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August 23, 2010 09:03 ET

Research on Coca-Cola and Pepsico - Soft Drinks Makers Treading Cautiously

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA--(Marketwire - August 23, 2010) - offers investors comprehensive research on the beverages - soft drinks industry and has completed analytical research on The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE: KO) and Pepsico Inc. (NYSE: PEP). Register with us today at to have free access to these researches. 

While price reductions for basic ingredients have help to prop up the beverage industry, beverage sales have recently been far from impressive in the US. As such, beverage makers are continually looking abroad to bolster sales. Vietnam is being seen as a strong emerging market, with large beverage companies like The Coca-Cola Company and Pepsico Inc. investing hundreds of millions of dollars in production and infrastructure there. Investors can register for free to access the research reports on The Coca-Cola Company and Pepsico Inc. at or is an online platform where investors doing their due-diligence on the beverages - soft drinks industry can have easy and free access to our analyst research and opinions on The Coca-Cola Company and Pepsico Inc.; investors and shareholders of these companies can simply register for a complimentary membership at

Other emerging markets such as Norway, Slovakia and the Czech Republic are also proving advantageous. Companies with the right product and marketing have been posting multi-million dollar gains. Visit to see how companies in this industry have grown over the past years and how they are expected to perform in the future.

Back home, soda makers have been fighting proposed pop and bottled water taxes all over the country. Recently the industry has poured approximately $10 million into an initiative in Washington, in an attempt to stymie a 2 cent per bottle tax. Similar costly yet effective lobbying has taken place in other states, such as New York and California to name a few. 

Two of the industry giants The Coca-Cola Company and Pepsico Inc. reported their quarterly earnings back to back in July. Pepsico which reported first on July 20th saw its net income declined by 3% to $ 1.6 billion due to buyout charges incurred during the purchase of two of its bottlers. Coca-Cola, on the other hand saw its profits jumped by 16% as it recorded higher sales from Africa to Latin America. Register now at to have free access to our reports on the beverages - soft drinks industry.

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