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Coca-Cola Co.

Coke and BodyArmor announce new strategic relationship

Coke and BodyArmor announce new strategic relationship

ATLANTA — Coca-Cola Co. will acquire a minority ownership stake in the sports drink maker BodyArmor. As part of the deal, BodyArmor will gain access to Coca-Cola’s extensive bottling facilities, which should allow the brand to accelerate its growth. Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed. The BodyArmor investment will be part of the

Coca-Cola North America names new president

Coca-Cola North America names new president

ATLANTA — James Dinkins has been tabbed by the Coca-Cola Co. to succeed J. Alexander “Sandy” Douglas as president of Coca-Cola North America. Coca-Cola said Monday that Dinkins will become Coca-Cola North America president effective Jan. 1, 2018, and report to corporate president and chief executive officer James Quincey. Plans call for Sandy Douglas to retire

Coca-Cola debuts Sprite Cherry beverages

Coca-Cola debuts Sprite Cherry beverages

ATLANTA — The Coca-Cola Co. has added two new cherry-flavored products to its Sprite brand. Sprite Cherry and Sprite Cherry Zero combine the cool, crisp taste of the Sprite lemon-lime sparkling beverage with a splash of cherry flavor. Both products are clear, caffeine-free and made with 100% natural flavors. Coca-Cola noted that the new Sprite

It’s a tropical flavor redux for Sprite

It’s a tropical flavor redux for Sprite

ATLANTA — Coca-Cola Co.’s Sprite brand has brought back a tropical flavor from more than a decade ago with a new name, Sprite Tropical Mix, and a new look. Sprite Tropical Mix combines the Sprite lemon-lime taste with strawberry and pineapple flavors. The flavor combination is available for a limited time in a retro-inspired orange-on-white

Walmart, P&G still cream of crop

WILTON, Conn. – Walmart is the top retailer and Procter & Gamble Co. (P&G) is the top manufacturer in the 2015 PoweRanking from consulting firm Kantar ­Retail LLC. Each has led its respective category for more than a decade, noted Kantar, which launched the survey in the late 1990s with the aim of identifying industry