US: Danone and Coca-Cola linked with joint water venture

By just-drinks.com editorial team | 17 June 2002

The soft drinks giant, Coca-Cola, and French food and drinks combine, Danone, are thought to be close to announcing the formation of a joint venture to market and distribute several of Danone's bottled spring water brands in the US. The speculation follows the agreement reached between the two companies in April for the marketing, sales and distribution of Evian, Danone's flagship water brand, in the US.

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The soft drinks giant, Coca-Cola, and French food and drinks combine, Danone, are thought to be close to announcing the formation of a joint venture to market and distribute several of Danone's bottled spring water brands in the US. The speculation follows the agreement reached between the two companies in April for the marketing, sales and distribution of Evian, Danone's flagship water brand, in the US.

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