The week in soft drinks and water

The week in soft drinks and water

Here's a round-up of this week's highlights in the global soft drinks & bottled water category. We are also running similar round-ups for beer and spirits & wine.

PepsiCo has confirmed it is testing a Doritos-flavoured Mountain Dew variant called 'Dewitos' in the US. 

Soft drinks packaging has seen many changes over the years. Here, Ray Rowlands of Drinksinfo Ltd examines the current trends and predicts that the innovation roller coaster is unlikely to end soon.

CCU, the Chilean drinks firm, is set to launch into the Colombian beer market after signing a joint-venture deal with private conglomerate Postobón. 

The head of SABMiller has said the company has upped its focus on soft drinks in emerging markets in a bid to mirror beer's growth in the same regions.

Harvest Hill Beverage Co has appointed an executive team five months after it was formed to acquire the Juicy Juice brand from Nestlé.

Anadolu Efes has a seen a double-digit rise in nine-month sales but continues to feel the impact of struggles in Russia and Ukraine. 

The announcement of an alliance between Monster Beverage Corp and the Coca-Cola Co earlier this year was widely regarded as a win-win scenario. 

San Miguel Corp has seen a single-digit lift in year-to-date sales from both its brewing operations and its combined spirits and soft drinks unit.