll out special Tendulkar cans


July 18th, 2011 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) Beverage giant Coca-Cola will commemorate Sachin Tendulkar's 100th international century - when the milestone is reached - by launching some 6.5 million special Coke ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Fried Kool aid is a bestseller at the San Diego County Fair


June 21st, 2011 - 8:17 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
San Diego, June 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Deep-fried-Kool-Aid is proving to be a huge success at the San Diego County Fair in California. On the first weekend of the fair, the inventor said ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Two Nigerians held for running lottery scam


June 17th, 2011 - 1:17 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Two Nigerians acused of running a fake lottery scam were arrested from in south Delhi, police said Thursday."The accused have been identified as Igbinovia Osayando ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

I blew $20m on drugs and booze, says Steven Tyler


May 2nd, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 02 (ANI): The Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler has revealed that he has spent 20million dollars on drugs, leaving himself almost penniless from spending so much money on cocaine and heroin.Tyler, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Sky drops Wayne Rooney’s ‘Street Striker’ show


April 10th, 2011 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 10 (ANI): Wayne Rooney's reality TV series 'Street Striker' has been dropped by Sky just days after Coca-Cola ended its 600,000-pound-a-year sponsorship deal with the foul-mouthed Premier League star.The Manchester ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Coca-Cola launches Minute Maid juice range


March 28th, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 28 (IANS) Global food and beverages major Coca-Cola's Indian subsidiary Monday launched its premium Minute Maid range of juice products.The products are priced Rs.20 and Rs.85 for 200 ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Bill Gates buys stake in Mexican company


March 18th, 2011 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, March 18 (IANS/EFE) Microsoft chairman Bill Gates has acquired a 14.7 percent stake in a Mexican company, the largest Coca-Cola bottler in Latin America.The firm, Femsa, confirmed that ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Coca-Cola is ‘Britain’s biggest brand’


March 13th, 2011 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 13 (ANI): Coca-Cola has once again been named the biggest brand in Britain, with sales rising to almost 1.1 billion pounds last year .It has landed the first place in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Plachimada Tribunal Bill passed in Kerala assembly


February 24th, 2011 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 24 (IANS) A bill seeking compensation from soft drink giant Coca Cola for the losses its Kerala plant caused to the people living nearby was passed in the state assembly ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

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