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DISCUS Reports Key Foreign Trade Barriers

The Distilled Spirits Council of the United States (DISCUS) submitted a detailed report with the United States Trade Representative (USTR) identifying key foreign trade barriers impeding U.S. distilled spirits exports. The report provided a comprehensive review of the...

DISCUS Releases RTD Research

DISCUS has issued research report analyzing the rapid growth of spirits-based ready-to-drink (RTD) cocktails and consumer RTD preferences. The report, which is based on a recent consumer survey conducted by Public Opinion Strategies (POS) and economic data...

Hotaling Partners with with General Beverage

Hotaling & Co. has announced a new distribution partnership with General Beverage and Saratoga Liquor Company to manage its portfolio throughout Wisconsin. General Beverage will manage on and off-premise operations across the state. The...

Breakthru Honors Ed Callison

Tom Bené, president of Breakthru Beverage, has released a statement in memory of Ed Callison: Dear Breakthru Colleagues, It is with great sadness I share with you that Ed Callison, a longtime member of the Breakthru...

NBWA Releases Recruitment Video

The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) has announced the release of a customizable recruitment video, which will serve as a tool to help beer distribution companies attract potential employees. As the country faces supply...

DoorDash Acquires BBot

DoorDash, Inc. announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire hospitality technology startup, Bbot. The addition of Bbot’s products and technology to the DoorDash platform offers merchants more solutions for their in-store...

Procera Expands with Martignetti

African-distilled Procera Gin announced its expansion into Massachusetts and the appointment of Martignetti Companies as its distributor partner.  “Procera is proudly African, distilled by our dedicated team at Kenya’s first craft distillery,” said Guy Brennan, Procera...

RNDC Names Engel Chief Commercial Sales Officer

Republic National Distributing Company (RNDC) announced the appointment of Jenn Engel to Chief Commercial Sales Officer, the first female CCSO in beverage alcohol wholesale distribution. Engel joins the Executive Leadership Team and will begin...

Heaven Hill Buys Owner of Widow Jane, Few Spirits

Heaven Hill has disclosed its purchase of Samson & Surrey, obtaining the company’s full portfolio of brands and facilities. This includes Widow Jane American Whiskey, Tequila Ocho, Few Spirits, Brenne French Whisky, Bluecoat Gin and Mezcal Vago. “Throughout...

Tim Daning Named EVP, Breakthru Beverage Delaware

Today, Breakthru Beverage Group announced it has named Tim Daning Executive Vice President, Breakthru Beverage Delaware. Effective January 15, Daning will be responsible for leading all aspects of Breakthru’s business performance including sales, operations...