Canadian Vending

Coke Consolidated to expand distribution territory and purchase manufacturing facilities

September 12, 2016
By Canadian Vending

Charlotte, NC – Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated has signed agreements with an affiliate of The Coca-Cola Company to expand the bottler’s distribution territory to include territories located within parts of Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky and West Virginia and to purchase manufacturing facilities in Ohio and Indiana.

The agreement to expand distribution territory includes the following territories: Cincinnati, Columbus and Dayton, Ohio; Indianapolis, Bloomington, Terre Haute, South Bend, Fort Wayne, Lafayette and Anderson in Indiana; and Louisa, Kentucky.

Coca-Cola Refreshments USA, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of The Coca-Cola Company, currently serves these territories. Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated expects to begin a series of transaction closings for these distribution territories in the fall of 2016 and to complete them in 2017.