Coca-Cola European Partners PLC, formerly Coca-Cola Enterprises Inc was incorporated in Delaware on February 22, 2010. The Company markets, produces and distributes nonalcoholic beverages to customers and consumers through licensed territory agreements in Belgium, Continental France, Great Britain, Luxembourg, Monaco, the Netherlands, Norway, and Sweden. The Company serves a market of approximately 170 million consumers. The Company has bottling rights within their territories for various beverages, including products with the name "Coca-Cola". The bottling territories consist of Belgium, continental France, Great Britain, Luxembourg, Monaco, the Netherlands, Norway, and Sweden. The Company offers various beverages, including regular, zero, and low-calorie energy and sports drinks, waters, juices, fruit drinks, coffees, and teas. Its brands include Coca-Cola, Diet Coke/Coca-Cola Light, Coke Zero, Coca-Cola Life, Fanta, Sprite and Capri-Sun. The Company purchases concentrates and syrups from TCCC and other licensors to manufacture products. In addition, it purchases sweeteners, juices, mineral waters, finished product, carbon dioxide, fuel, PET (plastic) preforms, glass, aluminum and plastic bottles, aluminum and steel cans, pouches, closures, post-mix, and packaging materials. The Company competes with bottlers and distributors of products of PepsiCo, Inc., Nestle S.A., Groupe Danone S.A., and other private-label products, including those of certain of their customers. The production, distribution, and sale of many of its products are subject to various laws and regulations of the countries.
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