The owners, Casey and Cheryl Mussatto & Terry and Nina Dow, originally founded Flint Hills Beverage in 2000 when they purchased the Anheuser-Busch distribution rights to the Manhattan/Junction City area. Mussatto Bros. was founded in 1933 by Victor and Joe Mussatto in Osage City. Raymond and Juanita Mussatto owned and operated the business from 1950 through 1985 when Casey and Cheryl took over ownership.
On January 1st, 2013, Mussatto Bros, Inc. merged with Flint Hills Beverage, LLC located in Manhattan. After the merger, the company became Flint Hills Beverage to honor the area it served with operations continuing in both cities. Flint Hills Beverage is the leading beverage wholesaler in the Flint Hills region, distributing a large variety of high quality beverage products.
The merger created the 5th largest Anheuser-Busch wholesaler in the state. Through the efforts of more than 50 dedicated employees, Flint Hills Beverage is better suited to serve over 500 retailers spread over 15 counties and the 220,000 people in the Flint Hills region.