Connecticut Announces End of UNIMERC Requirement

Sovos | March 2, 2016

As an alcohol beverage compliance nerd, there’s little I enjoy more than when a state wrestles with a complex topic. This is especially true when the result of its wrestling is to simplify an industry issue. This happened recently when Connecticut announced that it would no longer require a UNIMERC Brand Code to register products in the state. Registering your products across 30+ states is daunting, especially when every state is different. For many years, breweries, wineries, and distilleries agreed that Connecticut’s UNIMERC requirement felt out-of-place and obscure. (more…)