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Blog| Sep 13, 2019
Beer distributors are committed to the communities in which they live and work, especially when it comes to promoting responsible drinking. On Friday, September 20, 2019, in celebration of the 10th annual Global Beer Responsible Day, two local beer distributors went above and beyond to keep their community safe. In partnership with Anheuser Busch, Texas-based Silver Eagle Distributing and Standard Sales Company led the Drink Wiser campaign locally to encourage safe behaviors while enjoying a beer, including a plan to get home and appropriate hydration. In Houston, Texas, Silver Eagle...
Blog| Sep 10, 2019
The 2019 Hurricane season is once again upon us and this year's season opener was a monster. Over Labor Day weekend, Hurricane Dorian became a Category 5 disaster that, thankfully, turned just enough to spare J.J. Taylor Distributing Florida, Inc.'s Jupiter and Ft. Pierce offices from a direct hit. Unfortunately, their off-shore neighbors in the Bahamas didn't fare so well. To help, the beer distributor sent 15 pallets of bottled water to support the relief effort and will be sending additional shipments. HuricaneDorianJJTaylor2.jpg That's right — 15 PALLETS. That's 28,350 bottles or 2,657...
Press Releases| Sep 5, 2019
Today, the National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) released the Beer Purchasers’ Index (BPI) for August 2019. The index surveys beer distributors’ purchases across different segments and compares them to previous years. A reading greater than 50 indicates the segment is expanding, while a reading below 50 indicates the segment is contracting. The Beer Purchasers' Index fell in August after a strong July, but still remained positive overall with a reading of 57.6 - stronger than August 2018’s reading of 54.4. The positive month was largely led by the continued success of flavored malt...
Press Releases| Aug 29, 2019
As summer comes to a close, the National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) is celebrating the American workforce, including the more than 3,000 beer distributors that are bringing fresh, ice-cold beer to retail establishments nationwide. The men and women of the beer distribution industry will be working round-the-clock leading up to and on Labor Day to ensure shelves and taps are stocked with a tremendous variety of beer. “Beer distributors and their employees are some of the hardest working, most dedicated individuals in America,” said NBWA President Craig Purser. “These Main Street...
Blog| Aug 22, 2019
New School Year, Same Expectations: 3 Keys to Communicating with Kids About Underage Drinking With summer winding down, it’s likely that parents and kids are turning their focus to the start of a new school year. As students get ready to head back to school, it’s time to talk to them about making smart choices, including how to deal with peer pressure to drink underage. With all the changes that can come with starting a new school year, some things should remain the same, including your expectations. Silver Eagle Distributors would like to remind parents about the Family Talk About Drinking...
Press Releases| Aug 6, 2019
Today, the National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) released the Beer Purchasers’ Index (BPI) for July 2019. The index surveys beer distributors’ purchases across different segments and compares them to previous years. A reading greater than 50 indicates the segment is expanding, while a reading below 50 indicates the segment is contracting. The Beer Purchasers' Index rebounded in July after posting significant drops across the segments in June. The total beer index rose two points from 63 in July 2018 to 65 in July 2019. This reading is relatively stronger than the historical July...
Blog| Aug 5, 2019
Texas-based Silver Eagle Distributors recently awarded educational scholarships to 33 family members of its employees for the 2019-2020 academic school year. The Silver Eagle Scholarship Program encourages higher education by awarding up to $4,500 per academic year for educational expenses for the dependents of its employees. To date, the program has awarded more than $1,500,000 in scholarships. For the ’19-’20 school year, there are 24 returning scholarship recipients and nine new awardees. The recipients were recently recognized by John L. Nau, III, chairman and CEO of Silver Eagle...
Blog| Aug 1, 2019
In November of 2018, Northern California experienced the most destructive wildfire in the state’s history and one of the worst in the U.S. The wildfire, known as the Camp Fire, spread 153,336 acres, destroyed 18,804 structures, including 13,000 homes, and caused at least 85 civilian casualties and countless injuries. California-based brewery Sierra Nevada quickly responded by creating a new beer, Resilience IPA, to benefit victims and help the region rebuild. The brewery is donating 100 percent of the Resilience IPA profits to Camp Fire relief funds. It didn’t take long for the close-knit...
Blog| Jul 18, 2019
Press Release - Matesich Distributing Co. was awarded the 2018 Ambassador of Excellence Bronze Award by Anheuser Busch. The Anheuser-Busch Ambassadors of Excellence (AOE) Program is used to evaluate the performance of Key Wholesaler Business Processes and encourages wholesalers to strive for continuous improvement through excellence in routine execution and superior service to their customers. Over the past decades, Matesich Distributing Co. has also been awarded the designations of Gold, Silver and Bronze for Dimensions of Excellence and Ambassadors of Excellence. Matesich Distributing Co,...
Blog| Jul 15, 2019
For many months NBWA has been urging the TTB to work with wholesalers that have been trying to bring their permit paperwork into compliance with the requirements under the Federal Alcohol Administration Act (FAAA). NBWA is very pleased to share that TTB has announced a special, limited exception to allow wholesalers and importers the opportunity to address paperwork compliance issues. It is critical that wholesalers comply by the end of the year. To provide wholesalers with important information and directions, the TTB issued an Industry Circular addressing industry concerns. The temporary...

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