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The Coca-Cola Company
Type Public
Traded as NYSEKO
Dow Jones Industrial Average Component
S&P 500 Component
Industry Beverage
When it was created 1886 (1886)
People who started it Asa Griggs Candler
Headquarters Coca-Cola headquarters,
Atlanta, Georgia
, U.S.
Area served Worldwide
Key people Muhtar Kent
(Chairman & CEO)
Things made List of The Coca-Cola Company products
Money earned Increase US$48.01 billion (2012)
Operating income Increase US$10.84 billion (2012)
Net income Increase US$9.01 billion (2012)
Total assets Increase US$86.17 billion (2012)
Total equity Increase US$32.79 billion (2012)
Employees 146,200 (Dec 2011)
Subsidiaries List of The Coca-Cola Company subsidiaries
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Coca Cola

The Coca-Cola Company is a publicly-traded company headquarted in Atlanta, Georgia. Its stock symbol is KO. It is on the Dow Jones Industrial Average and makes up a large portion of the holdings of Berkshire Hathaway.

The company is most known for making the drink Coca-Cola, the most drank soft drink in the world. It also makes other soft drinks, including:

The company offers 500 different brands and sells more than a billion drinks each day. Most of this is sold in the United States, Mexico, Brazil, China, Japan and the UK.

Besides soft drinks, the company also makes Minute Maid and Odwalla fruit juices, Powerade, and Dasani bottled water. At one time, the company owned Columbia Pictures, but they are now owned by Sony and also Rockstar energy drink now owned by PepsiCo.

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