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.

PepsiCo has launched a new vending machine that gives consumers detailed nutritional information on each product.

PepsiCo has refused to be drawn on reports that it will release an organic version of its Gatorade sports drink, adding that it is working on a number of sports products for the brand.

Coca-Cola Enterprises has warned that a "difficult operating environment" will hamper both its 2015 and 2016 full-year performances.

The creation of Coca-Cola Beverages Africa has moved a step closer this week, after South Africa's competition commission recommended the conditional approval of the merger in the country.

Ocean Spray has unveiled a one-litre format of its Ocean Spray Sparkling Water brand exclusively for the UK.