Distribution company runs operations in 44 states, District of Columbia, Carribean, Canada
August 15, 2016
Miami-based Southern Glazer's Wine and Spirits, LLC announced the completion of the business combination between Southern Wine & Spirits of America Inc., Miami, and Glazer's Inc., Dallas, forming Southern Glazer's. Southern and Glazer's announced Jan. 11 the signing of a definitive agreement to combine their businesses, the company says.
New York-based Breakthru Beverage Group has acquired full ownership of Alliance Beverage Distributing Co. Alliance now will operate as Breakthru Beverage Arizona, joining the national distributor as the 14th state of the company’s U.S. operations, it says.
Danone, Paris, and The WhiteWave Foods Co., Denver, have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Danone will acquire WhiteWave for $56.25 a share in an all-cash transaction, representing a total value of approximately $12.5 billion, including debt and certain other WhiteWave liabilities, the companies say.
Leuven, Belgium-based Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev) released a statement announcing that it has revised the final terms of its offer to acquire the entire issued, and to-be issued, share capital of SABMiller plc, London.
Appointments to take effect upon MillerCoors acquisition
July 25, 2016
Molson Coors Brewing Co., Denver, announced that it has made a number of new leadership appointments that will take effect upon the close of its acquisition of Chicago-based MillerCoors, which is expected before the end of the year, it says.
While attending the University of Vermont from 2004 to 2007, Andy Jones took notice of the impact that craft beer was having on the U.S. market. However, when he returned home to Washington, D.C., the presence of brands was inconsistent to what he had been accustomed to in Vermont.
Premium spirits company Milestone Brands LLC, Austin, Texas, announced the acquisition of American Born Moonshine from Nashville, Tenn.-based Windy Hill Spirits. Milestone Brands LLC, which also recently acquired Dulce Vida Tequila, was formed in February by Eric Dopkins, former chief executive officer of Deep Eddy Vodka, and Chad Auler, co-founder of Deep Eddy Vodka.
Delicato Family Vineyards, Manteca, Calif., announced that it has acquired the historic Santa Lucia Highlands vineyard estate long known to locals as River Road Vineyard from Monterey's McFarland family. The purchase of the 243 acres will strengthen Delicato Family Vineyards' presence in California's leading appellations, including Monterey, Lodi and Napa Valley, the company says.