Online distributor LibDib has entered the Illinois market, expanding its footprint to six states, including four of the top five U.S. markets for alcohol consumption. The company currently operates as a licensed wholesaler in California, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, New York, and Wisconsin. Aimed at providing distribution for smaller wine and spirits producers, LibDib is a […]
Vinexpo New York has created an advisory board ahead of its 2020 event to ?maximise the show?s value in North America?. The New York event has appointed 11 US-based wine and spirits industry leaders to the advisory board, including past exhibitors and attendees of Vinexpo New York.
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Liberation Distribution (LibDib) Launches the First Web-Based Three-Tier Alcohol Distribution Platform
New distributor uses technology to open alcohol distribution to any winery, brewery or distillery, while giving restaurants, bars and retailers access to a larger variety of boutique craft libations
With all the consolidation going on among distributors and producers of alcoholic beverages, it?s become increasingly difficult for small producers to get their product on retail shelves and restaurant lists. But that era?s about to come to an end.
Three Californians hope to upend a system for shipping and distributing wine, spirits and beer that has been in place since Prohibition ended, and they plan to do this with the help of technology.
The most shocking thing about the new Liberation Distribution (LibDib) wholesale platform is that the idea to automate distribution of alcohol on a platform that invites everyone onboard apparently escaped the great minds occupying the middle tier.
Consolidation continues to make distributors bigger and fewer while the number of producers grow with new small producers enter the market. The vast majority of wineries in the US produce less than 5,000 cases, and they?ve been effectively blocked from three-tier distribution because distributor giants won?t take them on, but that?s about to change.
A Californian tech-based wholesaler is launching in the US, aiming to democratise access to the US market for smaller producers.