Comment - Coca-Cola and Highland Spring

Coca-Cola could be about to acquire the Highland Spring brand to revive its presence in the UK bottled water market. And, writes Annette Farr, Highland Spring’s recent decision to change its classification from ‘natural mineral water’ to ‘spring water’ will be welcomed by Coke, not least because it means a potentially controversial hurdle has already been negotiated.

The View from A Farr – Coke looks to dodge water hazards

12 June 2007

Coca-Cola could be about to acquire the Highland Spring brand to revive its presence in the UK bottled water market. And, writes Annette Farr, Highland Spring’s recent decision to change its classification from ‘natural mineral water’ to ‘spring water’ will be welcomed by Coke, not least because it means a potentially controversial hurdle has already been negotiated.

UK: Coke and Highland Spring deny rumoured talks

29 May 2007

Coca-Cola GB has not been drawn on reports that it is in talks with Highland Spring, despite recent press speculation.

UK: Highland Spring blames G8 summit for slump

6 November 2006

UK mineral water producer Highland Spring has blamed last year’s G8 summit in Scotland for a slump in profits during 2005.

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