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Minute Maid

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**1. Minute Maid Overview:**
– Originally incorporated in 1945 as Florida Foods, Inc.
– Employs over 1,900 people.
– Has over $2 billion in sales (1997 est.).
– Headquarters located in Sugar Land Town Square, Texas, U.S.
– Owned by The Coca-Cola Company.

**2. Minute Maid History:**
– Developed frozen orange juice concentrate in 1946.
– Renamed Vacuum Foods Corporation in April 1946.
– Bing Crosby radio show promoted Minute Maid in 1948.
– Purchased rival Snow Crop in late 1954.
– Purchased by Coca-Cola in 1960.

**3. Minute Maid Products:**
– Minute Maid Enhanced Lemonade: Pomegranate Lemonade.

**4. Minute Maid International Presence:**
– Argentina: Marketed under the brand Cepita del Valle; Hi-C products sold in Costa Rica.
– China: Marketed as 美汁源 (MěiZhīYuán) with various variants.
– Hong Kong: Offers a range of juice products.
– Japan: Offers a variety of Minute Maid products.
– Kazakhstan: Piko brand offers apple, apricot, peach juice/nectar.
– Kenya: Various Minute Maid flavors available.
– Malaysia: Minute Maid – Pulpy: Pure orange juice with orange pulpy.
– Mexico: Del Valle Forte and Minute Maid Revita offer a range of flavors.
Netherlands: Minute Maid 100% Fruit Juice in various flavors.
– New Zealand: Keri Juice Co. offers a range of Minute Maid juices.
Pakistan: Minute Maid Pulpy Orange, Pulpy Tropical, and discontinued Pulpy Nimbu/Lemon.
– Paraguay: Frugos del Valle brand offers Minute Maid products.
– United States: Various Minute Maid products available.

**5. Minute Maid Headquarters and Corporate Changes:**
– Minute Maid Headquarters History: Details of office relocations over the years.
– Headquarters Building Details: Information about the Sugar Land Town Square location.
– Corporate Changes: Details about the closing of the Sugar Land office and merger with Atlanta headquarters.
– References: Mention of key articles and references related to Minute Maid.
– Related Topics: Links to Cappy brand, Houston economy, lemonade topics, and articles related to Minute Maid’s global presence.

Minute Maid (Wikipedia)

Minute Maid is an American product line of beverages, usually associated with lemonade or orange juice, but which now extends to soft drinks of different kinds, including Hi-C. Minute Maid is sold under the Cappy brand in Central Europe and under the brand "Моя Семья" (Moya sem'ya, "My Family") in Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States. Minute Maid was the first company to market frozen orange juice concentrate, allowing it to be distributed throughout the United States and served year-round. The Minute Maid Company is owned by The Coca-Cola Company, the world's largest marketer of fruit juices and drinks. The firm opened its headquarters in Sugar Land Town Square in Sugar Land, Texas, United States, on February 16, 2009; previously it was headquartered in the 2000 St. James Place building in Houston.

The Minute Maid Company
Founded1945; 79 years ago (1945) (as Florida Foods, Inc.)
HeadquartersSugar Land Town Square
First Colony, Sugar Land, Texas, U.S.
Key people
J. Alexander M. Douglas Jr. (President of North America Group of Coca-Cola)
ProductsFruit juices, soft drinks
Number of employees
ParentThe Coca-Cola Company
SubsidiariesSimply Beverages
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