On Wednesday 22 February Coca-Cola Amatil announced the closure of its bottling factory in South Australia with the loss of around 180 jobs.
The closure of the bottling plant located in the inner-city Adelaide suburb of Thebarton is planned to close in 2019.
Coca-Cola Bottling Co Consolidated (CCBCC), an independent Coca-Cola bottler in the United States, has recently agreed to take on more distribution territory.
Since May 2014, CCBCC has taken on territory in 11 states and also purchased manufacturing facilities in Maryland, Ohio and Virginia.
The Coca-Cola Company has opened its first new plant in Bhaluka, Mymenshing in Bangladesh as part of a $74 million investment in the country.
Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages Ltd (HCCBL), the bottling arm of Coca-Cola's Bottling Investment Group (BIG), has announced the start of construction for its 25th plant in the country.
The Center for Science in the Public Interest has filed a lawsuit on 4 January in the federal court in California.
The Coca Cola Company recently agreed a deal to buy Anheuser-Busch InBev's 54.5% majority stake in their African bottling venture for $3.15 billion and hold onto it until it finds a new owner.
Coca-Cola intends to buy the stake global beer giant Anheuser-Busch InBev holds in Coca-Cola Beverages Africa, the two companies announced October 11, 2016. The proposed deal follows AB InBev's mega-takeover of SABMiller to create the world's biggest beer company.