Cott Beverages

Just Drinks coverage of Cott’s sale of its traditional beverage business to Refresco

In a deal worth more than $1.25 billion, two major beverage manufactures have specific goals that move them in opposite directions. Refresco’s purchase of Cott’s traditional bottling business positions them as a leader in Europe and the United States, gaining almost 50% more capacity and volume. For Cott, the move away from sugary drinks positions …

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Reuters Worldwide covers one of the biggest stories in Cott’s 90-year history

Refresco’s purchase of Cott’s bottling activities positions both companies to pursue their goals. Refresco chief executive Hans Roelofs explained how the deal “was part of Refresco’s long-term strategy.”  Worth around $1.7 billion, Cott’s bottling services will give a 50% boost to Refresco’s annual volume of 12 billion liters. Click here to read this story at …

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Featured in Canadian Business, Cott’s acquisitions raise interest on Wall Street

The carbonated soft drinks industry started a slow decline back in 2005, causing major bottling companies, like Cott Corporation, to find alternative revenue sources. Cott’s successful acquisition of DS Services was the “first of many acquisitions that will see Cott’s customer base—and profit—grow.” This also signals the pursuit of better-for-you brands to offset the losses …

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CNN Money claims that you may not have heard of Cott, but you do know the national brands they bottle

With a tough year in the soft drink category, and continued decline in sugary drinks, there are several companies still managing to expand and fill demand. These companies have very little brand recognition among consumers, such as Cott, but that’s okay, because their focus is providing retailer-brands for some of their biggest customers, like WalMart. …

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