Great Artisan Beverage Co. Expands to Montana

Seattle, Washington – The Great Artisan Beverage Company is pleased to officially announce Summit and Fun Beverage, Inc. as members to the distribution network of Great Artisan Beverage. Together we will add Butte, Missoula and Kalispell regions to the footprint.

Summit Beverage, headquartered in Missoula, Montana began in 1968 as Roach & Smith and has since transformed over the years into the successful distributor we know. Another family owned business, with the third generation stepping in. The entire business is built on the foundations of quality relationships with customers, suppliers and their employees.

Fun Beverage, Inc. based in Kalispell, Montana, the gateway to Glacier National Park, has served Northwest Montana for over 32 years. Today, Fun Beverage has grown to be the largest locally owned, independent, beer, wine and non-alcohol distributor serving the communities of Northwest Montana including Whitefish, Eureka, Libby and Glacier National Park. “Our mission is to be the beverage distribution expert providing superior sales, service, distribution and portfolio management to both our Retail and Supplier customers.” Brian Clark -President and Chief Operating Officer

Great Artisan Beverage Co. today provides turn-key sales, marketing and distribution opportunities to craft and specialty beverage suppliers throughout the States of Alaska, Idaho, Oregon and Washington. “We are very proud to partner with such quality people of Summit Beverage and Fun Beverage whose distribution legacy and customer service aligns with the other members of Great Artisan Beverage Co.” – Nick Gagliardi, President

Marine View Beverage Inc is a distributor based in western Washington, and services 7 counties in the south Puget Sound and Olympic Peninsula region. Marine View Beverage provides sales, marketing, warehousing, and distribution services for a wide range of beer, wine, spirits and non-alcohol products. A recipient of numerous supplier awards, Marine View Beverage prides itself on market level execution, and being a valued partner to suppliers and retailers. Marine View Beverage is also an integral part of its community and has been for over 40 years. For additional information, please visit www.marineviewbeverage.com

The Odom Corporation is a Bellevue, Washington based company that provides wholesale distribution, sales, and marketing of beer, non-alcoholic and soft drink beverages in Alaska, Washington, Oregon and Idaho. For additional information about The Odom Corporation, visit www.odomcorp.com.

Sound Beverage Distributors, Inc.is a Bellingham, Washington based company that provides wholesale distribution, sales and marketing of beer, wine and non-alcoholic beverages in northwest Washington. For additional information about Sound Beverage Distributors, Inc. call 360-734-7360.

Craig Stein Beverage is a Vancouver, Washington, based company that provides wholesale distribution, sales and marketing of beer, wine, spirits and non-alcoholic beverages. Craig Stein Beverage has been in business for over 22 years with distribution warehouses in SW Washington (Craig Stein Beverage in Vancouver), SW Idaho (Craig Stein Beverage Boise) and Sun Valley Idaho (Craig Stein Beverage Sun Valley). For additional information Craig Stein Beverage, please visit www.csteindist.com

General Distributors, Inc. is an Oregon City, Oregon, based company that provides wholesale distribution, sales and marketing of beer, wine, juices, energy drinks, specialty sodas, and non-alcoholic beverages. General Distributors, Inc. has been in business for 80 years, with a commitment to excellent customer service and a focus on growing our suppliers’ brands. For additional information please visit www.generaldistributors.com.