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Sunny Delight Beverages Co
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Sunny Delight Beverages Co. History

1963 Sunny Delight founded in Florida by 2 dads, Howard Dick and Phil Grinnell.

1966 Purchased by Coca-Cola Bottling operation.

1970 First production of Sunny Delight Florida Citrus Punch in Mt. Dora, FL.

1982 Bottler sold Doric Foods to parent company, Coca-Cola.

1983 Coca-Cola sold Doric Foods to a joint venture between Charterhouse Group International and American Fruit Co., creating Sundor Brands Inc.

1989 Procter & Gamble acquired Sundor Brands Inc. and the growing Sunny Delight brand.

1997 SunnyD expanded into Canada.

1998 SunnyD expanded into Europe.

2004 Sunny Delight Beverages Co. established when J. W. Childs, a Boston-based private equity firm, acquired Sunny Delight brands from Procter & Gamble.

2007 Veryfine and Fruit2O acquired from Kraft.

2011 Sunny Delight Europe sold to Orangina Schweppes.

2016 Brynwood Partners VII L.P., a Greenwich, CT-based private equity firm, acquired Sunny Delight Beverages Co.

Company Headquarters


Sunny Delight Beverages Co.
10300 Alliance Road
Suite #500
Cincinnati, OH 45242