Buffalo Rock

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Buffalo Rock Company
TypePrivate
IndustryBeverages
Founded1901
HeadquartersBirmingham, Alabama, US
Key people
Matthew Dent, President and Chief Executive Officer
James C. Lee III, Chairman of the Board
Kevin Conaway, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Wayne Wisdom, Senior Vice President Chief Business Operations Officer
Emily Brown Cotney, Senior Vice President Chief Employee Experience and Legal Counsel
Mike McDonald, Senior Vice President Manufacturing and Production
David Miller, Senior Vice President Customer Strategy, Marketing and Brand Development
ProductsPepsiCo Products
Food services
Revenue$550 million (2015)
Number of employees
2,100 (2015)[1]
Websitehttp://www.buffalorock.com/

Buffalo Rock Company is an independent Pepsi bottler based in Birmingham, Alabama. It was founded in 1901. In addition to bottling Pepsi products, the company produced Grapico in 1981, a grape-flavored soft drink, and a ginger ale under its own brand name.

Buffalo Rock ginger ale is considerably darker in color and has a stronger ginger content than is customary. Some customers use the term "ginger cola" to describe the taste. Buffalo Rock and Grapico are sold throughout Alabama, parts of Georgia and the panhandle of Florida.

A 2-liter bottle of Dr. Wham sold in Staunton, Virginia.

In 2005, Buffalo Rock introduced a soft drink called Dr. Wham. Dr. Wham is sold in Buffalo Rock markets where the company does not have the territorial rights to sell Dr Pepper, including markets such as Huntsville, Alabama, Montgomery, Alabama, Columbus, Georgia, Pensacola, Florida, and Staunton, Virginia. A complete listing of markets that carry Dr. Wham is on the Buffalo Rock website.

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