Modelo Picks Barton Beers As Sole Importer

Published: 08/01/2006

FAIRPORT, N.Y. - Mexico's Grupo Modelo and Constellation Brands Inc. last month created a joint venture giving responsibility for importing and marketing Modelo's Mexican beer portfolio in the United States to a single company for the first time in 20 years.The agreement gives Constellation subsidiary Barton Beers sole possession of the Grupo Modelo portfolio in the U.S.