National Beverage Corp was incorporated in Delaware in 1985. It is a holding company for various operating subsidiaries. The company is engaged in the development, manufacturing, marketing and sale of flavored beverage products. Its main focus is the United States, but its products are also distributed in Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean, Latin America, the Pacific Rim, Asia, Europe and the Middle East. Its brands include soft drinks, energy drinks and shots, juices, teas, still and sparkling waters. In addition, it produce soft drinks for certain retailers ('Allied Brands') who also promote certain of its brands ('Strategic Alliances'). Its soft drinks product includes Shasta, Faygo, Ritz, St. Nick's. Its Energy & Sports drinks include Rip It, Rip It Shots, Mega Sport. Its juices product includes Everfresh, Mr. Pure and Home Juice. Its waters & enhanced waters products include LaCroix, Clear Fruit, Àsanté, Mt. Shasta. Its other products include Sundance and Ohana. Its twelve manufacturing facilities are strategically located near metropolitan markets across the continental United States. The Company's products compete with many varieties of liquid refreshment, including soft drinks, water products, juices, fruit drinks, powdered drinks, coffees, teas, energy drinks, sports drinks, dairy-based drinks, functional beverages and various other nonalcoholic beverages. It competes with bottlers and distributors of national, regional and private label products. The production, distribution and sale of its products in the United States are subject to the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act; the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act of 1994; the Occupational Safety and Health Act; the Lanham Act; various environmental statutes; and various other federal, state and local statutes regulating the production, transportation, sale, safety, advertising, labeling and ingredients of such products.