SodaStream will soon face competition from the Coca-Cola Co

SodaStream will soon face competition from the Coca-Cola Co

SodaStream has signed a co-branding deal with Sunny Delight Beverages Co for the use of the US firm's flavours in its soft drinks machines.

Sunny Delight will make its branded flavours available to SodaStream under the agreement announced today (3 March). Israel-based SodaStream will develop SunnyD Tangy Original Orange, Orange-Strawberry and other flavours for use in its carbonation machines.

The co-branded products are expected to be launched in the US during the second half of this year. No financial details have been disclosed.

Last month, SodaStream's shares jumped on news the Coca-Cola Co was to collaborate with the makers of the Keurig brewing system on an at-home cold-beverage carbonation machine. At the time, SodaStream said it welcomed the competition as it proved the “enormity of the global opportunity” for its business model.

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