Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling has acquired a 100 per cent stake of
Bankia, one of the leading Bulgarian natural mineral water
companies, in a move that further expands the company's presence in
the fast-growing Eastern European...
Oygenated water is becoming increasingly popular in the
health-crazy west of Europe, but its presence in the east of the
continent has been relatively limited, until now. Russian company
SoiuzSnab is to be the first local firm to...
The Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling company, which this week announced
solid sales growth led by emerging markets in Eastern Europe, has
confirmed its interest in Serbia's second largest mineral water
bottler as the company plans...
Danone, the French dairy conglomerate, announced today that net
profits had plummeted 62 per cent, following the costly €600
million write down of its water-cooler business last month, Tom
Danone's rapid expansion into the home and office delivery (HOD)
bottled water market has given it a global market share to match
that of rival Nestlé in recent years, but the growth has not come
without a price, writes Chris...
Sales of oxygen-enriched water have almost quadrupled in Germany
since 2002 to 30 million litres. But in the US where it has been
available for over a decade longer, growth has been attributed to a
much more sophisticated product,...
The World Health Organisation has warned that the death toll of the
Indian Ocean Tsunami disaster could double if disease is allowed to
spread. Clean drinking water is amoung the most important supplies
necessary to prevent further...
Several major beverage companies plan to begin selling flavored
water early next year, a move that could bost their sales in the
rapidly growing bottled water market, according to a report by the
Associated Press (AP) this week.
Russia's OST group, one of the country's biggest alcohol producers,
has built a new bottle plant near Moscow which will supply it with
up to 600 million bottles a year - and save it more than $10
million, writes Angela Drujinina.