Most northwest cities in Arkansas will not be following Fayetteville's effort to curb bottled water spending and consumption. Mayors in other cities say they see no need to enact any type of legislation or effort against bottled water.
Cott Corp., known for making retailer-branded sodas for stores such as Wal-Mart and Loblaws, is rethinking its corporate strategy and discussing ways to "refocus the company on retailer brands." Previously, the company had toyed with expanding into energy drinks, teas and vitamin-enriched waters.
The Coca-Cola Co. is testing a new shape for its two-liter bottles, the company's North American division said Friday. The new "iconic contour" bottle, said to be easier to hold and pour, will debut in Birmingham, Ala., and Chattanooga, Tenn.