campaignlive.co.uk, Friday, 13 March 2009 12:00AM
The new investment will look to help further the growth of the company and capitalise on opportunities with greater speed, according to a statement.
The pledge will supplement the $2.4 billion that the company has set aside to buy the Chinese juice-maker Huiyuan.
China is now the third-largest market in the world for Coca-Cola. Last year, it opened a $90 million manufacturing plant in Shanghai to assist new product development to suit local tastes.
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