Our History


Virginia Beach BeveragesVirginia Beach Beverages first opened its doors in 1930. In 1946, William Tipton took ownership of the company under the name, 7-Up Bottling of Norfolk. Mr. Tipton maintained ownership until 1968 when Phillip Morris became the owner and changed its name to 7-Up of Virginia Beach. John Imbesi and his family took ownership of the company in 1983 and remained owners until the Jessup Family and Pepsi-Cola Bottling Company of Central Virginia purchased the business in 1994, at which point it was re-named Virginia Beach Beverages.

Prior to 1994, the flagship product of the company was 7-Up. Virginia Beach Beverages is now a distributor of a variety of carbonated and non-carbonated soft drinks, water, and other beverages. Many of its products are produced locally at the Pepsi-Cola Bottling Company of Central Virginia’s manufacturing plant in Charlottesville, Virginia. Virginia Beach Beverages is proud to offer a wide variety of refreshments sure to meet the tastes of every consumer!


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Virginia Beach Beverages is a multi-brand, new age beverage sales facility serving the Tidewater region.

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  • Virginia Beach Beverages
        1400 Air Rail Avenue
        Virginia Beach, Virginia 23455

  • 757-464-1771
  • 800-777-1771
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