Charles and Elizabeth Bernick probably never imagined their story would include so many chapters ... such an extensive cast of characters … and take so many exciting twists and turns. What started in 1916 as a one-person operation bottling homemade soda pop has grown into a thriving business with 650+ team members.

1990's: Making a Name for Ourselves

The company becomes known as THE BERNICK COMPANIES. This includes: Chas. A. Bernick Inc., Bernick's Pepsi-Cola Bottling and Bernick's Full-Line Vending.

Bernick's moves into western Wisconsin with the acquisition of a distributor in Dresser, Wisconsin. Key brands include Pepsi, 7-Up and Dr Pepper.

The Company purchases the Miller beer distributorship in Hinckley, Minnesota, and starts distribution in a newly constructed building.