L & F Distributors, LLC
Wholesale Beer & Wine
HUMBLE. AGGRESSIVE. HONEST.
Purchased in 1978 by Joe LaMantia Jr., L&F Distributors began as a family business with a single location in McAllen, TX and less than 20 employees. Being an Anheuser- Busch wholesaler, L&F focused on mega-brands such as Budweiser, Bud Light and Michelob. As the brands and the distributorship grew, L&F acquired the rights to the surrounding counties including the cities of Harlingen, Alice and Laredo. With the acquisition of the Laredo distributorship, L&F became the primary beer distributor along the South Texas border with Mexico.
In 2001 L&F expanded its markets to Corpus Christi and in 2008 L&F acquired Desert Eagle Distributing, which brought L&F to El Paso, TX as well as Roswell, NM. With the addition of the El Paso Market, L&F became the premier beer distributor along the Texas and Mexican border.
Today, L&F Distributors owns eight distribution warehouses, which service 35 counties throughout Texas and Southern New Mexico, and employs more than 1,200 people. As L&F’s markets grew, so did its portfolio; L&F now represents more than 150 craft and import breweries, and distributes an extensive list of wine and spirits. To further diversify its portfolio, L&F began to distribute water, milk, energy drinks and other non-alcoholic beverages in 2011. L&F actively acquires new brands to stay competitive and satisfy its customers in an evolving market.
In addition to being a wholesaler, L&F is deeply involved in the communities in which it operates. Along with supporting local non-profits and community events, L&F and the LaMantia family are str