ABOUT KING BEVERAGE
Theodore P. Rusnak purchased B & B Distributors, Inc. in 1980 and acquired several other local distributorship to add to the flagship. Anheuser-Busch brans.
Those purchases included Northwest Distributing, Watkins Distributing and Coors Distributing in 1994. In May of 1995, B & B Distributors, Inc. relocated to its current location at 6715 E. Mission Avenue.
In September of 2002, the Company grew again to include the Anheuser-Busch distribution rights in the Tri-Cities and Yakima. In 2004, Anheuser-Busch distributorship in Ellensburg, Walla Walla, Pullman, Washington and Lewiston/Moscow, Idaho were added to the geographic footprint of the company. Following these acquisitions, the company changed its name to King Beverage, Inc. In February of 2005, the distribution point in Chehalis, Washington became a member of the King Beverage family and in October of 2011, the Lewiston/Moscow distribution rights were sold by the company.
Today, the KBI geographic footprint includes four distribution points in Spokane, Union Gap, Benton City, and Chehalis and employs more than 200 people.