Coca-Cola's $5B investment in Africa impacts its stock price

Coca-Cola and Pepsi have been battling for global soft drink supremacy since the latter part of the 19th century. Despite being similar on the surface the two companies have taken fundamentally different routes to expand their business.

While Pepsi diversified their interests by branching out into the food sector, Coca-Cola remained loyal to their roots and stayed a beverage only corporation. In line with their aim to dominate the beverage industry, the company acquired several brewers like Vitaminwater, Minute Maid and Powerade thus significantly increasing the number of brands offered by the company.

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