Profile: Dr Pepper Snapple Group Inc (DPS)
22 Jul 2016
Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc., incorporated on October 24, 2007, is an owner, manufacturer and distributor of non-alcoholic beverages in the United States, Canada and Mexico. The Company's products consist of flavored (non-cola) carbonated soft drinks (CSDs) and non-carbonated beverages (NCBs), including ready-to-drink teas, juices, juice drinks, water and mixers. The Company operates under three segments: Beverage Concentrates, Packaged Beverages and Latin America Beverages. The Company's brands include Dr Pepper, Canada Dry, Crush, Schweppes, Sunkist soda, 7UP, A&W, Sun Drop, RC Cola, Squirt, Diet Rite, Vernors and the concentrate form of Hawaiian Punch. The Company distributes finished beverages and manufactures beverage concentrates and fountain syrups. The Company operates over 20 manufacturing facilities across the United States and Mexico. The Company caters to bottlers and distributors, retailers, food service and convenience store customers.
The Company's Beverage Concentrates segment is a brand ownership business. The Company manufactures and sells beverage concentrates in the United States and Canada. Beverage concentrates are shipped to third-party bottlers, as well as to the Company's own manufacturing systems. Beverage concentrates are also manufactured into syrup, which is shipped to fountain customers, such as fast food restaurants. The Company's Beverage Concentrates brands are sold by its bottlers, including its own Packaged Beverages segment, through retail channels, including supermarkets, fountains, merchandisers, club stores, vending machines, convenience stores, gas stations, small groceries, drug chains and dollar stores.
The Company's Packaged Beverages segment is a brand ownership, manufacturing and distribution business. It manufactures and distributes packaged beverages and other products, including its brands, third-party owned brands and private label beverages, in the United States and Canada. It also provides a route-to-market for third-party brand owners. Its Packaged Beverages' products are manufactured in facilities across the United States and are sold or distributed to retailers and their warehouses by the Company's own distribution network or by third-party distributors. The Company sells its products both through its direct store delivery system (DSD) and through its warehouse direct delivery system (WD), through retail channels, including supermarkets, fountain channel, merchandisers, club stores, vending machines, convenience stores, gas stations, groceries, drug chains and dollar stores.
Latin America Beverages
The Company's Latin America Beverages segment is a brand ownership, manufacturing and distribution business. This segment participates in the carbonated mineral water, flavored CSD, bottled water and vegetable juice categories, which includes carbonated mineral water, vegetable juice categories and grapefruit flavored CSDs. In Mexico, the Company manufactures and distributes its products through its bottling operations and third-party bottlers and distributors. In the Caribbean, it distributes its products through third-party bottlers and distributors. The Company sells its finished beverages through Mexican retail channels, including mom and pop stores, supermarkets, hypermarkets and on premise channels.
The Company competes with Coca-Cola, PepsiCo, Nestle, S.A., Kraft Foods Group, Inc., The Campbell Soup Company and the Cott Corporation.
Dr Pepper Snapple Group Inc
5301 Legacy Dr
PLANO TX 75024-3109