Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated
| Nasdaq: COKE
Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated engages in producing, marketing and distributing nonalcoholic beverages. The company's nonalcoholic beverage products include sparkling beverages with carbonation, energy drinks and still beverages without carbonation, bottled water, tea, ready-to-drink coffee, enhanced water, juices and sports drinks. It holds Cola Beverage and Still Beverage agreements under which it distributes and markets POWERade, Vitaminwater, Minute Maid Juices and Dasani water products. The company's main packaging materials for beverages are plastic bottles and aluminum cans and provides restaurants and other immediate consumption outlets with fountain products which are dispensed through equipment that mixes the fountain syrup with carbonated or still water, enabling fountain retailers to sell finished products to consumers in cups or glasses. The products which the company owns include Country Breeze tea, diet Country Breeze tea, Tum-E Yummies, a vitamin-C enhanced flavored drink, Bean & Body, Simmer and Bazza energy tea. The company was founded by J. B. Harrison in 1902 and is headquartered in Charlotte, NC.