Industry Testifies on Fate of A-B / Soave

Yesterday the Associated Beer Distributors of Illinois, MillerCoors, the Beverage Retail Alliance of Illinois, the Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of Illinois, and others testified in an open hearing regarding the Illinois Liquor Control Commission (LCC) position that an Illinois non-resident supplier can't hold a state distributor license. Representatives from A-B and Soave Enterprises, who were close to closing their deal, testified against that interpretation of the law, as did a former A-B distributor .

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