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Coke and Costa Launch Cold Canned Coffee This Month

They have indeed gone and done it, with the first results of Coca-Cola's acquisition of the Costa Coffee chain hitting the UK later this month. It is three types of coffee in cans from... the... fridge. Read More >>

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Coca-Cola is Getting into Cold Coffee

Coca-Cola is doing something even madder than when it tried to rebrand tap water: putting coffee into cold Coke. Less sugar and more caffeine is what its scientists have decided we all need. Read More >>

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The Christmas Coke Truck is Now the Diet Coke/Recycling Awareness Lorry

Those bloody political correctness elves have been forcing the hand of soft drinks behemoth Coca-Cola to be more modern and responsible, with this year's UK tour of the red Christmassy Coke lorry turning into a boring old lecture on the importance of limiting sugar intake and recycling your spent bottles. Read More >>

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Coke Production Paused as Bubbles Shortage Kicks in

The common man's tea is falling victim to the Europe-wide shortage in food-grade carbon dioxide, with mighty conglomerate Coca-Cola failing to get hold of enough of the stuff to meet its needs and temporarily halting bottling and the putting-of-chemicals-in-cans in the UK. Read More >>

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The Sugar Tax is Affecting the Tesco Meal Deal for Coke Fans

Last week saw the start of the new tax year, and with it the sugar tax going into full force. Every drink that includes more than 5g/100ml of added sugar, other than those with lots of milk in them, cost more money as a result. Many a drinks company reducing the amount of sugar in their drinks to keep price-hikes as low as possible. Coca-Cola is not one of those drinks, and that's having some unintended side-effects for the humble meal deal. Read More >>

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Stop Whinging: You Don’t Even Need Sugar in Your Coke

Last year, we learned that the government was going to start taxing sugary drinks. After a year of outrage and grumblings, the tax has finally landed, being effective from today.  How dare the government try and make them pay more for their sugar-filled cans of Coke?! Well here I am to tell you a bit of difficult news. You don't need to have sugar in your Coke at all, so you can easily get past the whole problem. Read More >>

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Coke Lorry Targets the Poor and Ought to be Banned by Councils, Says the Government

Coke's fun-loving habit of hijacking Christmas by driving a lorry about the country to establish lifelong brand loyalty in a new generation has come under fire, with Public Health England suggesting the company's festive truck of sugary liquid routinely heads for the poorest parts of the land in order to ensnare kids into a life of additional sugar consumption. Read More >>

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Stop Whinging: You Don’t Even Need Sugar in Your Coke

A couple of days ago we found out that the government is going to start taxing sugary drinks. Naturally there have been a number of people outraged by this development. How dare the government try and make them pay more for their sugar-filled cans of Coke?! Well here I am to tell you a bit of difficult news. You don't need to have sugar in your Coke at all, so you can easily get past the whole problem. Read More >>

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Someone’s Been Pooing in the Coke Cans

Production of Coca-Cola was suspended in a Northern Ireland plant this week, after a batch of cans set to be used to package up the drink were found to contain human waste. Read More >>

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Coke to Test Bottle Deposit Scheme in Scotland

The Coca-Cola drinks-and-therefore-plastic-bottle production giant has changed its stance on the concept of the bottle recycling deposit scheme, deciding that it may well be a good idea for its international image if it was to start encouraging recycling by adding a small refundable deposit to the price of each bottle it sells. Hence collecting old bottles might become a nice hobby again, like it was years ago when it was glass being refunded. Read More >>

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Cocaine Addiction Leads to Buildups of Iron in the Brain

Cocaine, as they say, is a hell of a drug. It affects three of the neurotransmitters in our brains that make us feel fantastic—dopamine, serotonin, and norepinephrine—and tolerance for the stuff doesn’t seem to dissipate even months after quitting. (It’s also expensive and bad for you.) Today, new research published in Translational Psychiatry adds another bizarre facet to one of the world’s most popular drugs: the cocaine addicts in your life have unusual deposits of iron in their brains. Read More >>

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Coca-Cola is Bad For You (But Not as Bad as That Infographic Claims)

By now you have probably seen that "What happens one hour after drinking a can of Coke" infographic doing the rounds. It makes drinking that delicious mixture of brown stuff and water sound absolutely horrifying. But here's the thing: It isn't entirely accurate. Read More >>

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Boil Up Your Own Coca-Cola With the Authentic Recipe

The recipe for Coca-Cola is doing the rounds on social media at the moment, revealing that all you need is some vanilla, a bit of coriander, some citric acid and a squeeze of lime juice. And a canning facility if you're really striving for authenticity. Read More >>

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Coke’s Making Wi-Fi Enabled Coke Machines Because of Course it Is

Soft drink vending machines are one of those unobtrusive, inoffensive bits of life that can be placed almost anywhere without anyone noticing or complaining (apart from the occasional anti-obesity protester. Coke's trying to harness that unseen power (and sell more Coke!) by sticking Wi-Fi hotspots inside some South African vending machines. Read More >>

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Greener and Marginally Healthier Coca-Cola Life Coming to the UK

A new form of Coke will launch in the UK later this year, with the supposedly better-for-you Coca-Cola Life combining the fun of enjoying your favourite branded cola drink with a slightly lower amount of sugar and reduced calorie content. Read More >>