July 11, 2007/SAN FRANCISCO/MarketWatch -- Cadbury Schweppes Americas Beverages, a division of Cadbury Schweppes Plc, said Wednesday it has acquired Southeast-Atlantic Beverage Corp., an independent bottling and distribution company based in Jacksonville, Fla. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Cadbury said Southeast-Atlantic Beverage is the second-largest independent bottling company in the U.S., with 2006 revenues of $172 million and nearly 900 employees.

From the July 16, 2007, Prepared Foods e-Flash