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The Coca-Cola Company

Identification number in the register: 00475641564-03
Registration date: 23/04/2009 11:03:37

The information on this entity was last modified on: 03/04/2015 17:45:01
The date of the last annual update was: 03/04/2015 17:45:01
Next update due latest on: 03/04/2016

    Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

The Coca-Cola Company

Coca-Cola (NYSE: KO)


    Section of registration

II - In-house lobbyists and trade/business/professional associations

Companies & groups

    Contact details

Coca-Cola Plaza, 1
Atlanta GA 30313


    Person with legal responsibility

Mr  Muhtar Kent


    Person in charge of EU relations

Mr  Nikolaus Tacke

Public Affairs & Government Relations Director, Europe

    Goals / remit

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, one of the world's most valuable and recognizable brands, our Company's portfolio features 20 billion-dollar brands including, Diet Coke, Fanta, Sprite, Coca-Cola Zero, vitaminwater, POWERADE, Minute Maid, Simply, Georgia, Dasani, FUZE TEA 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 1.9 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, follow us on Twitter at, visit our blog, Coca-Cola Unbottled, at or find us on LinkedIn at
For the presence and activities of Coca-Cola in the European Union, see the 2014 publication "Coca-Cola in the EU" at


    Specific activities covered by the Register

Circular Economy Package
Revision of Waste Framework Directive
Revision of Packaging & Packaging Waste Directive
Revision of Novel Foods Regulation
Nutrition & Health Claims Regulation/Establishment of Nutrient Profiles


EU Platform on Physical Activity, Diet and Health (as part of industry delegation)





    Number of persons involved in the activities described in the box above

75%: 2   25%: 6



    Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

First name Surname Start Date End Date
Sofia CHRYSOPOULOU 25/09/2015 23/09/2016
Nikolaus TACKE 10/03/2015 06/03/2016

    Fields of interest

  • Agriculture and Rural Development
  • Audiovisual and Media
  • Climate Action
  • Competition
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Development
  • Economic and Financial Affairs
  • Energy
  • Enterprise
  • Environment
  • Food Safety
  • General and Institutional Affairs
  • Information Society
  • Internal Market
  • Public Health
  • Sport
  • Taxation
  • Trade
  • Transport
  • Youth

    Membership and affiliation

The following list comprises only those organizations that focus on EU policies and European institutions and are relevant for this register:

I. Associations, thinks tanks, platforms
AEF - Advertising Education Forum
AIJN - European Fruit Juice Association
AIM - European Brands Association
AmCham EU - American Chamber of Commerce to the EU
BCCB - British Chamber of Commerce in Belgium
BIER - Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable
Bonsucro - Better Sugarcane Initiative
CIUS - Committee of Industrial Users of Sugar
CSR Europe - The European business network for CSR
EFLA - European Food Law Association
EU Pledge
European Bioplastics
European Food & Drink Council
EUROPEN - European Organization for Packaging and the Environment
EUTECA - European Technical Caramel Association
EWP - European Water Partnership
Friends of Europe
ISA - International Sweeteners Association
PET user alliance
RefNat - Regfrigerants, Naturally!
SAI - Sustainable Agriculture Initiative
Sustainability Consortium
TPN - Transatlantic Policy Network
UNESDA - Union of European Beverages Associations
WFA - World Federation of Advertisers

II. Consultancies
Interel European Affairs (since 11/2013)
EU Issue Tracker / Shungham Information

    Financial data

01/2014  -  12/2014

635,000 €

No funding received from the EU institutions during the last closed financial year.

The estimated costs consist of personnel costs (c. EUR 290,000), consultancy fees (c. EUR 225,000) and costs for events & publications (ca. EUR 120,000).
Costs for membership fees paid to the organizations listed above (ca. EUR 600,000) are provided here in terms of transparency but are not included in the total costs listed above in order to avoid double-counting.

    Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.