Coca-Cola Co is an American non-alcoholic beverage company. The company is primarily engaged in the production of carbonated soft drinks.
The global company also deals in manufacturing, marketing, and selling non-alcoholic beverages like water, enhanced water, sparkling water, sports drinks, beverages based on plants and leaves, juices, dairy, tea, coffee, and energy drinks.
It is one of the recognizable brands in the world.
Apart from Coca-Cola, some of the other popular brands under the company include:
• Diet Coke
• Coca-Cola Zero Sugar
• Minute Maid
• del Valle
• FUZE Tea
The global manufacturer's portfolio includes tea brands and water brands like Glaceau Vitaminwater, Glaceau SmartWater, ice dew, fuze tea, bonaque, gold peak, etc.
The company operates globally through the following geographic segments:
• North America
• Latin America
• Asia Pacific
In addition, Coca-Cola Co also operates through two other segments: Bottling Investments Group and Global Ventures.
The company has around 500 beverage brand banner, including 15+ billion-dollar brands.
The brands like Coca-cola, Fanta, sprite, and diet coke are reportedly among the top-five carbonated soft drinks in the world.
The global manufacturer claims to generate most of its revenue from sales outside the United States.
The name, Coca-Cola, reportedly comes from two primary ingredients used in production- coca leaves and a caffeine source, kola nuts.
Dr John Pemberton started the company's journey by serving the first iconic drink, Coca-Cola, at Jacob's Pharmacy in Atlanta, Georgia, on May 8, 1886. He sold off interests to various partners, including an Atlantan businessman Asa Griggs Candler, who later bought additional rights and acquired complete control of the company.
The company became a total beverage company in 1960 with the acquisition of Minute Maid.
Coca-Cola is listed on NASDAQ and the New York Stock Exchange. The stocks trade under the ticker 'KO'.
The global company is among various stock market indexes, including S&P 500, Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) and S&P 100 components.
The company claims to be among America's Best Employers and Best Employers for Diversity for 2021.
In addition, in 2020, it was also included in Best Employers for New Grads and Forbes Global 2000 list.
One Coca-Cola Plaza Atlanta, GA 30313