The Coca-Cola Company is the largest beverage company in the world. It is also the largest manufacturer, marketer and distributor of non-alcoholic beverage concentrates and syrups. The company's flagship product Coca-Cola was invented by pharmacist John Stith Pemberton in 1886. In 1889 the formula and brand of Coca-Cola was bought by Asa Candler who founded The Coca-Cola Company three years later.
Coca-Cola offers nearly 400 brands in over 200 countries and servers 1.5 billion servings each day.
The company operates a franchised distribution system: The Coca-Cola Company only produces syrup concentrate which is then sold to various bottlers throughout the world who hold an exclusive territory.
As of the year 2018, it generated revenues of $35,410 million (-15.40% year-over-year change). Reported profit was of $1,248.00 million.
The current CEO James R. Quincey (President, Chief Executive Officer & Director) currently manages more than 61,800 employees.
The company's headquarters is located in Atlanta, GA.
Yes, Coca-Cola is a Fortune 1000 company. Its current rank is top 87 US company. It has been on the list for 24 years.