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(FILES) In this picture taken 18 August...(FILES) In this picture taken 18 August 2004, An Indian employee of Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages Ltd. stacks a pile of empty bottles and their crates at the plant in the village of Nemam, some 40 kms south-west of Chennai. With a billion-plus people in a hot climate and a booming economy, India should be a choice market for Coke and Pepsi -- but the two cola giants have instead faced a very bumpy local ride.The brands are in the midst of a publicity nightmare after an environmental group alleged that their sodas were high in pesticides, leading to full or partial bans in six Indian states. AFP PHOTO/Dibyangshu SARKAR/FILES (Photo credit should read DIBYANGSHU SARKAR/AFP/Getty Images)