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Rappler's latest stories on Coca-cola


Coca-Cola says it's pausing social media advertising

Jun 27, 2020 - 9:54 AM

Coca-Cola will use the pause to "reassess our advertising policies to determine whether revisions are needed," CEO James Quincey says

PAUSING SOCIAL MEDIA ADS. Bottles of Coca-Cola are pictured at a branch of Asda in north London, on April 27, 2018. File photo by Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP

Coca-Cola Philippines stays true to its mission of uplifting the lives of Filipinos

May 11, 2020 - 7:08 PM

For 108 years, Coca-Cola Philippines has continuously refreshed the world and made a difference

Coca-Cola sees Q2 hit from public venue closures

Apr 21, 2020 - 10:45 PM

Coca-Cola's 1st quarter sales get a boost from consumers stocking up during lockdowns, but it expects 2nd quarter results to suffer as public venues are not operating

#WorldWithoutWaste: Coca-Cola’s mission to make the world a sustainable place to live in

Mar 04, 2020 - 2:53 PM

The company is starting in their own backyard – by reducing their plastic waste

Coke Studio continues to advocate for environmental protection

Dec 23, 2019 - 11:38 AM

They aim to educate the youth on the importance of recycling in each concert and roadshow event organized

Robredo’s Angat Buhay donates P4.58-million relief to Tisoy victims in Bicol

Dec 10, 2019 - 9:06 AM

Angat Buhay and its partner organizations donate sacks of rice, hygiene kits, and an undisclosed amount of financial assistance to typhoon-hit areas in the region

HELP AFTER TISOY. Vice President Leni Robredo hands out the hygiene kits in communities in Albay and Sorsogon, where her office extended relief assistance to families affected by the typhoon. Photo by Charlie Villegas/OVP

Coca-Cola Philippines lays out sustainability map

Jun 11, 2019 - 3:47 PM

Coca-Cola Philippines responds to the country's plastic waste crisis with a roadmap that ultimately leads to 'closing the loop' or preventing the generation of waste through recycling

CIRCULAR ECONOMY. Coca-cola Philippines hits 2 birds with 1 stone by recycling used bottles: helping reduce pollution and generating new bottles as well as other materials like plastic chairs. Photo from Shutterstock

Coca-Cola to invest in P1-billion recycling facility in the Philippines

Jun 09, 2019 - 5:15 PM

Coca-Cola's bottling arm in the Philippines says it recognizes that 'there is a packaging waste problem in the world today,' and it wants to be 'part of the solution for the long haul'

Bottles of Coca-Cola are pictured at a branch of Asda in north London, on April 27, 2018. - 42 firms, responsible for 80 percent of plastic packaging sold in Britain, have signed up to a pact that aims to tackle plastic pollution over the next seven years through a series of measures. (Photo by Daniel LEAL-OLIVAS / AFP)

Coke Studio Christmas Concert reset to early 2019

Dec 08, 2018 - 11:40 AM

The concert on December 7 had to be cut short due to the 'unsafe behavior' of some members of the audience

Coca-Cola FEMSA Philippines: A leader in sustainability

Nov 30, 2018 - 7:00 AM

KOFPH partners with First Gen to power four more Coca-Cola bottling facilities with clean energy

Father of 2 jailed in France for feeding them only cake and Coca-Cola

Oct 25, 2018 - 3:47 PM

'There was no fridge, the children slept on a mattress without covers and there were no toys... Their father fed them on cakes and coke,' says a deputy public prosecutor

Coca-Cola looking at cannabis-infused drinks

Sep 18, 2018 - 8:49 AM

Coca-Cola says it is is 'closely watching the growth of non-psychoactive CBD (cannabidiol) as an ingredient in functional wellness beverages around the world'

Coca-Cola buys coffee chain Costa for £3.9B

Aug 31, 2018 - 4:04 PM

'Hot beverages is one of the few remaining segments of the total beverage landscape where Coca-Cola does not have a global brand,' says Coca-Cola chief executive James Quincey

PepsiCo taps healthier drinks market with SodaStream deal

Aug 21, 2018 - 2:55 PM

PepsiCo and arch-rival Coca-Cola have been diversifying away from their mainstay sodas in part to counter the onset of anti-obesity sugar taxes around the world

Where’s our Coca-Cola? Fast food chains still offer iced tea

Aug 03, 2018 - 2:32 PM

(UPDATED) Coca-Cola FEMSA clarifies, saying it is 'optimistic' it will stabilize the supply of Coke Original taste 'in the next few weeks'

Multinationals are top plastic polluters in the Philippines – report

Jun 02, 2018 - 12:41 PM

'It's time we hold these companies accountable. They cannot continue raking in money and then passing on the responsibility and costs of cleaning their mess to cities and Filipino taxpayers,' says environmentalist Froilan Grate

Coca Cola FEMSA refutes it was busting workers' union

Feb 19, 2018 - 8:18 PM

'This restructuring has been a very difficult decision. We have the utmost respect for our employees and we have strived for fairness in executing every facet of our reorganization,' says Coca-Cola FEMSA statement

Coca Cola FEMSA workers: 'Union busting real reason for lay-off'

Feb 16, 2018 - 5:20 PM

Alfredo Marañon, national leader for Federation and Cooperation of Cola, Beverage, and Allied Industry Unions, says that the reason for the lay-off was not discussed properly with union leaders

RETRENCHED. Worker of Coca-Cola Philippines held a press conference on the retrenchment of about 600 employees due to a "change" in business model. Photo courtesy of SENTRO

Perpuseru mentransformasi perpustakaan menjadi tempat meraih mimpi

Dec 23, 2017 - 9:08 AM

Tersedianya fasilitas perpustaakaan serta internet secara gratis, membuat masyarakat di desa menjadi mudah mendapatkan informasi. Kemajuan teknologi komunikasi dan informasi digunakan sebagai peluang membuka usaha

Agar masyarakat yang tinggal di daerah ikut merasakan kemajuan teknologi, maka Perpuseru didirikan sebagai tempat belajar berbasis teknologi informasi dan komunikasi. Foto oleh Fanny Sara/Rappler

CA affirms conviction in 2004 murder of Coca-Cola exec Chua-Sy

Aug 21, 2017 - 12:26 PM

A careful examination of the records shows that there was conspiracy among the accused appellants since each of them played a role in the commission of the crime the CA s ruling says

AFFIRMATION. Court of Appeals upholds trial court ruling sentencing to life imprisonment 19 individuals behind the kidnapping-murder of Betty Chua-Sy. File photo from the CA website

Coca-Cola Amatil Indonesia menjajaki investasi di Indonesia Timur

Mar 14, 2017 - 11:06 AM

Coca Cola Amatil Indonesia CCAI membuka secara resmi fasilitas Packaging Service Division PSD di Pandaan Jawa Timur pekan lalu

Prosesi peresmian fasilitas Packaging Service Division (PSD) di Pandaan, Jawa Timur, Kamis, 9 Maret. Foto oleh Coca Cola Amatil Indonesia/Image Dynamics.

#TagahatidPasko: A Christmas concert for unsung heroes

Dec 03, 2016 - 5:34 PM

Coca Cola pays tribute to those who have to work over the holidays The broadcast begins 4 pm

Coca-Cola PH plans to invest $1B more in PH

Dec 02, 2016 - 6:25 PM

The investment – over a period of 5 years – will help expand its supply chain and commercial footprint in the Philippines

Chinese Coca-Cola workers strike over asset sale

Nov 24, 2016 - 11:23 PM

The Coca Cola bottling plant workers fear that they will lose their jobs or pay under the state owned employer one striking employee says

COCA-COLA. Two workers walk pass the gate of the Coca-Cola Shanxi Beverages Company in Taiyuan, northeast China's Shanxi province on April 30, 2012. File photo by AFP

Falling international sales continue to dog Coca-Cola

Jul 28, 2016 - 1:30 PM

The company says its bottom line was affected by the strong dollar s impact on earnings from countries with weak currencies

epa04687363 Indonesian workers stand near the Coca-Cola products in the Coca Cola Amatil Indonesia (CCAI) Cikekodan Plant in Bekasi, West Java, Indonesia, 31 March 2015. According to reports, the company will build a new plant in Cikedokan with planned investments worth 500 million US dollars to accelerate growth in Indonesian market in the next three to four years. EPA/BAGUS INDAHONO

Top 10 companies 'Filipinos want to work for' in 2016

Jul 27, 2016 - 4:55 PM

Jobstreet asks over 14 000 Filipinos which company they want to work for Here are the top 10

PROFITABILITY. Jobstreet notes that a company's profitability is one of the top factors when choosing an employer. In the photo is SMC President and COO Ramon Ang (front row, 2nd from left, seated). Photo by Chrisee Dela Paz/Rappler

Ransell learns #LifeSkills

Jan 23, 2016 - 9:30 AM

Thanks to an after school program a 9 year old achiever learned how to make friends be a better leader and more

WATCH: 4 teenagers granted their loved ones’ wishes this Christmas

Dec 29, 2015 - 5:22 PM

A simple gesture can become a moment of a lifetime

IN PHOTOS: Royals claim first win in final day of IPTL Manila leg

Dec 08, 2015 - 9:00 PM

The OBI UAE Royals win a close thriller over the OUE Singapore Slammers on the final day of the 2015 IPTL Manila leg

WOMEN'S SINGLES. Ana Ivanovic serves the ball for the OBI UAE Royals. Photo by Josh Albelda / Rappler

Coca-Cola Cup harks back to yesterday while building football's future

Dec 07, 2015 - 6:59 PM

A new football program recalls the Coke Go For Goal program of the eighties while helping mold new talent

Juliana Macarubbo (white) battles for possession with Junalyn Espritu in red. Photo by Bob Guerrero/Rappler

The power of a wish this Christmas

Dec 01, 2015 - 3:35 PM

What do you wish for this holiday season?

Learning beyond the books

Oct 23, 2015 - 7:09 PM

In a program called Coordinates For Life public school students learn necessary skills that they can use now and for the future

Aquino: Women are better partners for inclusive growth

Sep 17, 2015 - 1:49 PM

Harnessing the talents and potential of all women can bring about inclusive progress sooner rather than later the President says

President Benigno S. Aquino III delivers his speech during the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Women and the Economy 2015 Fora Public Private Dialogue on Women and the Economy (PPDWE) at the Reception Hall of the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC) in Pasay City on Thursday (September 17, 2015). With theme: “Women as Prime Movers of Inclusive Growth.” The PPDWE supports the Policy Partnership on Women and the Economy (PPWE) by gathering more participation from multi-sector key players from the private sector, academia, and civil society for dialogue and exchange of learning and best endeavors to advance gender integration, gender equality and women’s economic empowerment agenda in APEC. (Photo by Joseph Vidal / Malacañang Photo Bureau)

Aquino: Gov't focused on economic emancipation of women

Mar 25, 2015 - 2:36 PM

President Benigno Aquino III hails the contribution of women sari sari store and carinderia owners to the Philippine economy

WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS. President Benigno Aquino III honors women entrepreneurs for their contribution to the country's economic growth. Malacañang Photo Bureau

2014 top 10 Youtube ads in PH

Feb 04, 2015 - 9:40 AM

Find out which Youtube ads caught the attention and interest of netizens in 2014

#SariSaringHappiness: a red and white holiday

Nov 09, 2014 - 1:04 PM

Coca Cola ushers in Christmas with a program for women entrepreneurs a new packaging innovation and up cycled parols

Coca-Cola FEMSA PH to invest $500M in Visayas, Mindanao

Nov 03, 2014 - 7:34 PM

Following its Laguna manufacturing facility expansion Coca Cola is bent on expanding its distribution network in the Visayas and Mindanao by 2015

US beverage giants vow to cut calories to fight obesity

Sep 24, 2014 - 2:47 PM

Coca Cola PepsiCo and Dr Pepper Snapple pledged to provide smaller sized bottles and more water and other low or no calorie beverages to the market to help bring down per person consumption of their high sugar drinks

A staff member stacks shelves with Coca-Cola products at a supermarket in Yangon, Myanmar, 21 June 2012. Lynn Bo Bo/EPA

Conversation: #ShareACoke

Aug 25, 2014 - 11:35 AM

Rappler and Coca Cola Philippines held a conversation where people shared with us the names and the stories behind them that have made you happy

WHAT MAKES YOU WANT TO #SHAREACOKE? Join the conversation on Saturday, August 27. Graphic by Raffy De Guzman

Coke buys $2.15 billion stake in Monster

Aug 15, 2014 - 3:29 PM

The deal locks in for the soft drink giant a share of the energy drink market where its own brands have lagged far behind Monster Energy and rival Red Bull

$200,000 a share: Buffett's Berkshire hits record high

Aug 15, 2014 - 1:26 PM

The priciest on US markets Berkshire shares got even more expensive for investors in a 7 5 climb – less than 8 years after breaking the 100 000 barrier

12th TAYO Awards searches for outstanding youth groups

Jun 11, 2014 - 8:02 PM

The Ten Accomplished Youth Organizations TAYO Awards accepts entries from interested youth groups organisations and clubs that are composed of at least 15 members more than half of which must be between 15 to 30 years old

PINOY YOUTH. The TAYO Awards recognizes the outstanding contributions of Filipino youth groups to their respective communities through meaningful projects that address relevant needs or opportunities. Photo from Coca-Cola, TAYO Foundation

#PugadBaboy: Burger joint con

May 24, 2014 - 5:00 AM

PBA, Coca-Cola launch 3rd Youngstars program

Mar 28, 2014 - 12:16 AM

Grassroots program Coca Cola PBA Youngstars returns for a third run aiming to reach out to more than 7 000 aspiring ballers across the nation

YOUNGSTARS RETURN. Atty. Adel Tamano (L) and PBA Commissioner Chito Salud (R) sign the agreement for the third Coca-Cola PBA Youngstars. Photo by Jane Bracher/Rappler

Philippines bid to set world record for biggest 'woman' symbol

Mar 08, 2014 - 2:41 PM

The women s symbol puts a spotlight on how women are poised to become the social and economic powerhouses of the future says Coca Cola Adel Tamano

PBA: 'Man Mountain' Ali Peek retires

Feb 26, 2014 - 7:00 PM

16 year PBA veteran big man Ali Peek announces his retirement on Twitter

MAN MOUNTAIN. Ali Peek attempts to block a shot by June Mar Fajardo. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

Beyond CSR: 10 eco-friendliest companies

Feb 21, 2014 - 7:30 PM

The award is given by the DENR to companies that make environmental protection an integral part of their operations

SEAL OF APPROVAL. The DENR awards 10 companies with a seal of approval for their environmental initiatives. Background from DENR website

Coca-Cola hit by disappointing sales, weak outlook

Feb 19, 2014 - 10:59 AM

The US beverage maker says weak economic conditions pinched consumption leading to a dip in its profits

The Coca-Cola headquarters in Atlanta. Photo courtesy of AFP