MAKING HISTORY WITH OUR MILESTONES.
Earl Benton purchases Duval Beverage, located in northwest Jacksonville, in February.
The company moves to the current location and officially becomes Champion Brands, Inc.
In September, Champion Brands purchases St. John’s Beverage, expanding into St. Augustine.
Champion Brands purchases Neal Tyler and Sons in December, acquiring Coors and several imports.
Champion Brands is selected to distribute Red Bull Energy Drinks in May.
Warehouse facilities are expanded by 40,000 sq. ft. through a purchase of adjacent land and a warehouse facility.
CBI Savannah, the Red Bull division, is opened. The office and warehouse serves 31 counties in southeast Georgia.
Champion Brands expands once again, adding another 40,000 sq. ft. to its warehouse capacity.
Committed to minimizing our environmental impact, Champion Brands opens the first public compressed natural gas (CNG) station in Jacksonville and begins converting its fleet to CNG trucks in January.
Champion Brands installs the largest solar panel system in Jacksonville to reduce their carbon footprint. The carbon dioxide offset from the solar panel system is equivalent to 119 metric tons per year, which is equal to the greenhouse gas emissions from 284,785 miles driven by an average passenger vehicle.