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• Strong Portfolio: DPSG currently has a uniquely diversified portfolio comprised of many carbonated soft drinks (CSD) and non-carbonated soft drink brands.
• Integrated Business Model: DPSG has a competitive advantage over others in the marketplace due to their integration of brand ownership, bottling, and distribution.
• Strong Customer Relationships: DPSG has long-standing relationships with many of their top customers and products are sold to a wide variety of companies including retailers, fast food chains, and convenience stores.
• Attractive Positioning within a Growing Market: DPSG currently holds the number three position title within Canada, the United States, and Mexican beverage markets. They participate in many growing categories in the liquid refreshment market, such as ready-to-drink teas.
• Broad Geographic Manufacturing and Distribution Coverage: DPSG has 21 manufacturing facilities and approximately 200 distribution centers in the United States. Company warehouses are strategically located at or near bottling plants to ensure products are made in a timely fashion to meet consumer demand. This allows them to better align their operations, including reducing transportation costs, enabling them to coordinate new product launches, and have an upper hand at the overall logistics timing.
• Strong Operating Margins with Significant Cash Flows: DPSG’s high performing product portfolio has enabled the company to have strong operating margins, which have in turn created steady cash flow and strong stockholder value.
• Experienced Executive Management Team: DPSG’s management team has extensive experience in the food and beverage industry. Their skills are the driving forces behind growth within the company through efficient marketing, alignment of manufacturing, bottling and distribution interests, and acquisitions of boutique…...

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