Beverage Industry

Glazer's Distributors acquires two beer distributors

January 5, 2010

Glazer’s Distributors, Dallas, announced the completion of two distributorship acquisitions. Glazer’s has acquired Harbor Distributing, Little Rock, Ark., and G & G Distributing, Shreveport, La. Both are MillerCoors houses.
 
Harbor is a 3 million case beer and non-alcohol distributor, and services a two county area in Arkansas. G & G is a 2 million case beer and non-alcohol beverage distributor in the Shreveport-Bossier City area in Louisiana.
 
Glazer’s Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Mike Maxwell said in a statement: “We are excited by the prospects of our latest acquisitions, which is part of our overall corporate beer strategy to seek opportunities to expand our footprint. Both Harbor and G & G have long histories in the market for brand building excellence and customer service. Harbor and G & G’s operations will continue to be run as stand-alone companies in their markets.”
 
Glazer’s President Jerry Cargill said in a statement: “These two strategic acquisitions for Glazer’s are an indicator of our commitment to sustained long-term growth in the industry, and our appetite to be considered for expansion. With these acquisitions, Glazer’s is now a 20 million case beer distributor.”