James Quincey, Chairman and CEO of The Coca-Cola Company speaks during an interview with Reuters in Lagos, Nigeria, November 5, 2019.
Temilade Adelaja | Reuters
The biggest source of growth for Coca-Cola over the next few years will likely be the zero-sugar version of the company’s namesake soda.
“Actually, the best growth driver in ’21 and probably for the few years is probably going to be Coke Zero Sugar,” Coke CEO James Quincey said in an interview that aired Friday on CNBC’s “Closing Bell.”
The drink launched nationwide in 2017 as an updated version of Coke Zero, which was 12 years old at that point. Coke Zero Sugar was meant to resemble the traditional Coke soda more closely, but still…