Soft-drink makers seek to broaden their appeal. Coca-Cola (KO +1.3%) ups its stake in U.K....

|By:, SA News Editor

Soft-drink makers seek to broaden their appeal. Coca-Cola (KO +1.3%) ups its stake in U.K. smoothie maker Innocent to 58%. Also, PepsiCo (C +0.5%) and Tata Tea explore a JV to make non-carbonated, ready-to-drink beverages for health-conscious consumers.