Coca-Cola has announced that its acquisition of the Linnuse Kali Kvass brand from Osel Food has increased its share of the Estonian market by 10% to around 60%.

In a statement Coca-Cola said: "The company is acquiring Linnuse Kali because of the growth potential of the brand in both Estonia and Latvia. In the long run we aim to export outside the Baltic States."

Figures by AC Nielsen claim that Kvas, which targets the over-thirties accounts for 20% of the region's non-alcoholic market.

Production from Osel Foods to Coca-Cola bottlers will take place over a period of four months.

No financial details were disclosed.