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Coca Cola India and its investments

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Coca Cola India and its investments
  • Coca-Cola India is among the leading beverage companies in country with a wide portfolio of sparkling and still brands.
  • Coca-Cola system in India has invested $2 Billion till 2011, since its re-entry into India in 1993.
  • Coca-Cola system comprises of Coca-Cola India, Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages and 13 licensed bottling partners.
  • The company aims to double its investments in India to $5 billion by 2020.

Coca-Cola India product portfolio

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Coca-Cola India has wide range of products like Coca-Cola, Diet Coke, Thums Up, Fanta, Limca, Sprite, Maaza, Minute Maid range of juices, hot and cold tea and coffee options, packaged drinking water, and energy drinks.

Coca-Cola India launches 'Maaza Milky Delite'

13 Aug 2014
Coca-Cola India launches 'Maaza Milky Delite'
  • Coca-Cola tested the waters of Indian dairy segment with its mango and milk based drink Maaza Milky Delite.
  • Maaza Milky Delite, developed at Coke's R&D centre in Gurgaon, was rolled out on 13 Aug 2014.
  • The product was made available in 200ml packages at a price of ₹25.
  • Venaktesh Kini, the current president of Coke India and South West Asia called it a pilot.

Coke sees opportunity in Indian dairy segment

Market
Coke sees opportunity in Indian dairy segment
  • The dairy market in India is estimated to be worth ₹75,000-crore, with milk contributing ₹50,000 crore.
  • According to Venkatesh Kini, President, Coca-Cola India and South West Asia, India's dairy segment is largely unorganized but is estimated to produce 120-135 billion litres of milk a year.
  • Kini said that the Indian dairy sgment offers a huge opportunity as consumption of milk is high.

Coke's competition in dairy beverage segment in India

Competition
Coke's competition in dairy beverage segment in India
  • Coca-Cola's dairy segment competitors in India include industry leaders Amul, Nestle, and Britannia.
  • Coca-Cola roped in dairy giant Schreiber Dynamix Dairies for its milk drink, whose customers also include Nestle, Britannia and Mother Dairy.
  • The industry leader in the milk-based beverage segment, Amul has a wide range products including Amul Kool flavoured milk, Amul Masti Buttermilk, Amul Lassi, etc,.

Coke launches dairy drinks in India

26 Jan 2016
Coke launches dairy drinks in India
  • Coca-Cola entered the value-added dairy drinks segment in India with its flavoured milk product brand Vio.
  • Vio, available in in 'Kesar Treat' and 'Almond Delight' variants, is set to make its debut across the country in the first week of February .
  • As part of the initial launch plan, from January 26, Vio will be available exclusively across 500 Reliance Retail outlets.

Vio's global presence

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Coke's brand Vio already exists globally as a carbonated milk drink available in four flavours including Citrus Burst, Peach Mango, Tropical Colada and Very Berry.

Leveraging India's consumption habits

Consumption
Leveraging India's consumption habits
  • India's average per capita milk consumption is high and similar to global averages, distinct from other beverages where Indian consumption is significantly lower than the global average.
  • T Krishnakumar, regional director of South Asia, Bottling Investments Group, Coca-Cola's leading bottler considers launching 'Vio' as an attempt to leverage India's strengths.
  • With Vio, Coke aims to cover 65% of the country in the initial Phase.