Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): December 1, 2020
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
File Number)
(IRS Employer
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4100 Coca-Cola Plaza
Charlotte, NC
(Address of principal executive offices)(Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (704) 557-4400
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
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Common Stock, $1.00 Par ValueCOKEThe NASDAQ Global Select Market
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Item 5.03.    Amendments to Articles of Incorporation or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year.

(b) On December 1, 2020, the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Coca-Cola Consolidated, Inc. (the “Company”) approved a resolution changing the Company’s fiscal year from a 52/53-week fiscal year, generally ending on the Sunday closest to December 31 of each year, to a calendar year. The change in the Company’s fiscal year was made primarily to align the Company’s financial reporting calendar with the financial reporting calendars of certain of the Company’s key stakeholders and business partners who employ a fiscal year commencing on January 1 and ending on December 31 of each year.

The fiscal year change is effective beginning with the Company’s 2020 fiscal year, which will now end on December 31, 2020. The Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for fiscal 2020 will cover the period from December 30, 2019 to December 31, 2020. Prior to Board approval of this change, the Sunday closest to December 31, 2020 would have resulted in a 53-week fiscal year that would have ended on January 3, 2021. The Company’s Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the first quarter of fiscal 2021 will now cover the period from January 1, 2021 to April 2, 2021. The Company will not be required to file a transition report because this change is not deemed a change in fiscal year for purposes of reporting subject to Rule 13a-10 or Rule 15d-10 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, as the new fiscal year commences within seven days of the prior fiscal year-end and the new fiscal year commences with the end of the prior fiscal year.


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

Date: December 4, 2020
By:/s/ E. Beauregarde Fisher III
E. Beauregarde Fisher III
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary