C&C Group PLC was incorporated on March 19, 2004. The Company is engaged in the production, marketing and selling of cider and beer. Its operating segments are: The Bulmers-Gleeson business in the Republic of Ireland, The Tennent's business in Scotland and Northern Ireland, The Magners and other cider brands business in the UK, The third party brands business in the UK, and The international cider and beer business, including Vermont Hard Cider Company in the USA The Bulmers sales and marketing team has now been integrated into the Gleeson wholesaling and distribution business to create a new player in the Irish market offering an enhanced portfolio of long alcoholic drinks, soft drinks and water. The Irish manufacturing plants are located in Clonmel and Borrisoleigh in Co. Tipperary. The Cider segment covers the sale of cider brands in Great Britain and Northern Ireland. The Tennent's beer business is headquartered at Wellpark Brewery, Glasgow and operates in Scotland and Northern Ireland. The third party brands business in the UK segment comprises two divisions: agency brands and private label. The principal agency brands sold in the UK by the Group are the AB InBev brands, which the Group distributes in Northern Ireland and Scotland. The private label contract production division manufactures cider and beer at Wellpark and Shepton Mallet for a range of customers, including the supermarkets and other contract brewers. The international division now comprises two main elements: Vermont Hard Cider Company, LLC (vHCC) in the United States and the international beer and cider business. It has operations in Republic of Ireland, UK, Rest of Europe, North America and Rest of world.
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