Who owns it?
Q: Isn't Dr Pepper/Seven Up owned by a major cola company?
A: No. While Coke and Pepsi are bottling partners that produce and deliver a substantial amount of our soft drink volume to retailers, neither owns DPSU. DPSU is a wholly owned division of London-based Cadbury Schweppes plc.
Also see the Unofficial FAQ, and this CNN article ("But if you're not a fan of either Pepsi or Coke, there actually are several other beverage stocks out there. "), .