Know Your Company : Coca-Cola India 

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    Coca-Cola India Pvt Ltd is a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Coca-Cola. A Company-owned bottling entity, namely, Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages Pvt Ltd, thirteen licensed bottling partners of The Coca-Cola Company, who are authorised to prepare, package, sell and distribute beverages under certain specified trademarks of The Coca-Cola Company.

    Coca-Cola in India is one of the country’s leading beverage companies, offering a range of beverage options to consumers. Since its re-entry in 1993, the company has been selling its beverage products, namely Coca-Cola, Coca-Cola Zero, Diet Coke, Thums Up, Thums Up Charged, Thums Up Charged No Sugar, Fanta, Limca, Sprite, Sprite Zero, Maaza, VIO flavoured milk, Minute Maid range of juices, Minute Maid Smoothie and Minute Maid Vitingo, Georgia range of hot and cold tea and coffee options, Aquarius and Aquarius Glucocharge, Schweppes, smartwater, Kinley and Bonaqua packaged drinking water and Kinley Club Soda.

    The Company along with its owned bottling operation and other bottling partners, through a strong network of over 2.6 million retail outlets, touches the lives of millions of consumers, at a rate of more than 500 servings per second. Its brands are some of the most preferred and most sold beverages in the country – Thums Up and Sprite – being the top two selling sparkling beverages.

    The Coca-Cola India system provides direct employment to 25,000 people and indirect employment to more than 150,000 people. The Coca-Cola system in India is contributing in its own small way to building sustainable communities through community initiatives like Support My School, VEER, Parivartan and Unnati and by reducing its own environmental footprint.

    The Coca-Cola system in India has already invested $2 billion till 2011, since its re-entry into India. The company will be investing another $5 billion till the year 2020.