The Mississippi-based parent company of Baltimore County’s Chesapeake Beverage Co. is set to expand into Florida.Mitchell Distributing Co., which bought an Anheuser-Busch distributor now known as Chesapeake Beverage in 2014, is poised to finalize a deal for Burkhardt Sales & Service at the end of January. The Florida distribution company has two operations, one in St. Augustine and another in Gainesville. “It came on the market and [we]thought it was a great addition to the Mitchell companies,” said Steve Kimble, Chesapeake Beverage sales director.
Parent company of Chesapeake Beverage to acquire Florida firm
January 24, 2023