Mission Statement

To be the distributor of choice for wholesale wine and spirits in the State of Arkansas. We embrace innovation and stay on top of the latest technology trends for our sales force and in our warehouse. We give 100% to all the products we sell. We strive for perfection and zero mistakes in all areas of our business. Quality and integrity are our hallmarks while our financial stability is unrivaled.


Company Information

Central and Moon Distributors are an Arkansas family owned Wholesale Wine, Spirits and Beer business started by the Hastings family in 1935. The Company is operating under the 4th generation Hastings family. Being independent gives Central and Moon a great advantage over our competition, there are not several layers of management to go through.

We believe in partnering with our suppliers and retailers to build brands in Arkansas. We will give 100% on all of the products we sell! You are welcome to contact any supplier or retailer we do business with and ask what type of a reputation Central or Moon has in Arkansas.

Our History

1930s - 1960s

March 1935

Moon Distributing opened its doors with a 5600 square foot facility under our founder Harry L. Hastings Sr. Out of the 20+ permits issued in 1935 the Hastings family is the only original permit holder left in the state of Arkansas.

May 1955

Partnership with Central Distributors, a competing wholesale liquor company.

1960s - 1990s

1974

Purchased the remainder of the partnership with Central Distributors.

September 1988

Purchase of the McKesson Wine & Spirits Wholesale Company.

1990s - Today

October 2021

  • The businesses continue to grow and carry industry leading brands.
  • Two of the major wholesale houses in the state of Arkansas.
  • Moon and Central distribute in all wet areas of the state.
  • State of the art facility encompasses 11 acres and over 350,000 square feet.
  • We employ over 175 including the 4th generation of the Hastings family.

Performance Indicators

  • Operate in a 350,000 square foot facility
  • Over 175 employees
  • State wide distributor
  • Located on 11 acres
  • 350,000 square foot temperature controlled facility
  • 450 on premise accounts
  • 420 off premise accounts
  • 3,000 grocery and convenience accounts
  • Over 7,000 items in our product portfolio

Community Involvement

  • American Heart Association
  • Arkansas Art Center
  • Argenta Community Development
  • Arkansas Inland Maritime Museum
  • Grape Escapes
  • Susan G. Komen
  • Fayetteville Art Counsel
  • Walton Arts Center
  • Catholic High School
  • Mount St. Mary’s Academy
  • And many others...
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2800 Vance Street, Little Rock, AR 72206 · 501-604-6666