News Release: Coca-Cola
Tallahassee, FLORIDA, January 8, 2014 – Coke Zero and Coca-Cola salute Florida State University on winning the 2014 College Football National Championship. To commemorate the team’s victory, special 12-ounce Coke Zero and Coca-Cola cans are hitting store shelves. Emblazoned with the triumphant school’s logo, the limited-edition packages give Seminole fans the ultimate way to celebrate their team.
“For countless weeks we’ve traversed the country in search of the best football fans and college team. Today we congratulate Florida State University on a job well done,” said Susanne Hall, Senior Vice President for East Region Sales, Coca-Cola Refreshments. “Now fans can toast the hometown champs with their very own commemorative Coke Zero and Coca-Cola cans.”
Beginning next week, fans can visit participating local retailers to purchase the specially-designed Coke Zero or Coca-Cola six-packs, while supplies last.
As a longstanding supporter of Florida State University Coca-Cola annually offers a variety of programs designed to engage and excite Seminole fans, including consumer package promotions, VIP experiences and product sampling. Coca-Cola is also an official corporate champion of the NCAA.
About The Coca-Cola Company
The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE: KO) is the world's largest beverage company, refreshing consumers with more than 500 sparkling and still brands. Led by Coca-Cola, the world's most valuable brand, our Company's portfolio features 16 billion-dollar brands including Diet Coke, Fanta, Sprite, Coca-Cola Zero, vitaminwater, Powerade, Minute Maid, Simply, Georgia and Del Valle. Globally, we are the No. 1 provider of sparkling beverages, ready-to-drink coffees, and juices and juice drinks. Through the world's largest beverage distribution system, consumers in more than 200 countries enjoy our beverages at a rate of more than 1.8 billion servings a day. With an enduring commitment to building sustainable communities, our Company is focused on initiatives that reduce our environmental footprint, support active, healthy living, create a safe, inclusive work environment for our associates, and enhance the economic development of the communities where we operate. Together with our bottling partners, we rank among the world's top 10 private employers with more than 700,000 system associates. For more information, visit Coca-Cola Journey at www.coca-colacompany.com, follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/CocaColaCo or check out our blog, Coca-Cola Unbottled, at www.coca-colablog.com