San Miguel expands beer sales in California, Arizona, Nevada


Posted at Sep 01 2014 01:50 PM | Updated as of Sep 01 2014 09:50 PM

MANILA, Philippines - San Miguel's beer brands are now available in California, Arizona and Nevada.

US importer G.K. Skaggs made the announcement on its website, saying it will exclusively supply San Miguel beers to the California, Arizona and Nevada markets. The three states have significant Filipino populations.

"With San Miguel being the iconic beer brand of the Pacific, we are proud to be the authorized suppliers to the Southwest. We have worked very hard on this expansion which represents G.K. Skaggs’ commitment to supplying premium beverages on a national scale," National Beer Sales Manager Chris Kaesman said.

"We are thrilled that G.K. Skaggs will now be an exclusive importer for San Miguel Beer throughout these new territories. We look forward to the exponential growth of our brand as a result," San Miguel was quoted as saying.

GK Skaggs, an importer of premium and specialty beers, said there is growing consumer demand for San Miguel's beer brands.

G.K. Skaggs said it is working alongside distributors in order to bring San Miguel Pale Pilsen, San Miguel Light, Red Horse and Cerveza Negra to key accounts and major retail chains.

The company is seeking distributors to cover several territories in the Midwest and North regions.

At present, G.K. Skaggs imports and distributes San Miguel Beer to 20 US states, including Hawaii.