ST. CLOUD - St. Cloud based Viking Coca-Cola is expanding its distribution territory in northern Minnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan.

The Coca-Cola Company and Dr. Pepper Snapple Group are giving exclusive rights to their subsidiary, Coca-Cola Beverages of Duluth, to expand into cities like Duluth, Grand Rapids, Cloquet and Silver Bay in Minnesota. They will also have access to Superior, Ashland and Hayward in Wisconsin and Ironwood, Bessemer and Wakefield in Michigan.

Viking Coca-Cola was founded in 1952 and it's operated by the Faber family in St. Cloud. They bottle and distribute Coca-Cola products to over 1.5 million people and have 12 facilities through Minnesota and Wisconsin.

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