Articles Tagged with 'Distribution'

Reyes Makes 3rd California Wholesaler Acquisition of 2019 with W.A. Thompson Deal

Reyes Makes 3rd California Wholesaler Acquisition of 2019 with W.A. Thompson Deal

The Reyes Beverage Group, the largest beer wholesaler in the U.S., announced today its third California wholesaler acquisition of the year, with the planned purchase of W.A. Thompson. The acquisition of Bakersfield-based W.A. Thompson will add 7.1 million case equivalents and 2,500 accounts to Reyes subsidiary Harbor Distributing, according to a press release. The deal is expected to close in early December.

Anheuser-Busch InBev Acquires Markstein Beverage Co. in San Marcos

Anheuser-Busch InBev Acquires Markstein Beverage Co. in San Marcos

California’s beer distribution system is being shaken up once again. Anheuser-Busch InBev announced Friday evening the planned acquisition of “key assets” from Markstein Beverage Co. in San Marcos, California. The company will add those assets to its existing wholly owned distributor, Anheuser-Busch Sales of San Diego.

Texas Brewers Report Boost from Beer-To-Go Sales Legalization

Texas Brewers Report Boost from Beer-To-Go Sales Legalization

Eighteen days after Texas’ new beer-to-go law went into effect, manufacturing brewers are reporting high levels of consumer enthusiasm for the opportunity to buy and take home packaged beers from taprooms.

Dogfish Head Nears National Distribution; Adds 45th State, Mississippi

Dogfish Head Nears National Distribution; Adds 45th State, Mississippi

Dogfish Head Craft Brewery is just five states away from completing national distribution. The Milton, Delaware-based craft brewery, which merged with Boston Beer Company earlier this year, announced Monday the addition of its 45th state — Mississippi — via Capital City Beverages.

Quality Beverage Strikes Deal with Williams Distributing to Become Massachusetts’ Largest A-B Wholesaler

Quality Beverage Strikes Deal with Williams Distributing to Become Massachusetts’ Largest A-B Wholesaler

In a deal that will make it the largest wholesaler of Anheuser-Busch products in Massachusetts, Quality Beverage announced today an agreement to acquire Williams Distributing. Financial terms of the asset purchase, pending supplier approval, were not disclosed. The transaction is expected to close in October. Speaking to Brewbound, Quality Beverage president and CEO Conrad Wetterau said the company will add 2.8 million case equivalents (CEs) in the transaction from Williams Distributing.

MillerCoors to take Saint Archer Gold National in 2020

MillerCoors to take Saint Archer Gold National in 2020

In the competition for active lifestyle consumers, MillerCoors believes its found an answer to Anheuser-Busch’s popular Michelob Ultra brand. The United States’ second-largest beer company announced today plans to begin nationally distributing Saint Archer Gold — its 95-calorie, 2.6 carb light lager — beginning January 1, 2020.

Last Call: Pyramid Owner Settles Lawsuit with Alehouse Staff; Manhattan Beer Distributors, Delivery Drivers Battle Over Alleged ‘Wage Theft’

Last Call: Pyramid Owner Settles Lawsuit with Alehouse Staff; Manhattan Beer Distributors, Delivery Drivers Battle Over Alleged ‘Wage Theft’

In this week’s edition of Last Call: Pyramid owner FIFCO USA settles a lawsuit with its Alehouse staff; Manhattan Beer Distributors and its delivery drivers battle over alleged ‘wage theft;’ Left Hand enters the CBD-infused, non-alcoholic drink market; New Delhi bans A-B InBev for three years; and more news bites.

Massachusetts’ Franchise Reform Debate Resumes

Massachusetts’ Franchise Reform Debate Resumes

The nearly decade-long debate over Massachusetts’ controversial franchise laws resumed Monday, as the state’s craft brewers and beer wholesalers packed a meeting of the Joint Committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. Brewers and wholesalers remain divided on how to reform strict franchise laws, which brewers claim lock their businesses into nearly unbreakable relationships with wholesalers. Each side presented revised proposals, which they argued would benefit each other.

Reyes to Acquire 28 Million Cases From DBI Beverage in Northern California

Reyes to Acquire 28 Million Cases From DBI Beverage in Northern California

The largest beer wholesaler in the U.S. has made another big acquisition in California. Reyes Holdings today announced that subsidiary Harbor Distributing LLC has reached an agreement to acquire DBI Beverage Inc.’s assets in Northern California. The news comes one week after Reyes sold its Reinhart Foodservice division to Performance Food Group Company for $2 billion.

Distribution Roundup: Lawson’s Finest Enters New Jersey; RNDC and Young’s Form JV

Distribution Roundup: Lawson’s Finest Enters New Jersey; RNDC and Young’s Form JV

In this Distribution Roundup: Popular Vermont craft brewer Lawson’s Finest Liquids is partnering with Remarkable Liquids for statewide distribution in New Jersey; Republic National Distributing Company forms a joint venture with Young’s Market Company; MillerCoors’ Revolver brand adds distribution in three states; and more.