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2009-06-11 12:40:37

On Wednesday, the Venezuelan government ordered Coca-Cola Co. to remove its Coke Zero beverage from the South American nation, claiming it poses an unspecified threat to health. The decision was made after an influx of nationalizations and a close critical examination of businesses in South America's leading oil exporter. Health Minister Jesus Mantilla insists that the zero-calorie Coke Zero no longer be sold and that stocks of the drink should be removed from stores while the government...

2009-06-10 15:01:00

NEENAH, Wis., June 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Plexus Corp. (Nasdaq: PLXS), announced today that it is partnering with The Coca-Cola Company to manufacture Coca-Cola Freestyle(TM), a new proprietary fountain dispenser that utilizes innovative technology to dispense more than 100 different branded sparkling and still beverages from a single freestanding unit. The Coca-Cola Company will leverage Plexus' global supply chain, manufacturing solutions and expertise in engineering services to...

2009-06-04 09:00:00

- Airline Adds Popular Citrus Beverage to Industry's Largest On-Board Drinks Line-Up - ORLANDO, Fla., June 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AAI), today announced that it is adding popular citrus beverage, Fresca(R), onboard all flights, effective today. The calorie free drink will become the 21st beverage of The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE: KO) available complimentary to all passengers. "AirTran Airways continues to delight and surprise...

2009-04-03 07:00:00

- Complimentary glaceau vitaminwater Provided to Fans on the Way to the Big Game - ATLANTA, April 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AAI), and the Coca-Cola Company (NYSE: KO) announced today that fans heading to the big games in Detroit this weekend will be well hydrated thanks to vitaminwater and Atlanta's low-fare leader. Passengers flying from Atlanta to Detroit on AirTran Airways today will be served complimentary vitaminwater...

2009-03-18 07:00:00

NEW YORK, March 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Coca-Cola is now the official soft drink of the U.S. National Whitewater Center. These days, when you finish that wild ride on the rapids you can relax with a refreshing Coca-Cola. Getting ready to tackle the rock wall at the Center? You can enjoy a Coke Zero while contemplating your moves. Amp up with a Vault before hitting the mountain bike trail and achieve your best time yet! No matter what adventure awaits you at the U.S. National Whitewater...

2009-01-29 08:00:00

Klum Joins The Heart Truth Campaign, Sponsored by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute ATLANTA, Jan. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the second straight year, Diet Coke has tapped Heidi Klum as its heart health ambassador in support of The Heart Truth campaign, a national effort sponsored by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) to educate women about the risks of heart disease. This year, Diet Coke's involvement in The Heart Truth will include sponsorship of The...

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2009-01-15 16:16:09

The consumer group Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) announced on Thursday that it had filed a class action lawsuit against Coca-Cola Co., saying the company is making deceptive health claims about its Vitaminwater products. The lawsuit was filed on Wednesday in U.S. District Court in the Northern District of California, and comes just weeks after regulators warned the company about its marketing practices. In a suit the world's largest soft drink maker called "ridiculous",...

2008-12-29 09:02:00

Wind Will Power the Way This New Year's Eve; Move Followed by 100 Percent of Neighbors NEW YORK, Dec. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Coca-Cola Company's iconic red billboard in New York City's Times Square is going "green" in time for New York's famous New Year's celebration. Coca-Cola is leading a unanimous eco-friendly shift to wind power among 30 billboards that tower over the world's most recognizable intersection. Coca-Cola was the first company to select clean, renewable...

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2008-12-23 14:47:54

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said that Coca-Cola Co's claims that its Diet Coke Plus include a variety of vitamins and minerals, does not meet the agency's standards. "The FDA does not consider it appropriate to fortify snack foods such as carbonated beverages," the agency said in a December 10 letter to the beverage giant released on Tuesday. The letter also said that the label on the product does not include the additional amounts of nutrients included in the "plus" products as the...

2008-10-31 12:00:21

ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc. , today announced that it will add vitaminwater focus, a new variety, to its inflight beverage options effective immediately. With the new addition, AirTran Airways is the first airline to offer three flavors of complimentary vitaminwater, a beverage produced by The Coca-Cola Company, onboard all flights. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081031/NY43162 ) "AirTran Airways...


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