Coca-Cola worldwide and in India
The Coca-Cola Company is the world’s largest beverage company. Along with Coca-Cola, recognized as the world’s most-valuable brand, the Company markets four of the world’s top five soft drink brands, including Diet Coke, Fanta and Sprite and a wide range of other beverages, including water, juices and juice drinks, tea, coffee and sports drinks. Through one of the world’s largest beverage distribution system, consumers in more than 200 countries enjoy The Coca-Cola Company’s beverages at a rate exceeding 1.6 billion servings each day.
Coca-Cola in India is the country’s leading beverage Company with an unmatched portfolio of beverages. The Company manufactures and markets leading beverage brands like Coca-Cola, Thums Up, Fanta, Fanta Apple, Limca, Sprite, Maaza, Minute Maid, Burn, Kinley and Georgia range of tea coffee, Nestea and Fanta Fun Taste.
One of the early investors in India, the Coca-Cola system provides direct and indirect employment to more than 1, 50,000 people. The Coca-Cola System in India has more than 1 million retailers and our business has a multiplier effect on employment and earning opportunities. Coca-Cola in India is the largest domestic buyer of sugar and one of the top buyers of mango pulp. The Coca-Cola System in India business also positively impacts industries like Glass, Plastics, Resin Manufacturers, Sugar, Automobiles, White Goods Manufacturers, Banking etc.
The Coca-Cola Company has always placed high value on good citizenship. At the heart of business is a mission statement called the Coca-Cola Promise - “The Coca-Cola Company exists to benefit and refresh everyone that it touches.” This basic proposition entails that the Company’s business should refresh the markets, protect, preserve and enhance the environment and strengthen the community. Coca-Cola India provides extensive support for community programs across the country, with a focus on education, health and water conservation. The Company has installed more than 500 rain water harvesting structures in the country. The Company has also undertaken the rejuvenation and reconstruction of several traditional water bodies including check dams. We are also working towards providing clean drinking water to school children in Chennai and areas in West Bengal in partnership with Rotary International and UN Habitat respectively. The Company is committed to work with communities across India in its effort to contribute to mutual growth and development.