Thanks to a smart early investment in the sports drink Bodyarmor, the late Kobe Bryant has given his estate a multimillion-dollar monster payday after Coca-Cola recently acquired full ownership of the company in a $5.6 billion cash deal.
The Coca-Cola Company said Monday it is “closely watching” the expanding use of a cannabis element in drinks, another sign cannabis and cannabis-infused products are getting more acceptance in mainstream culture and a harder look from long-established pillars of American business. The statement came after reports the beverage giant was in talks with a Canadian […]
Coca-Cola is shaking things up a bit with their beverage by adding something a little different. For the first time in 125 years the company is adding alcohol to the drink in their Japanese market, according to the NY Post. The drink called Chu-Hi is drink that, “is made with distilled beverage called shochu and […]
Two Black pastors from Washington, D.C. have filed a lawsuit against Coca-Cola and the American Beverage Association saying the organizations and “deceptive marketing” are destroying their communities more than street violence. Pastors William Lamar of the African Methodist Episcopal Church, and Delman Coates, from Mount Enon Church in Maryland, claim that the soda manufacturer’s campaign aims to confuse consumers about […]
ATLANTA (AP) — Andra Day wants to inspire people to rise up while drinking a Coke. The Grammy-nominated singer’s image and lyrics from her standout single “Rise Up” will appear exclusively on more than 40 million Coca-Cola cups at select McDonald’s throughout the country, Coke officials told The Associated Press on Monday. Day’s appearance on […]
NEW YORK (AP) — Coca-Cola wants Diet Coke fans to feel more like they’re drinking “the real thing.” The world’s largest beverage maker says it is giving cans and bottles of its flagship sodas a makeover, with plans to unify the appearance of regular Coke, Diet Coke, Coke Zero and Coke Life. Coca-Cola says cans […]
Rev. Jesse Jackson and his Operation PUSH organization, now known as the Rainbow/PUSH Coalition have staged several boycotts against major businesses based on their lack of investment in the African-American community. One such boycott took place August 10, 1981 against Coca-Cola, which led the beverage giant to donate over $34 million to Black-owned businesses and […]
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