Introducing our business
Our business and how we manufacture, distribute and market our range of drinks
Founded in 1886 by pharmacist Dr John S Pemberton in Atlanta, Georgia, The Coca-Cola Company is the world's leading manufacturer, marketer and distributor of non-alcoholic beverage concentrates and syrups, and produces over 500 brands. The Coca-Cola Company continues to be based in Atlanta, USA, with operations in over 200 countries.
Did you know: There are more than 700,000 employees in the Coca-Cola system worldwide
Coca-Cola Great Britain (CCGB)
Coca-Cola Great Britain (CCGB) is responsible for marketing 21 brands (over 100 products) to consumers in Great Britain, developing new brands, extending existing brands and protecting Coca-Cola trademarks in Great Britain. CCGB employs around 40 people at its headquarters in west London.
Coca-Cola Enterprises Ltd (CCE)
Coca-Cola Enterprises Ltd (CCE) is the local bottler responsible for the manufacturing, distribution, sales and trade marketing of the brands of CCGB throughout England, Scotland and Wales. It employs around 4,400 people at its various sites across Britain.
The Coca-Cola System
Together, CCGB and CCE form one 'system', which is referred to as 'The Coca-Cola System', but is not a single entity from a legal or a management point of view. The two businesses work together closely and have taken a joint approach to corporate responsibility.
Here in Great Britain we manufacture and market a wide range of drinks. Our carbonated soft drinks include well-known brands such as Coca-Cola, Diet Coke, Coke Zero, Sprite and Fanta, as well as Oasis still fruit drinks, isotonic sports drink Powerade and Schweppes Abbey Well water. We also own the Schweppes product range, Relentless energy drinks and the Glaceau vitaminwater range.
Coca-Cola Enterprises also manufactures and distributes some products for other brand owners. These include Capri-Sun, Monster energy drinks and the Appletiser, Peartiser and Fruitiser range of sparkling fruit juices.
All our drinks come in a variety of different packaging formats - aluminium cans, glass and plastic bottles - with portion sizes ranging from 150ml cans through to two litre bottles.
This map shows the location of our operations in Great Britain: