New Delhi, Oct. 22 -- The Coca-Cola Company on Thursday said that unit case volumes in the Asia-Pacific region declined 4% primarily due to coronavirus-related restrictions in India and Japan for the three months ended 25 September, but the beverage company has seen "meaningful improvement" in these markets.

"China is well on its way to emerge stronger through solid performance in sparkling soft drinks. Recovery efforts in India and Japan continue and we've seen meaningful improvement in the face of ongoing restrictions," James Quincey, chairman and CEO of The Coca-Cola Company said in a post earnings call on Thursday. Quincey also highlighted growth in local cola brand Thums Up. He said the company's overall brand portfolio "is working ...