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bot·tle

 (bŏt′l)
n.
1. A receptacle having a narrow neck, usually no handles, and a mouth that can be plugged, corked, or capped.
2. The quantity that a bottle holds.
3. A receptacle filled with milk or formula that is fed, as to babies, in place of breast milk.
4. Informal
a. Intoxicating liquor: Don't take to the bottle.
b. The practice of drinking large quantities of intoxicating liquor: Her problem is the bottle.
tr.v. bot·tled, bot·tling, bot·tles
1. To place in a bottle.
2. To hold in; restrain: bottled up my emotions.

[Middle English botel, from Old French botele, from Medieval Latin butticula, diminutive of Late Latin buttis, cask.]

bot′tler n.

bottler

(ˈbɒtələ)
n
informal Austral and NZ an excellent or outstanding person or thing
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bottler - a manufacturer that makes and bottles beveragesbottler - a manufacturer that makes and bottles beverages
manufacturer, manufacturing business, maker - a business engaged in manufacturing some product
Translations

bottler

[ˈbɒtləʳ] N (= person) → embotellador(a) m/f; (= company) → embotelladora f

bottler

[ˈbɒtələr] nembouteilleur mbottle-top [ˈbɒtəltɒp] ncapsule f

bottler

n (= company)Abfüllbetrieb m; (= person)Abfüller(in) m(f); (= machine)Abfüllmaschine f
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NEW YORK: PepsiCo Inc assured investors this week that its recent bottler acquisitions would give it the muscle to retool its North American distribution system, but it still faces small hurdles.
Given the few strong brands, each bottler can guess the other bottlers' bids from a grocery chain's response to its bid.
Consolidated, the second-largest licensed Coca-Cola bottler in the United States, said Wal-Mart accounted for approximately 15 percent of its total bottle/can volumes to retail customers and approximately 11 percent of the company's total net sales, according to court documents.
ALTHOUGH EACH BOTTLER IS DELIVERING DIRECTLY TO A WAL-MART WAREHOUSE ONLY IN A LIMITED AREA, PLANS ARE TO DELIVER TO THE RETAILER'S DCS ACROSS THE ENTIRE RANGE OF EACH BOTTLER'S TERRITORY BY THE END OF 2006 ONCE WAL-MART GIVES THE OKAY.
The DSD delivery system employed by the bottler is at the core of the successful marketing of the [Coke] products, brand awareness and customer preference for those products," according to one of the lawsuits.
Further, Mark Johnson of bottler Trinity Springs--which taps a spring in Idaho so pure it doesn't need any treatment--concludes, "If you don't disinfect, you must protect the source and increase environmental awareness so the source stays protected.
6 billion, the merger will result in the world's second-largest Coca-Cola bottler.
Fukuoka-based Coca-Cola West, Japan's largest Coca-Cola bottler, and Kinki Coca-Cola, based in Osaka Prefecture, said they are aiming to cut costs and strengthen competitiveness by jointly producing products and supplying them to one another.
of Dublin, Texas, in an effort to end numerous practices by the bottler that violate its license agreement.
Our POWERADE contract clearly allows a bottler to choose warehouse delivery in its own territory," said Don Knauss, President, Coca-Cola North America.
But a loophole has recently allowed one bottler to divorce itself from this system of inconsistent state and federal rules.