The UK-based soft drinks and confectionary company Cadbury Schweppes announced today that it has agreed to buy Squirt, Mexico's eighth largest soft drinks brand. The acquisition, from Refremex, was for an undisclosed sum. Cadbury Schweppes has pre-emption rights over the Squirt brand in Mexico under an agreement dating back to 1991. The offer relates to the Squirt brand, associated intellectual property and contracts.