North Carolina beer, wine distributors aid food deliveries
CHARLOTTE, NC (The Charlotte Observer) — A number of beer and wine distributors in North Carolina are volunteering their tractor-trailers to help stock the state’s grocery stores and food pantries in the midst of the coronavirus.
The Charlotte Observer reports the NC Beer & Wine Wholesalers and NC Retail Merchants associations have joined forces to provide its trucks and commercial drivers to get products to the stores.
Since Gov. Roy Cooper’s stay-at-home order went into effect March 17, distributors lost about a quarter of their business that normally delivers to restaurants and bars.