CADBURY SEES SYNERGIES WITH SNAPPLE

LONDON -- Cadbury Schweppes thinks Snapple still has plenty of room for growth.The British confectionary and soft drinks group here bought the Snapple Beverage Group from Triarc Cos., Inc., for $1.45 billion, including debt. The acquisition adds the Snapple, Mistic, Stewart's and RC Cola brands to Cadbury Schweppes' existing soft drinks stable of Dr. Pepper, 7-Up, A&W Root Beer, Sunkist, Canada Dry,

LONDON -- Cadbury Schweppes thinks Snapple still has plenty of room for growth.

The British confectionary and soft drinks group here bought the Snapple Beverage Group from Triarc Cos., Inc., for $1.45 billion, including debt. The acquisition adds the Snapple, Mistic, Stewart's and RC Cola brands to Cadbury Schweppes' existing soft drinks stable of Dr. Pepper, 7-Up, A&W Root Beer, Sunkist, Canada Dry, Schweppes, Squirt, Welch's and Hawaiian Punch.

The purchase of Snapp

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