Things are looking good

for Coca-Cola

Coca-Cola celebrates its 125th anniversary

with a 73 percent increase in profits

The Mexican company FEMSA has more business in MERCOSUR than in its own country.


This year marks the 125th anniversary of The Coca-Cola Company and it celebrates it with a net  income of 11.81 billion US dollars for the year 2010, surging 73 percent from 2009. The company also reports higher earnings across each of its five geographic operating groups.


Annual revenue totaled 35.2 billion US dollars, improving by 13.3 percent, while sales volume were up 5 percent. Broken down by region, Coca-Cola’s sales improved by 16 percent in Eurasia and Africa and 1 percent in Europe, while in Latin America sales were up 6 percent and 35 percent in North America. Moreover, the company’s Pacific sales saw an 8 percent increase.


“We achieved solid growth in our developed markets," Muhtar Kent, president and Chief Executive Officer of the multinational corporation, said, highlighting that Coca-Cola has “met or exceeded all of our long-term growth targets” as set in the «2020 Vision» strategic plan.



From Parque del Plata, Enildo Iglesias


February 10, 2011

Enildo Iglesias





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