Pepsi Was Never Going to Pop the Question to SodaStream

PepsiCo was quick to deny Thursday's published story out of Israel that it was offering $2 billion to acquire SodaStream

Pepsi stock has some growth concerns these days, but this certainly isn't the way to kickstart that growth if it means cannibalizing its larger soft drink category and angering bottlers. However, there's an even bigger reason that Pepsi and Coca-Cola won't buy the company behind the fast-growing carbonated beverage maker. 

In this video, longtime Fool contributor Rick Munarriz explains why Pepsi -- and Coke, for that matter -- will never seek a carbonated boost through SodaStream.


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SodaStream's carbonation technology sounds simple, but this razor-and-blade company offers an intriguing opportunity for growth that could very well disrupt the soda industry. The Motley Fool's premium report on SodaStream explains the opportunities as well as the risks in the company. The report comes with a year's worth of updates, so just click here to get started.

The article Pepsi Was Never Going to Pop the Question to SodaStream originally appeared on Fool.com.

Longtime Fool contributor Rick Munarriz owns shares of SodaStream. The Motley Fool recommends Coca-Cola, PepsiCo, and SodaStream. The Motley Fool owns shares of PepsiCo and SodaStream. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.

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