Frequently Asked Questions


  • How can I start serving Virginia Beach Beverages (VBB) products?

    Please contact Virginia Beach Beverages at (757) 464-1771.
  • Does VBB make all of the beverages that it sells and distributes, or are some of the beverages made elsewhere and then distributed by VBB?

    VBB is a distribution facility that distributes a variety of carbonated and non-carbonated beverages. Several of our carbonated products are manufactured by our parent company, Pepsi-Cola Bottling Company of Central Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia. For a list of products produced in Charlottesville please visit our Products page and click on the “Made in Virginia” tab. All of our non-carbonated brands and some additional carbonated brands are sourced from other manufacturers and shipped to VBB for distribution.
  • Where can I find more information about your products?

    Please visit our Products page and select the product you would like more information on. The links provided will take you to the brand site which will provide a wealth of information regarding each product.
  • There are several different abbreviations associated with the distribution of soft drinks, what do some of them mean?

    B&C
    Bottle and can.

    B.I.B.
    Bag in Box, for fountain machines

    C&G
    Convenience stores and gas stations.

    Carb and Non-Carb
    Carbonated and non-carbonated beverages. Canada Dry is a carbonated beverage and Marley’s Mellow Mood is a non-carbonated beverage.

    Channel
    Outlets that are similar in size that buy, merchandise and sell soft drinks in similar ways.

    Cooler
    Company-owned one, two, and three glass-doored refrigerated units that contain cold product.

    CSD
    Carbonated Soft Drink.

    DSD
    Direct Store Delivery. Products go from the plant or warehouse directly to a customer account.

    EDI
    Electronic Data Interchange

    EDL/EDLP
    Every Day Low / Every Day Low Price

    Full-Service Vending
    VBB places and stocks the vending machine and pays a commission to the account on the machine's sales.

    Large Format
    Supermarkets, mass merchandisers, and club stores.

    LRB
    Liquid Refreshment Beverage

    NCB
    Non-carbonated Beverage

    On-Premise
    Outlets where consumers buy beverages for immediate consumption at or near the point-of-sale.

    DPSG
    Dr Pepper Snapple Group

    PET
    Polyethylene Terephthelate. Plastic used to make bottles.

    POG
    Plan-o-gram

    Single Serve
    Products sold for immediate consumption in retail and on-premise channels.

    SKU
    Stock Keeping Unit

    Small Format
    Convenience stores, gas stations, and drug and dollar stores.

    SRP
    Suggested Retail Price

    Take-Home
    Products sold warm and generally purchased for at-home or future consumption.

    TPR
    Temporary Price Reduction

About us

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

Our Products

Contact Us

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

  • 757-464-1771
  • 800-777-1771
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