Dr Pepper Snapple Group is an American multinational soft drink company based in Plano, Texas, and as of July 2018 it is a business unit of the publicly traded conglomerate Keurig Dr Pepper.
Beverage America and Select Beverages bottlers were purchased from the Carlyle Group in February 1998. Snapple, Mistic and Stewart’s (formerly Cable Car Beverage) were sold by Triarc Companies, Inc. to Cadbury Schweppes in 2000 for $ 1.45 billion.That October, Cadbury Schweppes purchased Royal Crown Cola from Triarc.
Formerly Cadbury Schweppes Americas Beverages, part of Cadbury Schweppes, on May 5, 2008 it was spun off from Cadbury Schweppes as Dr Pepper Snapple Group, with trading in its shares starting on May 7, 2008 on the NYSE as “DPS”. The remainder of Cadbury Schweppes become Cadbury, a confectionery group, on May 5, 2008.