The merger comes as Coca-Cola is confronting a decline in fizzy-drinks sales, especially in developed markets. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Three of Europe’s main bottlers of Coca-Cola products are to combine in a $27 billion deal to simplify manufacturing at the world’s largest drink make(...)

Higher drink prices have helped Coca-Cola weather stagnant sales overseas and changing consumer tastes in the US, where soda sales have declined over the past decade. Photograph: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg

Coca-Cola, the world’s largest soft drinks company, posted second-quarter profit that beat analysts’ estimates after increasing prices and cutting exp(...)

Coca-Cola shares slid 3.4 per cent this year, a steeper drop than rival Pepsi’s 0.1 per cent dip. The Standard and Poor’s 500 Index gained 2.7 percent in that period.

Billionaire investor Warren Buffett, Coca-Cola top shareholder, appeared at the company’s annual meeting to offer a shot of happiness in a tough perio(...)

Speaking at a breakfast hosted by the Irish Chamber of Commerce of Atlanta, Taoiseach Enda Kenny sold the recovery story to a group of business people from the city’s biggest businesses: UPS, Delta Airlines, Coca-Cola and Oldcastle, the US subsidiary of cement group CRH.  File photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin

Taoiseach Enda Kenny attended a ceremony commemorating Fr Thomas O’Reilly, the Cavan priest who saved Atlanta’s churches and city hall from being burn(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny

Simon Carswell in AtlantaTaoiseach Enda Kenny started his St Patrick’s Day trip to the United States by telling an audience of businesspeople in Atlan(...)

The world’s largest beverage company is confronting mounting concerns over obesity and artificial sweeteners

Coca-Cola, the world’s largest beverage company, reported fourth-quarter profit that beat analysts’ estimates, helped by cost-cutting efforts and a sh(...)

Coca-Cola, the world’s largest beverage company, embarked on a plan to cut $3 billion in annual expenses by 2019 after a global slump in sales volume (...)

 Coca-Cola said it is making a cash payment of $2.15 billion for a 16.7 per cent stake in Monster Beverage Corp as the company seeks to expand into faster-growing categories like energy drinks. Photograph: Sam Mircovich/Reuters

Coca-Cola, the world’s largest beverage company, agreed to swap some brands and buy a 17 per cent stake in Monster Beverage for about $2.15 billion, (...)

Revenue fell 4 per cent to $10.58 billion during the quarter under review.

Coca-Cola reported better-than-expected quarterly revenue as strong sales in China more than offset a drop in Europe and flat volumes in North(...)

Coca-Cola, the world’s largest beverage company, said today that fourth-quarter profit fell 8.4 per cent and announced a new cost-cutting prog(...)