The week in soft drinks & water

The week in soft drinks & water

Here's a round-up of this week's top stories in the global soft drinks & bottled water categories. We also have similar round-ups for beer & cider and spirits & wine.

With the festive season over for another year, Ray Rowlands steps away from the mulled wine and mince pies to consider the progress of the iced coffee segment.

The Coca-Cola Co is likely to accept Anheuser-Busch InBev as its African bottling partner after the brewer's takeover of SABMiller, an analyst has said.

Voss Water has sold a controlling stake in its namesake brand to Red Bull China owner Reignwood Group.

Energy drink brand Red Bull has launched its 2016 global competition in which consumers travel across Europe using only cans of Red Bull as currency.

Private-equity group Brynwood Partners is to buy juice maker Sunny Delight Beverages Co for an undisclosed sum.

A complaint against a Facebook advert for All Market Inc's coconut water brand Vita Coco has been thrown out by the UK's Advertising Standards Authority.

The Coca-Cola Co has recruited US professional golfer Jordan Spieth as an ambassador for its namesake CSD brand.

New UK company CanO Water has unveiled its first range of canned mineral water, claiming that the format helps cut down on waste.

Hawaiian coffee fruit beverage maker KonaRed Corp has branched out to a new category with the launch of a range of RTD cold-brew coffees.