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Friday, April 22, 2011
Water and the Form 10-K
You typically don't find water discussed in a company's Form 10-K (annual report). For the first time in their history, Coke has written the following under "Raw Materials" - -
Water is a main ingredient in substantially all of our products. While historically we have not experienced significant water supply difficulties, water is a limited resource in many parts of the world and our Company recognizes water availability, quality and the sustainability of that natural resource for both our operations and also the communities where we operate as one of the key challenges facing our business.