LOS ANGELES, California (July 18, 2012) – Purpose Beverages, Inc., makers of Tēvolution iced teas, announced that they have secured expanded distribution in Southern California through Gourmet Purveyors International. The partnership will expand sales of Tēvolution in Los Angeles County, Orange County, Riverside County and San Bernardino County.
Gourmet Purveyors International (GPI) is a highly respected specialty food distributor based in Commerce, CA. Gourmet Purveyors distributes a broad variety of organic, gourmet, and natural food and beverage products to premiere retailers throughout Southern California and Hawaii.
Purpose Beverages’ launch brand, Tēvolution, is an all-natural, organic and charitable line of glass-bottled iced teas. Tēvolution is currently expanding its distribution on both coasts, with strategic expansion planned for full national coverage. The new distribution agreement with Gourmet Purveyors will grow the brand’s retail distribution and improve service to key customers in its home market.
“Tēvolution’s sales continue to grow month over month this year, ” said Gerard Artavia, President and Co-founder of Purpose Beverages. “We’re excited that Gourmet Purveyors will help us grow sales of our refreshing and delicious teas here in Southern California. We’re eager to expand our distribution while improving our service to our loyal customers through the GPI team, particularly since every single bottle of Tēvolution sold gives a full 25 cents to our non-profit partners.”
Tēvolution is available at specialty retailers and gourmet eateries on both coasts.
About Purpose Beverages Inc.
Founded in 2011, Los Angeles, CA based Purpose Beverages is a progressive new beverage company that aims to make a tangible and positive impact every day through its products. For every bottle sold, Tēvolution, its first brand, contributes a full 25 cents to a high-impact non-profit partner; a code on every bottle lets consumers learn about the non-profit and how their quarter made an impact. Tēvolution’s four current varieties are made using organic ingredients and sweetened with organic cane sugar, with unsweetened varieties currently in development based on strong consumer demand.
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