Beverage Industry

Sweet Leaf expands through the Southeast

August 18, 2009

Sweet Leaf Tea Co., Austin, Texas, added new distributors: General Wholesale (Atlanta and Augusta, Ga.), Alabama Crown (Alabama), Tennessee Crown (Chattanooga, Tenn.), RJ Lipman (Nashville), ChampionBrands (Jacksonville, Fla.), and Florida Beverage Sales (Pensacola, Fla.). They will be carrying Sweet Leaf Tea into Publix grocery stores as well as convenience stores, restaurants, universities and schools throughout the region. Sweet Leaf Tea also completed distribution for the Southeast for its Publix launch scheduled later this month.
 
David Smith, co-founder and vice president of sales, said, "We're really excited about landing Publix and working with such reputable distributors. These relationships will significantly increase our brand’s availability to our consumers throughout the Southeast."