Distributor and Production and Manufacturing
Polar Beverages is a soft drink company based in Worcester, Massachusetts. It is a manufacturer and distributor of fruit-flavored sodas, seltzer, ginger ale, drink mixers, and spring water to customers in the northeastern United States. It is the largest independent soft-drink bottler in the United States.
It markets beverages under its flagship brand, Polar Beverages, and under the brands Adirondack Beverages and Cape Cod Dry. In addition to its own drinks, Polar bottles and distributes national brands such as A&W, Izze, and Sunkist. The company has two bottling plants and six distribution facilities; it also offers corporate water services and beverage vending equipment.
It is a fourth-generation, family-owned business that traces its roots to 1882; it is run by Ralph Crowley, Jr., the great-grandson of founder Dennis M. Crowley.