This is one of the most famous drinks brand in the world, and engages in the production, marketing and distribution of a large range of non-alcoholic drinks. These range from sparkling beverages and still drinks. The company produces concentrate, which is then sold to licensed Coca-Cola bottlers throughout the world. These bottlers hold exclusive contracts with the company, and produce the finished product in cans and bottle from the concentrate combined with filtered water and sweeteners. These are then sold, distributed and merchandise Coco-Cola to retail stores and machines.
It also provides restaurants and immediate consumption outlets with fountain products. They sell and distributes the products directly to retail stores and outlets around the globe. Sales of these sparkling beverages were approximately 83% of total net sales during the fiscal year which ended January 1 2012, and still sales were approximately 17% of total net sales the same fiscal year. The company was founded in 1902, and is currently based in Charlotte, North Carolina.Trade CCE