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REYES BEER DIVISION CLOSES ACQUISITION OF DBI BEVERAGE INC. IN NORTHERN CALIFORNIA

ROSEMONT, IL – September 13, 2019. Harbor Distributing, L.L.C., a Reyes Holdings, L.L.C. company and part of Reyes Beer Division, has officially closed its acquisition of DBI Beverage Inc.’s beverage distribution business in Northern California. Through this acquisition, Harbor has expanded its operations to the northern part of the state and will do business under the name Golden Brands.

Tom Day, Chief Executive Officer for Reyes Beer Division said, “DBI Beverage has been a great partner during the transition and we look forward to officially welcoming our new employees to the Reyes organization.”

Tom Reyes, President of Reyes Beer Division West, said, “We are excited to be in Northern California and we are committed to strengthening the relationships in the community. Northern California is a great market with great brands. With our new employees and new customers, we are confident that we can continue to grow the business.”

Harbor’s acquisition of DBI Beverage’s business adds approximately 26 million cases, 14,000 customer accounts, nearly 1,000 new employees, and more than 25 new supplier partners to Reyes Beer Division, while expanding Harbor’s business relationships with 17 brewers.

About Reyes Holdings, L.L.C.

Reyes Holdings, aligned with leading beverage and foodservice providers, produces and delivers some of the best-known brands and widest variety of food and beverage items to retailers around the world. Annually, the company delivers more than 1.3 billion cases of beverage and food products from over 170 locations across the world. Reyes Holdings operations include Reyes Beer Division, the largest beer distributor in the United States representing import, craft and domestic beer brands; The Martin-Brower Company, L.L.C., a global quick-service restaurant distribution business and the largest supplier worldwide of distribution services to the McDonalds restaurant system; Reinhart Foodservice, L.L.C., one of the largest broadline foodservice distributors in the United States; Great Lakes Coca-Cola Bottling, a dedicated Coca-Cola bottler and distributor serving Chicagoland and the Midwest; and Reyes Coca-Cola Bottling, a West Coast bottler and distributor of Coca-Cola products. Reyes Holdings is the 9th largest privately held company in the United States with more than 33,000 employees and annual sales exceeding $33 billion. For more information about Reyes Holdings, visit the company website at www.reyesholdings.com

About Reyes Beer Division

Reyes Beer Division (RBD) is dedicated to being the best distributor in the industry with distributorships in California, Florida, Illinois, Maryland, South Carolina, Virginia and Washington DC. RBD is committed to protecting the quality of its brewing suppliers’ brands through the utilization of superior routing and world-class warehouse and cold storage facilities, while also using its highly-trained sales team to grow those brands and best serve the retail customers of Allied Beverages, Chesbay Distributing, Chicago Beverage Systems, Crest Beverage, Florida Distributing Company, Gate City Beverage, Gold Coast Beverage, Harbor Distributing, Lee Distributors, Premium Distributors of Maryland, Premium Distributors of Virginia, Premium Distributors of Washington DC, and Windy City Distributing. For more information on the company, its portfolio of world-class beer brands and career opportunities, explore the company’s website www.reyesbeerdivision.com.


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