Cott Announces Details Relating to the 2016 Annual Meeting of Shareowners

TORONTO, ON and TAMPA, FL--(Apr 6, 2016) - Cott Corporation (NYSECOT) (TSX: BCB) ("Cott" or the "Company") today announced that its 2016 Annual Meeting of Shareowners will be held on Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 8:30 a.m. at the Park Hyatt in downtown Toronto. Cott decided to move the meeting to the downtown location, as opposed to the traditional airport location, in an effort to make the location of the meeting more convenient for its shareowners to attend.

At the meeting, shareowners will be asked to receive the financial statements for the year ended January 2, 2016 and the report on those statements by Cott's independent registered certified public accounting firm, elect directors, approve the appointment of Cott's independent registered certified public accounting firm and hold a non-binding advisory vote on executive compensation.

The meeting will be webcast live from Toronto, ON, Canada on Tuesday, May 3, 2016, at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time. The live audio webcast will be available through the Company's website at http://www.cott.com. The webcast will be recorded and archived for playback on the investor relations section of the website for two weeks following the event.

ABOUT COTT CORPORATION

With the acquisition of DS Services of America, Inc. in December 2014, Cott combined a leading provider in the direct-to-consumer beverage services industry with its traditional business, one of the world's largest producers of beverages on behalf of retailers, brand owners and distributors. Cott now has the largest volume-based national presence in the U.S. home and office delivery industry for bottled water and one of the five largest national market share positions in the U.S. office coffee services and filtration services industries. Cott reaches over 1.5 million customers (approximately 60% commercial and 40% residential) through over 2,000 routes located across our national network supported by national sales and distribution facilities, as well as a fleet of over 2,000 vehicles. Cott's broad portfolio allows it to offer, on a direct-to-consumer basis, a variety of bottled water, coffee, brewed tea, water dispensers, coffee and tea brewers and filtration equipment. With the ability to cover approximately 90% of U.S. households, in terms of geography, Cott believes it has the broadest distribution network in the direct-to-consumer beverage services industry in the United States, which enables it to efficiently service residences and small and medium size businesses, as well as national corporations, universities and government agencies.

Website: www.cott.com

For further information: Jarrod Langhans, Investor Relations, Tel: (813) 313-1732