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Coke To Enter Myanmar For First Time In 60 Years

AP | CANDICE CHOI and MATTHEW PENNINGTON | Posted 06.15.2012 | Home

NEW YORK -- The Coca-Cola Co. plans to start selling its drinks in Myanmar for the first time in 60 years, following the U.S. government's decision to...

America: A Modern Imperialist

Misa Mori | Posted 08.14.2012 | Teen
Misa Mori

Widespread American culture is threatening cultural diversity. And while some nations resist the temptation of American wealth, these corporations still manage to pry their way through those barriers.

Coke Profits Off Egyptian Jew's Seized Property

Edwin Black | Posted 06.07.2012 | World
Edwin Black

For 15 years, Egyptian-Jewish businessman Refael Bigio has been battling a goliath corporate adversary, The Coca-Cola Company. Bigio charges that Coke...

Coke And McDonald's On Soda Ban: 'New Yorkers Deserve Better Than This'

Reuters | Posted 07.31.2012 | New York

* Coke says consumers already see calorie counts * McDonald's calls ban misguided * Bans in other places could follow By Martinne Gelle...

The Antisocial Valuation: Facebook vs. Greece

James Berman | Posted 07.22.2012 | Business
James Berman

A Greek company in the deep end of the contrarian pool is my preferred choice. Not because it has better growth prospects. It doesn't. But it has one thing FB lacks: It's priced right for the risk.

Donna Summer's Other Career (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 05.18.2012 | Business

Not only does disco owe a debt to Donna Summer; Madison Avenue does, too. Summer, who died of cancer at age 63 on Thursday, was a major contributor...

Coca-Cola To Test Mid-Calorie Sodas, Again

AP | CANDICE CHOI | Posted 07.14.2012 | Home

NEW YORK — The Coca-Cola Co. is giving mid-calorie sodas another try, this time with Sprite and Fanta. The Atlanta-based company says it will t...

Unsung Heroes: Corporate Sustainability Officers

Mark Tercek | Posted 07.11.2012 | Business
Mark Tercek

Today, the drivers of environmental action go deeper than philanthropic motives, or doing the right thing. For a growing number of companies, "going green" is now a core business strategy.

Congressional Letter-Writing Campaign Helps Torpedo Voluntary Food Marketing Guidelines for Kids

The Sunlight Foundation | Posted 07.02.2012 | Politics
The Sunlight Foundation

While the proposed voluntary principles set for food marketers are ambitious and would take time to put into place, the public health stakes could not be higher.

Nicki Minaj, Skrillex, A-Trak & More Team Up With Pepsi

The Huffington Post | Crystal Bell | Posted 05.02.2012 | Entertainment

Forget battle of the boy bands. This summer, it's all about battle of the soda brands, as Pepsi and Coca-Cola will go head-to-head with new global ad ...

Coca-Cola Denies Major Acquisition Rumors

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 04.30.2012 | Business

-- Monster Beverage Corp.'s shares soared on Monday following a report that Coca-Cola Co. was considering buying the energy drink maker, but the worl...

These 10 Companies Control Basically Everything You Consume [GRAPHIC]

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 09.25.2014 | Business

It may be obvious that Corn Flakes and Frosted Flakes are both made by Kellogg's, but did you know that Hot Pockets and L'Oreal share a parent company...

A Dozen Sipping Rums To Challenge Your Preconceptions

Tony Sachs | Posted 12.18.2014 | Taste
Tony Sachs

For far too many imbibers, rum is something that comes in a bottle with a pirate on it, and should be followed by the words "and Coke." It breaks my heart, it really does.

Young Mother Dies From 2-Gallon-A-Day Coca-Cola Habit

AP | NICK PERRY | Posted 04.20.2012 | Crime

WELLINGTON, New Zealand -- Experts say a New Zealand woman's 2-gallon-a-day Coca-Cola habit probably contributed to her death, a conclusion that led t...

Time for Kochs to Resign from ALEC

Robert Greenwald and Jesse Lava | Posted 06.17.2012 | Politics
Robert Greenwald and Jesse Lava

Charles and David Koch appear to be pushing their right-wing ideology to the bitter end. And it's time for Americans to stop helping them. The Koch b...

Coca-Cola Sees Success In Energy Drinks, Bottled Water

AP | CANDICE CHOI | Posted 06.17.2012 | Home

NEW YORK — The Coca-Cola Co. is continuing to expand its reach worldwide and turning to a variety of smaller drink sizes to boost profits and ke...

ALEC Tries Humor as Defense

Bob Edgar | Posted 06.16.2012 | Politics
Bob Edgar

Last week, as tens thousands of Americans voiced our collective outrage at the work of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), a lobbying front underwritten by these and other major companies, they delivered a side-splitting response.

As Donors Flee, Corporate Front Group ALEC Whines That Critics Are Trying to "Eliminate Discourse"

Zaid Jilani | Posted 06.12.2012 | Politics
Zaid Jilani

The campaign to hold ALEC responsible represents the best combination of free speech and the free market. ALEC hates that, but that's because ALEC doesn't stand for the free market or free speech at all.

Buffett 2, Goldman 0

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 04.12.2012 | Business

Warren Buffett always seems to be one step ahead. Buffett, the billionaire CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, has recently come out looking like a major wi...

This Coke Machine Takes Hugs Instead Of Money

Posted 04.11.2012 | Business

A great hug can mean warmth, safety, comfort and a bunch of other mushy feelings. The only thing that could possible make it better? A free Coke. ...

Garage Sale Find Could Cost Coca-Cola Huge

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 04.09.2012 | Business

One man's trash is another man's $130 million Coca-Cola stock certificate. In 2008, the now-deceased Tony Marohn bought a number of documents at a...

Odwalla Recalls Chocolate Drink

AP | Posted 04.05.2012 | Home

ATLANTA -- Odwalla Inc. says it is voluntarily recalling its Odwalla Chocolate Protein Monster beverage because four customers who have peanut allergi...

Dan Froomkin

Move To Shame Corprations Funding Right-Wing Social Agenda Notches 2 Victories

HuffingtonPost.com | Dan Froomkin | Posted 04.05.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Succumbing to pressure from public interest groups, Coca Cola and Pepsico have severed their ties to the American Legislative Exchange C...

Why Coca-Cola Cut Its Ties With A Right-Wing Group

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 04.10.2012 | Business

Voter ID laws are quickly becoming a hot-button issue -- and Coca-Cola is jumping back from the heat. The soft-drink company has severed its ties w...

Good Guys Win One: With ALEC, Things Go Better Without Coke

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 06.04.2012 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

Heads up, Wal-Mart. Know who does a lot of shopping in your stores? People who have been victimized by ALEC policies: Poor people, minorities, and people who are working more and earning less.