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Swire Coca-Cola, USA and Monster Energy Company Reach Agreement on
Arizona and New Mexico Distribution

March 18, 2019 – Draper, Utah – Today Swire Coca-Cola, USA announced the signing of a distribution agreement giving the company and other Coca-Cola franchise bottlers the rights to distribute Monster products throughout Arizona and in limited areas of New Mexico and Colorado.  Read More > 

Swire Coca-Cola, USA Announces Executive and Senior Leadership Transitions

Draper, Utah – January 7, 2019 – Today Swire Coca-Cola, USA announced a series of leadership changes. The changes are part of the company’s long-term leadership succession plan which has been in place for many years.

In announcing the transitions, Swire Coca-Cola’s President and CEO Jack Pelo said, “One of the hallmarks of all Swire companies is the creation of a leadership succession plan. A great deal of thought has been put into the implementation of this plan to ensure we have the right leaders, in the right place, at the right time. I want to ensure new leaders also have time working with and learning from veteran executives.”  Read More >

Swire Coca-Cola, USA to be Exclusive Soft Drink Provider to the Utah Jazz

DRAPER, UT – September 24, 2018 - Swire Coca-Cola, USA will continue to be the exclusive soft drink provider at Vivint Smart Home Arena, home of the Utah Jazz. The relationship between Swire Coca-Cola and the Jazz began in 1979 when the NBA team moved to Utah. The new five-year deal means Jazz fans and players will continue to enjoy a range of refreshing beverage choices that includes Coca-Cola®, Diet Coke®, Coca-Cola® Zero Sugar, Sprite®, DASANI® water, smartwater®, vitaminwater®, and other beverages.  Read More >

Swire Coca-Cola Creates Chief Operating Officer Role and Hires Industry Veteran to Lead Sales Organization Paul Lukanowski promoted to COO; Rob Gehring Moves from The Hershey Company

DRAPER, UT – May 25, 2018 – Swire Coca-Cola, USA today announced two changes to its executive leadership team. These changes come as the company completes a period of intensive growth, resulting in a quadrupling of the size of the company.

With this rapid expansion comes the need to evolve the company’s senior leadership structure. To that end, effective immediately, Paul Lukanowski will move from his current position as Senior Vice President and General Manager to become Swire’s first Chief Operating Officer.  Read More >

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Coca-Cola Funds Installation of Litter Catchment Systems Along West Atlanta’s Proctor Creek

10/09/2019 5:51 PM

Atlanta’s Proctor Creek, like hundreds of urban waterways flowing through cities across the United States, is littered with trash and debris funneled from nearby neighborhoods. “Many people don’t think about where trash in the street goes,” explains Jon Radtke, director of water sustainability, C...

Introducing a World-First: A Coke Bottle Made with Plastic from the Sea

10/03/2019 6:00 AM

Breakthrough technology can transform low-quality plastic into high-quality food-grade packaging. Coca-Cola is unveiling the first ever sample bottle made using recovered and recycled marine plastics, demonstrating that, one day, even ocean debris could be used in recycled packaging for food or d...

First Coke-Branded Energy Drink to Launch in the U.S. in 2020

10/01/2019 8:10 PM

Coca-Cola hopes to bring new fans into the energy drink category next year with the U.S. launch of Coca-Cola Energy, an approachable and appealing option offering the kick people want with the great Coke taste they love. Coca-Cola Energy, Coca-Cola Energy Cherry – a flavor available exclusively i...

Priming the Innovation Pump: Coca-Cola Debuts Diverse Lineup of New Drinks at NACS

09/30/2019 3:47 PM

ATLANTA – “This is where it all started,” says JC Harvey, Coca-Cola North America’s director of retail channel strategy and commercialization, referring to the birthplace of the world’s most beloved beverage brand. “And where our future begins.” Coca-Cola is rolling out the red carpet – and ...

Coca-Cola Collaborates with DIESEL for Capsule Collection Created from Recycled Materials

09/27/2019 4:48 PM

DIESEL and Coca-Cola are joining forces to create The (Re)Collection, a beautifully crafted and edgy capsule collection partially made of recycled materials, available online. The range, which hits stores this fall, was made with materials such as recycled PET from plastic bottles and recycled co...

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis Joins Members of the Florida Citrus Industry and Partners to Announce Major Grapefruit Planting

09/25/2019 12:48 PM

In recent years, the iconic Florida citrus industry has been faced with challenges from devastating citrus greening to major hurricanes pummeling the state’s fruit groves. Today, members of the industry are doubling down on their commitment to ensure citrus and juice products remain synonymous wi...

Honest Tea Launching Line of Organic Cold Brew Coffees

09/13/2019 5:03 PM

Honest – the makers of the nation’s top-selling organic bottled tea – is entering the red-hot cold brew coffee market, the company announced this week at the Natural Products Expo East tradeshow in Baltimore. Honest Cold Brew Coffee will be available in three flavors – Unsweet Black, Just a Tad S...

Wellbeing, Amplified: smartbeats by smartwater Explores the Science of Sound

09/12/2019 8:43 PM

Music, technology and hydration harmonize in smartbeats by smartwater, a first-of-its-kind audio toolkit designed to power the pursuit of holistic wellness. The premium water brand tapped musical innovator Chaz Bear (who records and performs as Toro y Moi) to produce four tracks to complement and...

The Coca-Cola Company Announces Timing of Third Quarter 2019 Earnings Release

09/11/2019 3:30 PM

ATLANTA, Sept. 11, 2019 – The Coca-Cola Company today announced it will release third quarter 2019 financial results on Oct. 18 before the New York Stock Exchange opens. The release will be followed by an investor conference call at 8:30 a.m. ET to discuss the results. The company invites investo...

Meet the Coca-Cola Six Pack of Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 Athletes

09/10/2019 2:19 PM

A diverse group of U.S. athletes will collectively serve as the face of the Coca-Cola brand leading up to and during the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. The “6-Pack” of athletes includes four Olympic champions (Caeleb Dressel, Swimming; Laurie Hernandez, Gymnastics; Alex Morgan, Soccer; and Simone Manu...

Coca-Cola System Rallies to Support Communities in Path of Hurricane Dorian

09/06/2019 3:40 PM

When natural disasters strike, Coca-Cola people are ready. In the path of Hurricane Dorian, teams from The Coca-Cola Company and a network of local Coca-Cola bottling partners have mobilized to support relief and recovery efforts for communities, customers and employees impacted by a slow-moving ...

The Coca-Cola Foundation Pledges $400,000 to The Salvation Army for Disaster Relief Efforts in the Bahamas

09/06/2019 5:00 AM

ATLANTA, Sept. 6, 2019 -- The Coca-Cola Company, its local bottling partners and The Coca-Cola Foundation are providing disaster relief assistance to communities in the Bahamas that have been impacted by Hurricane Dorian. The philanthropic arm of The Coca-Cola Company, Th...

Fanta Reinvents Itself for New Generation With Immersive, Fan-Driven Campaign

09/03/2019 8:51 PM

Fanta is much more than a beloved fruit-flavored sparkling brand. It’s truly “a thing”, thanks to a hyper-connected legion of fans, who take to social media to channel their creativity, originality and passion for self-expression. That’s the foundation of “It’s A Thing,” a new campaign that bring...

The Coca-Cola Company Announces Sustainability Presentation

09/03/2019 1:45 PM

ATLANTA, Sept. 3, 2019 – The Coca-Cola Company today announced that Bea Perez, Senior Vice President and Chief Communications, Public Affairs, Sustainability and Marketing Assets Officer, will discuss the company’s approach to sustainability and building a resilient business at an investor event ...

Taking Action to Address Animal Abuses at Fair Oaks Farms

08/30/2019 4:15 AM

Earlier this summer, we were devastated to see a video from Animal Recovery Mission showing acts of animal cruelty at Fair Oaks Farms. We care deeply about animal welfare, and these acts left everyone at Coca-Cola with heavy hearts. Any form of animal cruelty is unacceptable and against our ...

In Perfect Harmony: Pianos for Peace, Coca-Cola Use Power of Music to Unite and Uplift Atlanta

08/28/2019 4:19 PM

Malek Jandali is quietly tapping out the melody of “Twinkle Twinkle Little Star” on a baby grand his nonprofit, Pianos for Peace, has just delivered to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. The familiar lullaby may seem a bit elementary for an artist of Jandali’s renown, but entirely ...

Operations Leadership: Claudia Lorenzo

08/26/2019 5:17 PM

 Claudia Lorenzo President, ASEAN Business Unit The Coca-Cola Company Claudia Lorenzo is president of the ASEAN business unit of The Coca-Cola Company. Lorenzo, who joined the company in 1994, was appointed to this role in 2019. The ASEAN business unit is based in Singapore and has 11 countr...

Coke Invites Fans Into the Tiny Worlds of 14 Brands Through Mobile Content Platform

08/23/2019 5:27 PM

At Coca-Cola, big ideas can actually be small. Really small. The company recently tapped several “miniaturists” – artists who specialize in small-scale, dollhouse-like representations of life-sized landscapes and slices of life – to create 14 brand-specific “tiny worlds” for fans to experience ex...

The Coca-Cola Company Closes Sale of Iconic New York Building

08/23/2019 2:15 PM

ATLANTA, Aug. 23, 2019 – The Coca-Cola Company announced today that it has closed on the sale of 711 5th Ave., a New York retail and office building. The buyers are a partnership of Nightingale Properties and Wafra Capital Partners. The 19-floor, mixed-use property consists of 354,000 square feet...

Two Coca-Cola Bottlers Mark Major Milestones

08/14/2019 2:26 PM

A pair of Coca-Cola bottlers on opposite sides of the country are marking milestones this summer. Chattanooga Coca-Cola turned 120 years old on July 15, and Coca-Cola Bottling Company Santa Fe celebrated its centennial five days later. Chattanooga Coca-Cola became the world’s first Coca-Cola bott...

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