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Coca-Cola Suspends Controversial Campaign, Apologizes

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Jan 28, 2014
Officials from Coca-Cola announced Tuesday that they have removed a social media campaign that came under fire this week for allowing users to personalize cans of Coke with text, but banned them from using the word "gay."

Gay Activists Protest Coca-Cola’s Involvement in Sochi Olympics

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Dec 24, 2013
LGBT rights activists in London held a protest on Sunday against the Coca-Cola company for its sponsorship of the Sochi Olympics.

Corporate Sponsors Against Sochi Games Boycott

By Jason St. Amand | Friday Aug 16, 2013
In the wake of the controversy surrounding Russia’s "homosexual propaganda" law, Coca-Cola and McDonald’s, two huge sponsors for the 2014 Winter Olympics, released statements condemning the measure but say the Games should still be held in Sochi, Russia.

Coca-Cola and PepsiCo Losing Their Fizz in the Marketplace

By Candice Choi | Saturday Jul 27, 2013
It seems that not even Beyonce or new, lower-calorie options can convince Americans to drink more soda. Coca-Cola Co., PepsiCo Inc. and Dr Pepper Snapple Group Inc. all sold less soda in the second quarter in North America

Coca-Cola Takes on Obesity in New Ad Campaign

By Candice Choi | Monday Jan 21, 2013
Coca-Cola responds with an ad campaign that addresses the public’s growing concern about high-sugar beverages.

Studies Firmly Tie Sugary Drinks to Obesity

By MARILYNN MARCHIONE | Saturday Oct 13, 2012
New research powerfully strengthens the case against soda and other sugary drinks as culprits in the obesity epidemic.

Will.i.am and Coca-Cola Make High-End Home Design

Saturday Aug 11, 2012
In hopes of giving products made from recycled materials a little more cachet, musician will.i.am and The Coca-Cola Co. are partnering to make a line of clothing and gear called Ekocycle.

Soda Companies Seek New Sweet Spot

By CANDICE CHOI | Wednesday Aug 1, 2012
Coke and Pepsi are chasing after the sweet spot: a soda with no calories, no artificial sweeteners and no funny aftertaste.

Half of Americans Drink Soda Daily

By MIKE STOBBE,AP Medical Writer | Saturday Sep 3, 2011
Half of Americans drink a soda or sugary beverage each day - and some are downing a lot. One in 20 people drinks the equivalent of more than four cans of soda each day.

Coca Cola Plans $4 Billion Investment in China

Friday Aug 19, 2011
Coca Cola Co. said Thursday it plans to invest $4 billion in China as food brands scramble to expand in its fast-growing consumer market.