Coca-Cola Bottling Consolidated has opened a US$9m warehouse and logistics centre in Roanoke County, Virginia, the company announced on Thursday (6 August).

The new facility includes a bottling line at its Roanoke manufacturing plant and a warehouse and logistics centre at Valley Gateway.

Bill Elmore, Coca-Cola Consolidated president and COO, said: "In addition to expanding our facilities, we were also able to create ten new jobs for citizens in the Roanoke Valley."

Last week Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated confirmed details of its latest dividend payment.

The bottler's board declared a third-quarter dividend of US$0.25 per share on common and class B common stock.