About Us

Founded in 1991, Peace River Distributing is an independent, family-owned and operated business that originally opened our doors as an Anheuser-Busch distributor. Since that time we have added greatly to our portfolio, and we now carry over 300 brands and 700 unique items (including beer, wine, and non-alcohol products) from more than 30 suppliers.

We distribute our growing portfolio of products to more than 400 licensed retail accounts in Charlotte, Desoto, and Glades Counties, as well as Gasparilla Island in Southwest Florida, and we are the only beer distributor with a local presence in this territory.

Our refrigerated warehouse, sophisticated computer-based inventory and sales systems, and modern fleet of vehicles, allow us to maintain and deliver the freshest and highest quality beverages in the market. Our size, at 77 dedicated and passionate employees, gives us the scale to offer the most complete customer service in our market while remaining nimble and responsive to the needs of our customers, employees, and community.

As a small business we take pride in the community in which we work and live. We believe in giving back to those that have supported us and we believe in helping others in need. We support over 60 non-profit agencies locally, and we are proud of the work we do to encourage responsible consumption of our products.