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New headquarters brings jobs to state

Published: Friday, Sept. 13, 2013 1:15 a.m. CDT

CHICAGO (AP) – Mike’s Hard Lemonade Co. says it’s opening its U.S. headquarters in Illinois, bringing 80 jobs to the state.

Gov. Pat Quinn made the announcement Thursday. The malt beverage maker is locating in Chicago’s West Loop neighborhood.

Mike’s Hard Lemonade Co. Executive Vice President Phil Rosse says the company chose Chicago because the city gives it “access to the best talent.”

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