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G.K. Skaggs Inc. Announces New Agreement with San Miguel Corporation
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Posted: Thu, Feb 24, 2011 02:58 pm
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G.K. Skaggs Inc. Announces New Agreement with San Miguel Corporation

One of the largest selling beers in the world now available in US market

IRVINE, Calif.—February 15, 2011--G.K. Skaggs, Inc. is pleased to announce that it has recently concluded an agreement with the San Miguel Corporation (SMC) of the Philippines to import and distribute San Miguel’s most popular beer brands within the United States.

G.K. Skaggs, Inc. is now importing:
• San Miguel Pale Pilsen
• San Miguel Light™
• San Miguel Red Horse
• San Miguel Cerveza Negra

San Miguel is well refined and balanced with a smooth medium dry finish. Both pleasing and refreshing in quality, San Miguel Light™ enters into the strong light beer market in the US. San Miguel Red Horse is a deeply-hued lager with distinctive and hoppy impressions, and according to San Miguel, “The #1 extra strong beer.” The Pale Pilsen is one of the largest selling beers in the world and the international flagship of the San Miguel Corporation. San Miguel Cerveza Negra, the Philippines only dark beer, will be launched throughout the U.S. in the Spring of 2011.

Founded in 1890, San Miguel Corporation is Southeast Asia’s largest publicly listed food, beverage and packaging company. With over 100 major manufacturing facilities, SMC exports its products to more than 40 countries outside the Philippines. San Miguel has become one of Asia’s top three beer producer as well as the world’s top 15 beer brands and has been rated number one in Southeast Asia. Ryan Heilig, Vice President of Operations at G.K. Skaggs Inc. stated, “The partnership of one of the top beer brands/ breweries in the world with one of the top ten independent importers in the United States will be a powerful combination.”

G.K. Skaggs, Inc. is a Global Importer with a National Distribution platform. It specializes in the sales, marketing and distribution of Premium and Specialty Imported Beers and Wines across the United States. Founded in 1984, G.K. Skaggs Inc. has become a nationally recognized Importer and is a longstanding member of various Industry Associations, such as; NWBA - National Beer Wholesalers Association, CBBD - California Beer and Beverage Distributors, PLMA - Private Label Manufacturers Association and the IBA - International Beverage Alliance.

For more information call 800-578-7521 or email Angela at marketing@gkskaggs.com.