Coca-Cola is debuting "fruitwater," a line of carbonated, nutrient-enhanced sparkling drinks sweetened with sucralose. The drinks, part of the company's Glaceau unit, will be fruit-flavored but will not contain fruit juice.
Kroger has settled a patent infringement lawsuit filed by the Polymer Group. Cut-off dates were set for the sale and distribution of any remaining allegedly infringing products. Inter-American Products and U.S. Nonwovens Corp. also agreed to the settlement.