China Drives Growth for Coca-Cola

Global beverage giant Coca-Cola recently released its 2014 second quarter and year-to-date 2014 operating results. The company’s second-quarter global unit case volume increased by 3 percent, as growth of sparkling beverages worldwide accelerated to 2 percent in volume. Despite relatively modest development in the worldwide beverage market, Coca-Cola has gained market value share in the

Hangzhou Wahaha Group, China’s Largest Beverage Company (Company Profile)

OVERVIEW Hangzhou Wahaha Group: Founded in 1987 in Zhejiang province, Wahaha (the sound of laughter in Chinese) is China’s largest beverage company. The company has over 150 subsidiaries in 29 provinces, with total assets of 30 billion yuan [US$4.83 billion] and 30,000 employees (as of early 2013). The company produces milk drinks, carbonated soft drinks,

Coca-Cola “targeted” by China in hack ahead of acquisition attempt

Chinese hackers have been blamed for infiltrating confidential systems within Coca-Cola for more than a month, Bloomberg has reported. The fizzy drink firm was breached in 2009 when a malicious link was emailed to a senior executive. Hackers were able to spend a month operating undetected, logging commercially sensitive information. The US Securities and Exchange