Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated is the second largest Coca-Cola bottler in the United States. The Company is a leader in manufacturing, selling, and distributing soft drinks. With corporate offices in Charlotte, North Carolina, the Company does business in eleven states, primarily in the Southeast. Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated has one of the highest per capita soft drink consumption rates in the world and manages franchise territories with a consumer base of more than eighteen million people (The Coca-Cola Company Annual Review 2007). Coca-Cola Bottling Co.
Consolidated makes, sells, and delivers carbonated and noncarbonated beverages, primarily products of The Coca-Cola Company. The Company’s product offerings include carbonated soft drinks, bottled water, teas, juices, isotonics, and energy drinks. COMPLETE NAME OF YOUR COMPANY – Coca? Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated COMPANY’S PRIMARY OFFICE Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated 4115 Coca Cola Plaza Charlotte, NC 28211 STATE IN WHICH THE COMPANY IS INCORPORATED – Atlanta, GA. YEAR IN WHICH THE COMPANY WAS FOUNDED – 1886 PRIMARY LINES OF BUSINESS – Beverages ESTIMATED ANNUAL SALES – $1,435,999,000
INDEPENDENT AUDITOR – PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP STOCK EXCHANGE LISTING – The NASDAQ Stock Market (Global Market) STOCK TICKET SYMBOL – NASDAQ Symbol – COKE NUMBER OF PERSONS ON THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS – 11 DOES YOUR FIRM HAVE ANY SUBSIDIARIES? – Yes HOW MANY SUBSIDIARIES? – Wholly owned 1 i. e. Beverages and Beyond Brands, Incorporated and related companies are 3 i. e. Data Ventures, Swift Water Logistics and Red Classic Brokerage, LLC. (Financial Statements, The Coca-Cola Company) PROVIDE DETAILS AS TO THE MOST SIGNIFICANT – SUBSIDIARIES Beverages and Beyond Brands, Incorporated (BYB Brands, Inc.
), a full-service brand creation company, specializing in new and alternative com beverages as well as other consumable products. Initial products being sold and marketing are the line of Cinnabon Ready-To-Drink Coffee Lattes, Respect Water & Vitamins & Minerals, Tum-E Yummies, and Country Breeze Tea’s (Corporate Responsibility, 2008). WHAT MAJOR TRENDS AND DEVELOPMENTS ARE OCCURRING IN YOUR INDUSTRY? Consumers are shifting away from fizzy drinks and are avoiding carbonated drinks like coke; majority of sales is now of bottled water, fruit juices and other still brands. Bibliography Corporate Responsibility. (n. d. ).
Retrieved December 30, 2006, from The Coca-Cola Company: http://www. thecoca-colacompany. com/citizenship/the_coca-cola_system. html Financial Statements. (The Coca-Cola Company). Retrieved August 19, 2008, from http://www. thecoca-colacompany. com/ourcompany/ar/financialoverview. html Long, J. (n. d. ). What can missions learn from Coca-Cola? Retrieved July 17, 2008, from http://www. momentum-mag. org/2008/07/what-can-missions-learn-from-coca-cola The Coca-Cola Company Annual Review 2007. (n. d. ). Retrieved August 19, 2008, from The Coca-Cola Company, The Language of Refreshment: http://www. scribd. com/doc/4022925/2007-Coke-annual-review