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Coca-Cola Co. – Overview
Founded in 1894 by Asa Griggs Candler, Coca-Cola Co. is a corporation that specializes in the manufacture, retail and market of non-alcoholic beverage concentrates and still beverages. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia and incorporated in Wilmington, Delaware; the company operates through the Eurasia, Africa, Europe, North America, Latin America, Asia Pacific, Bottling Investments, and Corporate segments. The syrup concentrate is produced and then sold to bottlers all over the world. The brand has become so popular, that the Coca-Cola products can be found in almost every country on the globe.
What kind of products does Coca-Cola Co. sell?
The company manufactures and distributes the following non-alcoholic beverages: water, enhanced water, sports/energy drinks, juices, dairy, and plant – based beverages; teas and coffees. It also manufactures concentrates syrups, beverage bases, source waters, powders, and fountain syrups to fountain retailers, like restaurants and convenience stores. Coca-Cola Company provides its products via a network of company-owned or controlled bottling and distribution operators; or through independent bottling partners, distributors, wholesalers, and retailers.
Its main and best-selling brands are: Coca-Cola, Diet Coke/Coca-Cola Light, Coca-Cola Zero Sugar, Fanta, Sprite, Minute Maid, Georgia, Del Valle, Schweppes, Powerade, Aquarius, Minute Maid Pulpy, Glacéau Vitaminwater, Dasani, Simply, Gold Peak, FUZE TEA, Glacéau Smartwater, Ice Dew, Ayataka, and I LOHAS. However, its flagship product is Coca-Cola, which was invented by pharmacist John Stith Pemberton, in 1886; and was named the number one global brand in 2010.
In 2011, Coca-Cola’s advertising expenses accounted for a record of $3.256 billion1. Over the years, the company has sponsored a series of events from the sports, television or entertainment industries. In the sports segment, they sponsored the English Football League (EFL), the Australian Football League (AFL), the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR), as well as the Olympic Games, the FIFA World Cups, and UEFA European Championships.
In Television, they sponsored the American Idol (2002-2014) and the night talk show Rosa Parks; whereas in the entertainment section, the Coca-Cola Co. sponsored and provided beverage drinks to the following theme parks: the Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, SeaWorld Entertainment, Merlin Entertainment, Six Flags, and Universal Parks&Resorts.
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Coca-Cola Co. (KO), which now owns over 500 brands, has been a publicly traded company since the 1920s. It is listed on the NYSE stock exchange and it’s also a component of the prestigious DIJA, S&P 100, and S&P 500 stock market indexes. The company is also part of the Russell 1000 Index, and the Russell 1000 Growth Stock Index. You can trade the Coca-Cola Co. stock price or buy Coca-Cola stocks on TradeFw. We will ensure your CFD trading experience will be complete and stress-free.