Nei Bottling is a privately owned sales and distribution franchise operating in Bemidji Minnesota. Nei Bottling Inc. is a total beverage company offering traditional soft drinks such as our flagship brands Pepsi-Cola, Mountain Dew, & Sierra Mist. Nei Bottling also offers alternative beverages, such as bottled waters, fruit juices, teas and sport drinks. The Company strives to maintain the highest quality products and services for our customers. Nei Bottling has always taken great pride in our partnership with community events throughout our franchise area.
Frank Nei and his father John Nei started the Coca-Cola Bottling Company in Bemidji in 1937. When John retired, Frank sold the company, and moved to Park Rapids where he started a bottling business. In about 1947 Frank and his sons: Eugene and Gordon, moved the Company back to Bemidji. In 1970 Gordon Nei acquired the Pepsi franchise and the company continues today as Nei Bottling, Inc. with third-generation owners: Jeff, Brad, Mike and Greg Nei.