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Cott Corp. is King of Pop

Private label beverage company Cott Corp is back from the brink. Now what?

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Cott history:

1923: Cott bevergesPolish immigrant Solomon and son Harry Cott found Cott Beverage Corp. in Port Chester, N.Y. They make carbonated fruit sodas in flavors such as raspberry and orange.

1952: Harry Pencer discovers Cott beverages and begins importing them to Canada.

1955: Pencer licenses the rights to Cott sodas in Canada, creating Cott Beverages Ltd.

Cott beverges1986: Cott goes public, trading on the Toronto and Montreal stock exchanges

1990s: Cott enters the U.S. and U.K.

2002: After trading on Nasdaq since 1992, Cott moves to the New York Stock Exchange and expands into Mexico.

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