Three Bottlers have pending lawsuits against PepsiCo – CEPSA, Northern Bottling, and Mahaska Bottling; and two Bottlers have pending lawsuits against Core-Mark – Wyoming Beverages (Admiral Beverages) and Pepsi-Cola Bottling of Clinton OK. These suits involve core Bottler franchise rights, including exclusive territories and protection from transshipping. Here we collect information on these lawsuits, as well as key documents concerning the underlying franchise rights at issue.
The Board has adopted updated Antitrust Guidelines for the association.
IBA Northern Bottling Amicus Brief
PCBA Northern Bottling Amicus Brief