SodaStream’s Kitchen Appliance Fizzes Up Shares Amid U.S. Push

When London gin distiller George Gilbey began selling British aristocrats do-it-yourself gadgets to carbonate tap water in 1903, the emphasis was on function, not style. Even by 1955, when the first mass-market version was introduced, the soda machine resembled a miniature scuba tank.

To continue reading this article you must be a Bloomberg Professional Service Subscriber.