Coca-Cola to buy bottling operations in Philadelphia
September 01, 2006
by FoodBusinessNews.net Staff
ATLANTA — The Coca-Cola Co. has signed agreements with J. Bruce Llewellyn and Brucephil, Inc., the parent company of The Philadelphia Coca-Cola Bottling Co., for the potential purchase of the remaining shares of Brucephil not currently owned by Coca-Cola.
If the purchase is made, Coca Cola would have a controlling interest in The Philadelphia Coca-Cola Bottling Co.
The potential sale is subject to approval and is expected to occur no later than 2009.