The Pepsi Bottling Group has completed its acquisition of Pepsi-Cola Batavia Bottling Corp. in the US.

Speaking to just-drinks today (17 March) a spokesperson for PBG confirmed that the transaction for the Pepsi-Cola franchised bottler has closed on Friday, referring to the New York bottler as "a strong addition to our business".

The spokesperson added: "We're pleased to have the opportunity to expand our footprint in the state of New York."

Family-owned Pepsi-Cola Batavia, which is a Pepsi-Cola franchised bottler, serves New York's Genesee, Orleans and Wyoming counties along with parts of Livingston, Alleghany and Cattaraugus counties. It was founded in 1890 and is currently owned by Thomas and John Houseknecht.

Financial details of the transaction were not disclosed.