Coca-Cola is the most popular and biggest-selling soft drink in history, as well as the best-known product in the world
Created in Atlanta, Georgia by Dr. John S. Pemberton on May 8, 1886
The world's leading manufacturer, marketer & distributor of non-alcoholic beverage concentrates and syrups
Operating in more than 200 countries & producing nearly 400 brands
COCA-COLA IN INDIA
It came to India in 1993
In 2009, Coca-Cola sold 7 billion packs of its brands to more than 230 million consumers across 4,700 towns and 175,000 villages. Has already invested nearly US$ 1 billion in India. Has 45 distribution centers all over the India.
THE OTHER SIDE OF COKE There are 27 different varieties of coke made by Coca-Cola. Approximately 10,450 Coca-Cola brand drinks are consumed around the world each second of every day Some of the other brands under the Coca-Cola Company are: Sprite Fanta Thums up Kinley drinking water Limca Diet coke
DIET COKE Diet Coke is a sugar-free soft drink and low calorie drink of the coca cola family It was introduced in the United States in 1982. In1983 coca cola introduced the caffeine free variant of diet coke. 1986 to 2007 diet coke was introduced in different flavors like lime, vanilla, cherry etc Diet coke introduced in 1993 in India
WHY DIET COKE FAIL??? The most commonly distributed version of Diet Coke relies on ‘ASPARTAME’ as a sweetener. This ingredient is blamed to cause serious illness such as cancer, brain tumor, bladder cancer n others. It was causing bad breath. It lacked the strong flavor of cola drink especially the sweetness.
STRATEGIES TO OVERCOME ASPARTAME replaced by “STEVIA” leaf as a sweetener avoiding all the health issues. Stevia is 100% natural Stevia's taste has a slower onset and longer duration than that of sugar, thus adding totally new taste to the drink. More aggressive promotion strategies To be position as an add-on to coca cola for health conscious people
‘ STEVIA’ ∙ Zero Calories, 300 Times Sweeter Than Cane Sugar ∙ Helps In High Bp Condition, In Weight Loss, Tooth Decay, Reduces Nicotine And Alcohol Carvings
Stevia is called as “sweetener of future”
SEGMENTATION The market segment for the product will be consumers above the age group of 15 yrs. This section of the market are the potential buyers and consumers of the product.
TARGETING The target market for diet coke would be the health conscious individuals and youth in the segmented market. Most of the marketing efforts are to be focused on the target market.
The product is intended to be positioned as ‘the only cola drink with a herbal ingredient’ As ‘the cola drink which is not totally artificial’ This is intended to give diet coke an edge over other cola drinks in terms of health in the minds of the targeted consumers. POSITIONING
PRODUCT Product is diet coke Available in different size Sizes vary from 240 ml to 2 Ltr , shown in cans and glass and plastic bottles.
PRICE The price of the drink will be the same as the rest of the drinks of that categories. Competitive pricing strategies Example : Regular 250 ml Rs 15/- & Rs 10/- Family Pack 1 ltr Rs 40/- 1.5 ltr Rs 55/- Jumbo Pack 2 ltr Rs 70/-
PLACE It will be available every where as we are following the mass marketing strategy. Intensive distribution marketing strategies
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