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Bell’s beer will head to Mississippi later this month with five new distributors

We are proud to announce our newest distributor partnerships in the great state of Mississippi.

Capital City Beverages, Inc., Clark Beverage Group, Inc., F.E.B. Distributing, Inc., Stokes Distributing Company, Inc. and Magnolia Beverage Company, Inc. will help bring our entire portfolio to the counties listed below.

Beer will begin shipping in late March.

We first announced our intent to distribute to Mississippi, along with Arkansas and Louisiana, in December. We also plan to head to South Dakota, Nebraska and Kansas this year as well.

Celebrations are planned to coincide with the launch. Additional information will be announced as details become available here and on our social media.

ABOUT CAPITAL CITY BEVERAGES, INC.

Capital City Beverages, Inc., with locations in Jackson and Greenwood, Mississippi services over 1,400 accounts in 19 counties. Founded in 1941 by Salvador J. Bertucci, Capital City Beverages, now in its 75th year of operation and third and fourth generation of family ownership, proudly partners with 50 brewers and suppliers to bring great beer, a commitment to quality, and excellent service to our customers.

ABOUT CLARK BEVERAGE, GROUP

Clark Beverage Group, Inc., a division of CC Clark, Inc. has evolved from a small soft drink operation owned by Carsie C. Clark in 1903 and located in the rear of a drug store in Martin, Tennessee.  It has developed into a large, multi-state beer, light wine and soft drink distributor.  Our beer division covers 30 counties and 17,000 square miles of North Mississippi including the Ole Miss and MS State College markets, The Mississippi Delta, home of the Blues, Tupelo, the birthplace of Elvis Presley, and a large portion of the Memphis Metropolitan areas of Desoto, Marshall and Tunica Counties.  The CC Clark Corporation remains a 100% family owned company, with the 3rd and 4th Generations operating in each division, and the 5th generation beginning to enter the workforce.

The Mississippi Beer Division operates from one 200,000 Sq. Ft. primary beer and soft drink storage warehouse and (3) delivery and sales centers located in Senatobia (Memphis Metro Area), New Albany (Tupelo Area) and Greenwood (Southern Delta Area), And is led by Jeff Brasher, Vice President – Alcoholic Beverage Division, and a very talented team of passionate beer professionals.

ABOUT F.E.B. DISTRIBUTING COMPANY, INC.

F.E.B. Distributing Company, Inc. with its home office in Gulfport, Mississippi, services five counties along the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Founded in 1934 by Salvador J. Bertucci, under its original name, S.J. Bertucci & Co., the company was one of the first in the state of Mississippi to receive a wholesaler license after the repeal of prohibition.  From its humble beginnings of just one truck and one brand of beer, the company now proudly represents 50 brewery and supplier partners, offering a diverse portfolio of malt beverage and light wine brands to its customers.  A family owned business entering its fourth generation, F.E.B. Distributing Co. remains committed to growing the South Mississippi beer market through exceptional customer service, consumer education, community engagement, and a passion for promoting great beer.

ABOUT MAGNOLIA BEVERAGE COMPANY, INC.

Magnolia Beverage Company, Inc. was established in Meridian, Mississippi in 1934 by Mike John, a recent immigrant from Lebanon.  Mike John decided to name the company after the Official State Flower of Mississippi, and started the company with two trucks and two salesmen.  Edna Davis, the daughter of Mike John, took control of the business in 1945, and oversaw major growth and expansion.  Michael Davis I joined the business in 1979 after working with Martin Marietta Corporation for sixteen years.  The company continues to be family owned and operated currently by the third and fourth generation, Michael Davis I and Michael Davis II.  Magnolia Beverage Company now employs more than fifty people and covers nine counties in East Central Mississippi.  We pride ourselves in offering quality products, excellent customer service and community involvement. 

STOKES DISTRIBUTING COMPANY, INC.

After World War II, Dick Stokes began looking for something new in his life. In 1947, he decided to buy a distributing company based in Hattiesburg, MS. Stokes Distributing Company was born. It was his dedication to excellent customer service, providing quality life for his employees, and his generosity to the community that has shaped Stokes Distributing Company today. The Company now employs over 65 people, has four different locations, and delivers product from the Alabama Line to the Louisiana Line, covering 21 counties with 15 route trucks.

COUNTY BY COUNTY DISTRIBUTION

 

Capital City Beverages, Inc.

  • Attala
  • Carroll
  • Claiborne
  • Copiah
  • Grenada
  • Hinds
  • Holmes
  • Humphreys
  • Issaquena
  • Leake
  • Leflore
  • Madison
  • Montgomery
  • Rankin
  • Sharkey
  • Simpson
  • Smith
  • Warren
  • Yalobusha
  • Yazoo

Clark Beverage Group, Inc.

  • Alcorn
  • Benton
  • Bolivar
  • Calhoun
  • Chickasaw
  • Choctaw
  • Clay
  • Coahoma
  • Desoto
  • Itawamba
  • Lafayette
  • Lee
  • Lowndes
  • Marshall
  • Monroe
  • Oktibbeha
  • Panola
  • Pontotoc
  • Prentiss
  • Quitman
  • Sunflower
  • Tallahatchie
  • Tate
  • Tippah
  • Tishomingo
  • Tunica
  • Union
  • Washington
  • Webster

F.E.B. Distributing Company Inc.

  • George
  • Hancock
  • Harrison
  • Jackson
  • Pearl River

Magnolia Beverage Company, Inc.

 

  • Clarke
  • Kemper
  • Lauderdale
  • Neshoba
  • Newton
  • Noxubee
  • Scott
  • Wayne
  • Winston

Stokes Distributing Company, Inc.

  • Adams
  • Amite
  • Covington (city of Collins only)
  • Forrest
  • Lamar (portion annexed by the city of Hattiesburg in Forrest County)
  • Greene
  • Jasper
  • Jefferson
  • Jefferson Davis
  • Jones (cities of Ellisville and Laurel only)
  • Lawrence
  • Lincoln (city of Brookhaven only)
  • Marion
  • Perry
  • Pike
  • Stone (city of Wiggins only)
  • Walthall
  • Wilkinson
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