Carrie Underwood is the newest Vitaminwater representative. The company will create a new label for Vitaminwater energy featuring her name and will include her in a series of commercials featuring other Vitaminwater celebrities.
Coca-Cola said it will not sponsor a float in Japan's Olympic Torch Relay because of security concerns. The company's Japanese unit originally was going to run a vehicle with the company logo ahead of torch runners. A Coke spokeswoman says the decision was not political.
Hall of Fame Beverages, which includes the Hansen's Natural brand of soda, named Robert Rosario as its new CEO. Rosario brings more than 10 years of business experience to his new position, which is effective May 1.
Connecticut is considering an expanded bottle bill that would include bottled water on the state's deposit list. Critics, however, say that the state should focus on curbside recycling and that the bill will increase costs to consumers.