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Sunshine Expo
July 29 - August 1, 2016
in Orlando, FL

North Carolina Restaurant & Lodging Association Expo
August 29 - 30, 2016
in Chicago, IL

National Beer Wholesalers Association 79th Annual Convention
September 25 - 28, 2016
in Chicago, IL

National Association of Convenience Stores Show
October 18 - 21, 2016
in Atlanta, GA

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J.J. Taylor's New Facility Shines Light on Solar Energy


Florida beer distributor J.J.Taylor is building a new state-of-the-art warehouse and distribution facility in Fort Myers. What's different about this new building? J.J. Taylor is building the largest solar rooftop in the state of Florida. The rooftop will provide 90% of the facility's power and dramatically lessen the use of electricity for the distributorship.

Solar rooftops are not the only way J.J. Taylor is working to better the community and environment - their beer trucks run on natural gas! 

J.J. Taylor is really shining a light on the importance of the environment!


Recipe of the Month: Chocolate Covered Strawberry Stout Brownies

Not only can drinking a fine stout quench your thirst, there's also a way to use it that will stoutify your sweet tooth. The Beeroness whose motto is “Have your Beer and Eat it Too” has piqued our interest with her chocolate covered strawberry stout brownies recipe.

Inspired by an interesting train ride through Italy; these brownies, said to work best with a Russian Imperial or Barrel Aged stout, are sure to impress.  However, when mixing two delicious things - chocolate and beer - how could they not? 


Join the NALCP to Get the Latest Details on Liquor Licensing

Compliance is of the utmost importance for alcohol retailers. The National Association of Licensing and Compliance Professionals (NALCP) is comprised of hospitality licensing and compliance professionals specializing in retail liquor licensing, and provides its members with service, support and networking opportunities among your peers. 

Details of NALCP membership:

  • Only $100/year for membership

  • Free face-time at annual conference with attorneys, brokers and vendors who work directly with licensing professionals - a great way to build relationships

  • Access to regulators during conferences - get your questions answered

  • Networking with peers who understand the industry and have years of experience in the field

For more information about NALCP membership, please click here.


Fintech Partners with The VGM Club

Fintech partner The VGM Club is a trusted service provider for golf clubs throughout the country, offering their expertise to over 3,500 clubs. The VGM Club offers discounted purchasing opportunities by executing bargaining agreements with golf related companies, including food and beverage programs.

Through this partnership, The VGM Club members not only receive the benefits of the club's services, they also enjoy Fintech's OneSource® solution for their beverage alcohol purchases. This combination enables golf club operators to streamline payments for alcohol, access valuable purchasing data and have 24-hour access to invoices.



FDA's New Regulations for Food Transport Exclude Alcohol Beverages

By GrayRobinson Attorney Richard Blau, Esq.

On April 5, 2016, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced final promulgation and issuance of a new food safety rule under the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) that governs the transportation of food. The new rule on Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Food, which goes into effect either one or two years following official publication depending on the size of the regulated business, will require those involved in transporting human and animal food by motor or rail vehicle to follow recognized best practices for sanitary transportation, such as properly refrigerating food, adequately cleaning vehicles between loads and properly protecting food during transportation.

To read this article in full, please visit GrayRobinson's website



Indianapolis-based wine and spirits distributor Indi Wine & Spirits is an independent wholesaler of one-of-a-kind wines and spirits from around the world. From Argentinian malbec to South African chenin blanc to several unique spirit offerings, Indi Wine & Spirits focuses on providing an interesting and robust portfolio of products for its retailers.

"Fintech has helped the business side of our operation immensely. Collecting payment  has been simplified and we are able to do business with retailers of every caliber. Fintech has not only made payment easy for us, it has helped us grow our business."

Joe Baker - Office Manager, Indi Wines & Spirits


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