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Keurig Dr Pepper Canada selects Mark Anthony Brands’ Ready-to-Drink
and Beer Division as their Canadian distributor
for Mott’s Clamato Caesar, Snapple Spiked Tea, and Hires Root Beer and Vodka

MONTREAL, Quebec – May 1st, 2021 – Canada Dry Mott’s Inc., doing business as Keurig Dr Pepper Canada, and Mark Anthony Brands jointly announced today that they entered into a long-term agreement that will provide national distribution to Keurig Dr Pepper’s innovative Ready-to-Drink beverages across all agreed to Liquor and Food service channels in Canada. This partnership combines Mark Anthony’s nearly 50 years of expertise in the Canadian market with the leading portfolio of brands from Keurig Dr Pepper Canada, including #1 Mott’s Clamato Ready-to-Drink Caesar, Snapple Spiked Tea, and legendary, Hires Root Beer and Vodka.

Commenting on the new partnership Keurig Dr Pepper Canada President, Stephane Glorieux said, “This agreement allows Keurig Dr Pepper Canada to expand and maximize the potential of our Ready-to-Drink products through Mark Anthony Brands’ winning go-to-market strategy. We are thrilled to make our products more widely available to Canadian consumers and work with a trailblazer in the category like Mark Anthony.”

Established in 1972, Mark Anthony is the leader in the Ready-to-Drink category with an unprecedented track record of creating innovative new to world brands, beginning with the world’s first-flavoured ciders in the early 1980s, followed by the creation of Mike’s Hard Lemonade in the 1990s and, most recently, White Claw Hard Seltzer, a brand that has transformed the beverage industry and become a social phenomenon of our times. 

Keurig Dr Pepper is celebrating 20 years of experience and success in the market with flagship brands such as Mott’s Clamato and Hires Root Beer & Vodka, which remain the undisputed favourites of Canadian consumers. Building on the expertise from Mott’s, Snapple Spiked and Hires, Canadians will be able to try this year two new Canada Dry Classics, Gin & Tonic and Vodka & Soda. In addition to that, look for expansion to its signature product lines with new hit flavours to include Snapple Spiked Mango Raspberry and Mott’s Clamato Caesar Sriracha. Thanks to this new partnership with Mark Anthony, Keurig Dr Pepper Canada will be able to achieve its RTD vision in the years to come.

“Keurig Dr Pepper Canada has a growing portfolio of legendary Canadian and International brands that are a perfect complement to our market Ready-to-Drink beverages,” said Ryan Cousineau, General Manager Mark Anthony. “We greatly admire their innovative approach to brand building, focus on sustainability and commitment to making a positive impact on local communities in Canada – values that are in complete alignment with our own. We are proud to bring these brands to Canadian consumers from coast to coast.”

“Mark Anthony is uniquely positioned to compete in all trade channels, and we see tremendous opportunities ahead for these iconic brands. Our pioneering efforts created the Canadian Ready-to-Drink market and we are committed to provide exceptional levels of service and expertise as we take the Keurig Dr Pepper Canada legendary portfolio of brands to new levels of success,” said Scott Walton, President The Mark Anthony Group of Companies.

About Keurig Dr Pepper Canada:

Keurig Dr Pepper Canada is the business name under which Keurig Canada Inc. and Canada Dry Mott’s Inc. operate. From coast to coast, the Company provides a broad range of beverages for every need, available everywhere people shop and consume. Keurig Dr Pepper Canada offers a wide variety of hot and cold beverages marketed under more than 60 flagship brands, including Canada Dry®, Mott’s Clamato®, Van Houtte® and Timothy’s®; as well as Keurig® single-serve coffee makers.

The Company’s principal Canadian offices and executive team are located in Montreal, Quebec and Mississauga, Ontario. Also located in Montreal, Quebec are the organization’s hot beverage manufacturing facilities and Keurig Canada Inc.’s subsidiary Van Houtte Coffee Services Inc., which offers innovative beverage services to away from home customers from branch offices in 30 Canadian cities. To learn more about our company, visit:

About Mark Anthony Brands:

Mark Anthony Brands is part of The Mark Anthony Group of Companies, one of North America’s most diversified and successful private beverage companies focused on the alcohol beverage sector. Founded in 1972, Mark Anthony grew organically from a one-person wine importing business to a leading producer and distributor of fine wine, spirits and premium beer, and today is the #1 Ready-to-Drink Company in North America. Mark Anthony is an innovative and entrepreneurial organization with a successful track record of building amazing company-owned and third-party partner brands from coast to coast in Canada. Today, Mark Anthony remains a private, family-owned business with tremendous pride in being 100% Canadian-owned.

Media Contacts:
Keurig Dr Pepper Canada Media Contact:
Cynthia Shanks, Director, Communications & Sustainability
T: 514-789-4535 or 

The Mark Anthony Group of Companies Media Contact:
Ian Galbraith, Vice President Communications
T: 604.269.7017 or