Franken Brunnen GmbH & Co. KG is to acquire rival Sinziger Mineralbrunnen GmbH from German brewery Brau und Brunnen.

The purchase price was not revealed.

The German soft drinks producer hopes the acquisition will strengthen its regional brands concept and its position in its local mineral water market, company CEO Norbert Machauer said.

Sinziger Mineralbrunnen owns the Sinziger mineral water brand and the Gerri lemonade brand.