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Daily Archive: November 2, 2022

News Alert: RNDC Consolidates Remaining Half Of Young’s Market Co.

Republic National Distributing Company has acquired from Young’s Holdings, Inc. the remaining fifty percent of Young’s Market Company, LLC, which includes distribution operations in the states of Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Montana, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming. Continue reading →

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News Alert: Diageo Acquires Texas Distiller Balcones, Adding To American Whiskey Portfolio

Diageo has acquired Texas-based Balcones Distilling for an undisclosed sum. Continue reading →

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Blended Scotch Marketers Test Higher Price Points

The makers of blended Scotch whisky are refreshing their portfolios with new age statements and barrel finishes, as well as exploring creative promotional tie-ins to revive the segment, which has hovered around 5.7 million cases in the U.S. lately. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for November 2, 2022

•Luxardo, imported by Hotaling & Co., is extending its U.S. lineup with an Espresso Liqueur. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing and Distilling News for November 2, 2022

•Portland, Oregon-based Freeland Spirits is introducing two new limited offerings, Freeland Rye Finished in Jackalope Winery Cabernet and Merlot Barrels, and Oleamara Amaro distilled with local olive leaves. Continue reading →

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