Coca Cola in India

Coca Cola is the world’s leading soda drink manufacturer and producer within the soda drink industry. On a yearly basis that serve over 1.8 billion each day. Coca-Cola, founded in 1886, is the world’s leading manufacturer of non-alcoholic beverage concentrates and syrups with 400 brands. The global headquarters of the TNC is Atlanta in USA, and it has local operations in over 200 countries (Coca-Cola India, 2013). The Company has already invested more than $1.2 billion in India. The Coca-Cola India is comprised of 25 exclusively owned bottling companies, and  24 franchisee owned bottling operations.(Coca-Cola India, n.d)  A network of 21 contract producers also manufacture a range of products for the company. Coca-Cola is located in almost in all States of India with eight plants in UP, six in West Bengal, five in Andhra Pradesh, to/one in others. It claims that it is directly employing 6000 local people and indirectly 150,000 people. The main product brands are Thumps up, Limca, Maaza, Citra, Sprite, Gold spot, Kinley and Sunfill. (Coca-Cola India, n.d)