Beverage Partners Worldwide will begin selling Nestea in India in the next two months

Beverage Partners Worldwide will begin selling Nestea in India in the next two months

The Coca-Cola Co has extended its joint venture with Nestle to begin selling its ready-to-drink tea in India, according to a report.

The joint venture, Beverage Partners Worldwide, will begin selling the ready-to-drink iced tea under the Nestea brand in the next two months, the Economic Times reported yesterday (25 October).

Under the 19-year-old global agreement between the two firms, the rights to manufacture, distribute and market the Nestea brand in powdered and vending machine formats are with Nestle, while Coca-Cola holds the rights to make, distribute and market Nestea in glass and PET bottles and cartons.

A Coca-Cola spokesperson declined to comment on the Economic Times report when contacted by just-drinks today (26 October).