The Coca-Cola Co., Atlanta, reports that its second quarter and year-to-date 2011 operating results are meeting or exceeding the company’s long-term growth targets and gaining volume and value share in total nonalcohol ready-to-drink (NARTD) beverages. Reported worldwide volume grew 6 percent in both the quarter and year-to-date. Excluding new cross-licensed brands in North America, primarily Dr Pepper brands, worldwide volume grew 5 percent in the quarter and year-to-date.
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