A.G. Barr plc is a United Kingdom-based company, which is principally engaged in the manufacture and sale of soft drinks. The Company operates principally in the United Kingdom, with some worldwide operations. Its wholly owned subsidiaries include Barr Leasing Limited, which is engaged in central commercial services, and Findlays Limited, which is a natural mineral water bottler. It acquired the Vitsmart and Vitaminsmart brands from Chartered Brands in December 2007. The Atherton production site was closed during the fiscal year ended January 26, 2008. In January 2008, the Company acquired Taut International Ltd, which is engaged in the marketing of sports drinks, including the Taut (UK) Ltd business responsible for the Taut sports drinks range.