Moody's Investors Service has revised Cott Corp.'s, the world's leading own-brand soft drink producer, ratings outlook to positive from stable.

Moody's said that existing ratings reflecting the company's continuing improvements in EBITDA, operating margin, and return on assets.

The ratings continue to reflect Cott's leading position in its core markets, its established retailer brands and products, as well as good geographic diversification, Moody's said.