NLC Quick Facts

  • Incorporated in 1973, NLC is a crown corporation that imports, sells and distributes beverage alcohol throughout Newfoundland and Labrador.  
  • NLC is a major retailer (28 corporate Liquor Stores), a wholesaler (142 Liquor Express Stores), and a supplier to over 2,900 licensees throughout Newfoundland and Labrador. 
  • NLC is a manufacturer/bottler (branded under the name Rock Spirits) which produced 390,000 cases of spirits in 2011. 
  • Through its Regulatory Services department, NLC enforces relevant legislation related to the sale, distribution, and transportation of beverage alcohol. 
  • NLC has over 534 employees (full time equivalents) working throughout Newfoundland and Labrador.  
  • NLC’s distribution center is in St. John’s.