G&J Pepsi Bottlers is the nation’s largest wholly owned franchise bottler with its growth over the years stemming from the combination of seven franchises. Many third-generation Gross and Jarson family members have active operating roles in the company. The corporation, headquartered in Cincinnati, operates distribution and production centers in Athens, OH; Chillicothe, OH; Columbus, OH; Campton, KY; Hamilton, OH; Harrodsburg, KY; Lexington, KY; Portsmouth, OH; Ripley, OH; Wilmington, OH; Winchester, KY; and Zanesville, OH.