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The Wall Street Journal reports that the Coca-Cola Co., which “urgently needs a strong brand of bottled, ‘ready-to-drink’ iced tea, one of the beverage industry's fastest-growing categories,” may be considering the acquisition of Cadbury Schweppes’ Snapple brand.

However, not all analysts agree that Snapple would be a good buy for Coke, noting that the company has had three owners since 1993, and no longer is the hot commodity it once was.
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