Tsingtao Brewery and Crown Imports Extend AgreementSeptember 29, 2011
CHICAGO – Executives from Crown Imports’ Monarch Import Company celebrated the extension of the Tsingtao Beer U.S. import agreement with Tsingtao Brewery representatives in Chicago.
At left: Bill Hackett, president, Crown Imports, toasts to the new agreement with Wang Zhiguo, general manager, Tsingtao International.
“We are very pleased about the Brewery’s continued commitment and look forward to importing and marketing the Tsingtao brand in the United States for many years to come,” said Bill Hackett. “We are extremely proud of our long-standing relationship with the Brewery and Tsingtao’s position as the number-one imported Chinese beer in the U.S. and want to acknowledge our wholesalers, retailers and consumers for their outstanding support.”
Under the renewal, Crown’s Monarch Import Company remains the exclusive importer of Tsingtao Beer for the U.S. market, Bermuda and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Monarch, a subsidiary of Crown Imports, has imported Tsingtao since 1978 and has enhanced the brand’s position as the best-selling imported beer from China and one of the top imported beers in the U.S. market.