Keurig Dr Pepper Inc. history, profile and corporate video
Keurig Dr Pepper Inc., formerly Keurig Green Mountain (2014–2018) and originally Green Mountain Coffee Roasters (1981–2014), is an American beverage company headquartered in Burlington, Massachusetts, United States. It was formed in 2018 through the merger of Keurig Green Mountain and Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Keurig Dr Pepper.
Keurig Green Mountain
Keurig Green Mountain was originally founded by Bob Stiller in 1981 as a small café Green Mountain Coffee Roasters in Waitsfield, Vermont.
In 2006, Green Mountain Coffee Roasters (GMCR) acquired the brewing machine manufacturer Keurig, Inc.
In March 2014, the company changed its name to Keurig Green Mountain.
Dr Pepper Snapple Group
Dr Pepper Snapple (also called Dr. Pepper/7up Inc.) is an American multinational soft drink company based in Texas, and as of July 2018, it is a business unit of Keurig Dr Pepper, Inc.
It was formerly known as Cadbury Schweppes Americas Beverages, part of Cadbury Schweppes, until May 2008 when it was spun off from Cadbury Schweppes as Dr Pepper Snapple Group. The remainder of Cadbury Schweppes become Cadbury, a multinational confectionery company.
The company’s brand portfolio involves more than 125 owned, licensed, partner, and allied brands.
Coffees: Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, The Original Donut Shop, Laughing Man, Peet’s, Caribou Coffee, Van Houtte, REVV, Tully’s, Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Newman’s Own Organics, Barista Brothers, Barista Prima Coffeehouse, Brûlerie Mont-Royal, Brûlerie St-Denis, Café Escapes, Café Punta del Cielo, Cinnabon, Coffee People, Diedrich, Donut House, Emeril’s, Gloria Jean’s, Holly’s, Kahlua, Laura Secord, Orient Express, Timothy’s, Panera, and Adagio.
Flavored Soft Drinks: Dr Pepper, 7UP, A&W, Canada Dry, Schweppes, Sunkist, Crush, Sun Drop, IBC, Diet Rite, Squirt, Vernors, RC Cola, Hires, Stewart’s, Big Red, Cplus, Cactus Cooler, Nehi Cola, and Tahitian Treat.
Teas & Waters: Bai, Canada Dry, Deja Blue, Penafiel, Schweppes, Snapple, Straight Up Tea, Evian, VitaCoco, CORE, and Limitless.
Juices, Juice Drinks, Mixers & More: Clamato, Hawaiian Punch, Margaritaville, Mott’s, Mr & Mrs T, Nantucket Nectars, Real Lemon, Real Lime, Rose’s, Swiss Miss, Venom, Yoo-Hoo, Xyience, and Mistic Fruit.
With more than 27 000 employees, Keurig Dr Pepper is considered one of the leading food & beverage companies in North America and the first to bring hot and cold beverages together at scale. According to Forbes, it is considered one of the top 2000 largest public companies in the world.
*Information from Forbes.com, Wikipedia.org, and www.keurigdrpepper.com.
**Video published on www.keurigdrpepper.com.