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Coca-Cola type K-cups might soon be a reality

Published: Friday, Feb. 7 2014 9:20 a.m. MST

This Monday, Oct. 15, 2012 photo shows two cans of Caffeine Free Diet Coke on ice in Surfside, Fla. Coca-Cola is expected to report earnings, Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013. The creators of Coke have invested $1.25 billion into Green Mountain Coffee, as Coca-Cola looks to introduce K-cups, just with soda instead, CBS News reported.

Wilfredo Lee, Associated Press

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Coca-Cola wants you to make your own soda. Kind of.

The creators of Coke have invested $1.25 billion into Green Mountain Coffee, as Coca-Cola looks to introduce K-cups, just with soda instead, CBS News reported. This is a way for the company to strike against SodaStream, which allows consumers to make their own soda, CBS News reported.

“Coca-Cola wants in on the do-it-yourself soda-making that SodaStream has pioneered,” CBS reported. “SodaStream will pull in about $562 million in sales for 2013 and wants to become a billion-dollar company by 2016. It's barely begun to tap the potential of the home-carbonation market — and Coca-Cola is moving in now through its new partner.”

Read the full article at cbsnews.com.

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