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Coke Would Like The World To Buy The Idea That Soda Is Healthy

Associated Press | Erin Schumaker | Posted 11.24.2015 | Healthy Living

NEW YORK (AP) -- A nonprofit founded to combat obesity says the $1.5 million it received from Coke has no influence on its work. But emails obtained ...

Out of Our Digital Daze: Aligning Top-Down and Bottom-Up Marketing

Tom Doctoroff | Posted 11.09.2015 | Business
Tom Doctoroff

The communications industry is at a disorienting crossroad, with two concurrent models competing for minds and resources.

Oops! Coke Apologizes After Getting Busted Spending Millions to Manipulate Science

Dr. Harold Goldstein | Posted 08.25.2015 | Business
Dr. Harold Goldstein

Like a cat caught with the pet canary in its mouth, the world's largest beverage company has guilt written all over its face. With little feathers still floating all over the house, Coca-Cola wants us to believe it is filled with remorse for spending millions of dollars manipulating science.

Coca-Cola's Latest Environmental Victory Is More Complicated Than It Seems

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 08.25.2015 | Business

Something as simple as water winds up becoming immensely complicated in the hands of a multinational corporation like Coca-Cola. On Tuesday, the comp...

Coca-Cola Is Working Hard To Blame Obesity On Lack Of Exercise

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 08.11.2015 | Healthy Living

Coca-Cola is working hard to blame obesity on anything but a poor diet. According to The New York Times, the soda company donated heavily to...

The Sugar In A Soda Can Also Make This Giant Lollipop

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 08.10.2015 | Healthy Living

You've probably heard that there's a tad too much sugar in juices, soft drinks and even coconut water. But do you know what they look like once the w...

10 Surprising Facts You Never Knew About Coca-Cola

The Daily Meal | Posted 08.07.2015 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Did you know that back in the day, soda's leading lady, Coca-Cola, was in fact produced, and marketed, as a health tonic? We took a trip down memory lane to discover just how America's sugary drink of choice came to be.

What Happens One Hour After Drinking A Can Of PBR

The Huffington Post | Aaron Nemo | Posted 07.30.2015 | Comedy

Coca-Cola lovers are suddenly reevaluating their soda intake. That's thanks to The Renegade Pharmacist, a UK blog run by Niraj Naik, who created ...

Film Review: Why Dean Kamen's "Slingshot" Is a Global Humanitarian Necessity

Bill_Robinson | Posted 07.06.2015 | World

There's a new film out on Dean Kamen's latest and greatest invention, "Slingshot." That's the name of both the fascinating documentary by Paul Lazarus and Kamen's latest, life-altering brainstorm.

Cannes 2015 #Shingerview: Wendy Clark, Coca-Cola

David Shing | Posted 06.29.2015 | Media
David Shing

"Every generation has to be recruited into being a drinker of Coca-Cola and a lover of Coca-Cola. Music, sports, mobile, gaming, social, and all the...

Soda, Chips, and Other Public Health Solutions 

Bill Couzens | Posted 06.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Bill Couzens

While these big-money packaged food leaders seemingly want to promote cutting calories, my hope is that one day they will want to promote something that is not just a healthier option (as in less dangerous) but is truly healthy. 

A Goat for a Wedding Present

Stephen Harris | Posted 06.02.2015 | Comedy
Stephen Harris

It was a Friday afternoon when Fatty called me and asked if I want to go 50/50 in buying a goat with him for our friend Luke's wedding present. Fat...

12 Things You Can Do With Coca-Cola Besides Drink It

Supercompressor | Posted 06.04.2015 | HuffPost Home

Your favorite carbonated candy can be used for a lot more than just drinking.

She Pours Coke Into Her Toilet -- You're Going To Freak Out When You See This | Posted 06.01.2015 | HuffPost Home

Cleaning the toilet is one of the most dreaded household tasks. There's nothing glamorous about it, but if you use Coke, it'll turn the messy chore into a simple task.

Where's the Ref? FIFA -- A Sports Body Playing Without Rules

Sharan Burrow | Posted 05.28.2015 | Sports
Sharan Burrow

Football, or soccer as it is known, is a game of two halves. It's a game with rules and a referee. FIFA, the governing body for football, follows neither the rule of law or has the oversight of a referee.

Mad Men: A Morality Tale

Marilyn Sewell | Posted 05.19.2015 | Entertainment
Marilyn Sewell

Why are we so compelled by Don? Well, it is true that a good man is hard to find -- but the bad ones are so much more interesting, at least in fiction, if not also in life.

Warren Buffet, Drinker Of Five Cokes A Day, Sings Ukulele Ode To The Soda

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 04.30.2015 | Business

"I think that calls for a song." Billionaire Warren Buffett took to his ukulele to sing an ode to Coke in honor of the 100th anniversary of the bev...

5 Things You Didn't Know About Pop Rocks

Thrillist | Posted 05.27.2015 | Taste

What makes them fizz? Will they actually puncture your stomach? And whatever happened to Little Mikey?

Coke Pays Nutrition Experts To Say Soda Can Be A Healthy Snack

AP | By CANDICE CHOI | Posted 05.16.2015 | Business


Warren Buffett's Secret To Staying Young Might Make You Sick

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 02.26.2015 | Fifty

With billions of dollars at his disposal, you'd imagine Warren Buffett enjoying gourmet meals whipped up by a chef and served up on a gold platter. Bu...

Kanye and Samsung Unintentionally Boost Sales of Rivals

Ira Kalb | Posted 04.14.2015 | Business
Ira Kalb

As Beck received his Album of the Year award at the Grammys, Kanye West jumped on stage to presumably do what he did to Taylor Swift 5 years before.

"Me": The Most Valuable Brand

Diane Primo | Posted 02.08.2015 | Business
Diane Primo

Younger generations are busily and, in many cases strategically, building their own brand. And if CMOs, CEOs or anyone with something to market can GET that their No. 1 Brand is themselves, and mine that accordingly, then these self-branding youth will help businesses build their brands.

Why Facebook and Twitter Alone Can't Build Brands

Tom Doctoroff | Posted 02.05.2015 | Business
Tom Doctoroff

Too many businesses lunge toward the latest app or social media stunt without considering their identity as a brand, and how their media strategy works. In the process, consumers end up confused and detached.

'I Am Penguin, Hear Me Squeak!' A Bird Speaks Out From Inside SeaWorld's 'Antarctica'

Peter Mandel | Posted 01.19.2015 | Travel
Peter Mandel

I don't know if you are aware of this, but we penguins have our pride. In my case, I'm no run-of-the-mill bird. I'm a King penguin, in fact--bred fo...

Coke Is Targeting Nations That Don't Have An Obesity Epidemic... Yet

Bartow J. Elmore | Posted 12.29.2014 | World
Bartow J. Elmore

The idea that Coke could simply abandon its top full-calorie brands and still offer a healthy portfolio to investors was absurd. So the company turned to overseas markets to make up for lost revenue at home by selling more Coca-Cola abroad, in places like India, where the company happily reported caloric beverages enjoying double-digit growth in 2012.