Coca-Cola Bottling Company United, an American bottler of Coca-Cola products, has bought Scottsboro Coca-Cola Bottling Company.

The acquisition is said to form a part of Coca-Cola Company’s agreements to grant new, expanded territories to five US bottlers.

According to Coca-Cola UNITED, the bottlers include Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated, Coca-Cola Bottling Company United , Swire Coca-Cola USA, Coca-Cola Bottling Company High Country and Corinth Coca-Cola Bottling Works.

Said to have already begun its operations in the new territories, Scottsboro Coca-Cola is expected to become a part of Coca-Cola United’s newly formed Tennessee Valley Division, over the future.

The Tennessee Valley Division includes the Chattanooga area in Tennessee and locations in the North Georgia area including Dalton, Summerville, Ringgold, Rossville, and Fort Oglethorpe.

Scottsboro Coca-Cola Bottling Company sales center manager Rodney Putman said that Scottsboro Coca-Cola is fortunate to be part of Coca-Cola Bottling Company UNITED, a company that has a local operating model.

"This means that we are responsible for serving our local consumers and customers, and as importantly, supporting our communities," Putman added.

The financial terms of the transaction have not been disclosed.

Founded in 1902, Coca-Cola Bottling Company United has operations in Alabama and five other southeastern states.

The company produces and distributes Coca-Cola, Diet Coke, Sprite, Fanta, Dasani water, POWERADE and other beverages under exclusive franchises from The Coca-Cola Company and other soft drink manufacturers.

Image: Scottsboro Coca-Cola Bottling will become a part of Coca-Cola United’s newly formed Tennessee Valley Division. Photo: Courtesy of CCBCU.