Dunkin' Donuts partners with Coca-Cola to enter cold coffee market

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The logo of Dunkin' Donuts is on display in Tbilisi, Georgia, July 13, 2016. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili (Copyright Reuters 2016)

Dunkin' Brands Group Inc said its donut chain, Dunkin' Donuts, will partner with Coca-Cola Co to launch a line of cold coffee beverages in the United States, its first foray into the ready-to-drink coffee market.

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The donut chain operator said the beverages, set to launch in early 2017, will be manufactured, distributed and sold by Coca-Cola.

The bottled iced coffees will be sold at grocery, convenience stores, mass merchandizers and Dunkin' Donuts restaurants.

The company did not disclose financial terms of the deal.

(Reporting by Jessica Kuruthukulangara in Bengaluru; Editing by Shounak Dasgupta)