Coke Consolidated Announces First Quarter Dividend

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Jan. 13, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated (NASDAQ:COKE) today announced that the Board of Directors has declared a dividend for the first quarter of 2017 of $.25 per share on shares of the Company's Common Stock and Class B Common Stock payable on February 10, 2017 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on January 27, 2017.

About Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated

Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated provides moments of happiness for millions of people every day with a broad portfolio of beverages that fit every activity and lifestyle. Coke Consolidated is the largest independent Coca-Cola bottler in the United States. We make, sell and distribute Coca-Cola products along with other unique beverages, carrying more than 300 brands and flavors across 16 states to approximately 41 million people. Our Purpose is to honor God, serve others, pursue excellence and grow profitably. Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., Coke Consolidated is traded on the NASDAQ under the symbol COKE. More information about the Company is available at Follow Coke Consolidated on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Linkedin.

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