This week in soft drinks & bottled water

This week in soft drinks & bottled 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.

Coca-Cola India has confirmed a temporary halt in production at its plant just outside Delhi, having been in communication with pollution control authorities.

The UK government has opened the consultation period for its proposed soft drinks industry levy. 

COFCO subsidiary China Foods is considering the sale of stakes in ten Coca-Cola bottlers in the country, as the Coca-Cola Co's bottler refranchising scheme gains momentum. 

PepsiCo has appointed one of Time magazine's top 100 most influential people to its board of directors.

RW Knudsen Family has launched five vegetable juice blends. 

Michigan's Old Old Orchard Brands has launched a range of non-GMO-certified juices in four flavours.

KeVita has added three new flavours to its line of Cleansing Probiotic Apple Cider Vinegar Tonics.

Expert analysis

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