The Coca-Cola Company
The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE: KO) is a total beverage company, offering over 500 brands in more than 200 countries and territories. In addition to the company’s Coca-Cola brands, our portfolio includes some of the world’s most valuable beverage brands, such as AdeS soy-based beverages, Ayataka green tea, Dasani waters, Del Valle juices and nectars, Fanta, Georgia coffee, Gold Peak teas and coffees, Honest Tea, innocent smoothies and juices, Minute Maid juices, Powerade sports drinks, Simply juices, smartwater, Sprite, vitaminwater and ZICO coconut water. We’re constantly transforming our portfolio, from reducing sugar in our drinks to bringing innovative new products to market. We’re also working to reduce our environmental impact by replenishing water and promoting recycling. With our bottling partners, we employ more than 700,000 people, helping bring economic opportunity to local communities worldwide. Learn more at Coca-Cola Journey at www.coca-colacompany.com and follow us on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and LinkedIn.
About Coca-Cola India
Coca-Cola India, is one of the country’s leading beverage companies, offering a range of healthy, safe, high quality, refreshing beverage options to consumers. Ever since its re-entry in 1993, the Company has gone on to establish an unmatched portfolio of beverages, refreshing consumers with its leading beverage brands like Coca-Cola, Coca-Cola Zero, Diet Coke, Thums Up, Fanta, Fanta Green Mango, Limca, Sprite, Sprite Zero, VIO Flavored Milk, Maaza, Minute Maid range of juices, Georgia and Georgia Gold range of hot and cold tea and coffee options, Kinley and Bonaqua packaged drinking water, Kinley Club Soda and BURN energy drink. The Company along with its bottling partners, through a strong network of over 2.6 million retail outlets, touches the lives of millions of consumers. Its brands are some of the most preferred and most sold beverages in the country.
The Coca-Cola system in India has already invested $2 billion till 2011, since its re-entry into India. The company will be investing another $5 billion till the year 2020. The Coca-Cola system in India directly employs over 25,000 people including those on contract. The system has created indirect employment for more than 1,50,000 people in related industries through its vast procurement, supply and distribution system. We strive to ensure that our work environment is safe and inclusive and that there are plentiful opportunities for our people in India and across the world.
With an enduring commitment to building sustainable communities, our Company is focused on initiatives that reduce our environmental footprint, support active, healthy living, create a safe, inclusive work environment for our associates, and contribute to the development of the communities where we operate. Some of the Company’s flagship community development programmes include the “Support My School” programme, the “Parivartan” retailer training programme, women empowerment as a part of the global 5BY20 campaign etc. To know more about our sustainability initiatives click here
TCCC re-entered the Indian market post the economic liberalisation of 1991 and established Coca-Cola India Private Limited (CCIPL) as its wholly-owned subsidiary in 1992. The entities that comprise the Coca-Cola System in India are:
Coca-Cola India Pvt Ltd is a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Coca-Cola which manufactures and sells concentrate and beverage bases and powdered beverage mixes. A Company-owned bottling entity, namely, Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages Pvt Ltd, thirteen licensed bottling partners of The Coca-Cola Company, who are authorised to prepare, package, sell and distribute beverages under certain specified trademarks of The Coca-Cola Company; and an extensive distribution system comprising of our customers, distributors and retailers are the other pillars of this system.
Coca-Cola India Private Limited sells concentrate and beverage bases to authorised bottlers. These authorised bottlers independently develop local markets and distribute beverages to grocers, small retailers, supermarkets, restaurants and numerous other businesses. In turn, these customers make our beverages available to consumers across India.