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Locations Details



Fax: 325-676-5783


2141 Cottonwood Abilene, Texas 79601

General Manager

Michael Hernandez

Sales Manager

Graig Jackson

About Abilene

The Ben E. Keith Abilene Branch was established in the late 1940’s as a food distribution center. It was later remodeled in 1996 as a sole beverage distribution center. The Abilene branch is also known as “The Big Country Division”. The total square footage of this branch is 77,452 with 20,452 sq. feet for package beer and 2,408 sq. feet of refrigerated keg space.

Below you will find an economic impact report created to show the impact the total beverage industry has in the territory Abilene covers. This is not just the impact of Ben E. Keith but that of the industry in general.

Economic Impact

Description Jobs Wages Contribution
Direct Impact 6,287 $204,007,774 $490,881,155
Supplier Impact 2,240 $116,494,684 $446,155,525
Induced Impact 3,526 $157,773,958 $553,047,947
Total 12,053 $478,276,416 $1,490,084,627
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Taxes Generated Business & Personal
Federal $107,745,167
State & Local $89,371,776
Total Business & Personal Taxes $197,116,943
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Consumption Taxes Paid
Federal $26,513,926
State & Local $71,490,468
Excise $8,970,958
Sales & Other $62,519,510
Total Consumption Taxes $98,004,394