Minta, a brand of mint-flavored carbonated beverages, has announced a chain-wide distribution deal with Sprouts Farmers Market. The healthy foods retailer will carry Minta Original and Minta Strawberry in 10 oz. cans and 12 oz. glass bottles for a suggested retail price of $1.25.
“Sprouts Farmers Market is an exceptional company with a very big future,” Minta founder Jenia Kokotuha said in a release. “This is where families find high quality products at reasonable prices. We are very proud to supply Minta products at a value to the Sprouts Farmers Market customer.”
Kokotuha said that he expects Sprouts to carry Minta Lemon in cans and glass bottles by the end of the month.
This past May, the brand unveiled the strawberry flavor in its new 10 oz. aluminum can made by Crown Packaging. About three months later, Minta announced that it had reached a chain-wide deal with Fresh & Easy, which operates 167 stores throughout California, Arizona and Nevada. The brand has been working with L.A. Libations as an incubator and participates in the “Taste of Tomorrow” program with Kroger affiliates.
Kokotuha launched Minta in September 2012 at convenience and grocery stores in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Las Vegas, Chicago, New York and Miami.
The company release follows:
CULVER CITY, Calif. — MINTA – maker of the naturally flavored mint soda has announced that starting this month Sprouts Farmers Market will feature Minta Original and Minta Strawberry.
Sprouts Farmers Market will add the Minta brand to all of its 182 stores throughout 10 states. Natures Best the retailer’s primary supplier will manage the distribution. Minta will be placed in the cold box near the grocery section selling in the beverages 10 oz. can @ $1.25.
“Sprouts Farmers Market is an exceptional company with a very big future, this is where families find high quality products at reasonable prices. We are very proud to supply Minta products at a value to the Sprouts Farmers Market customer” said Jenia Kokotuha founder of Minta.
MINTA is a carbonated mint-flavored soda consisting of 100% natural flavors and made with real sugar. Minta’s flavor profile includes Original, Lemon and Strawberry. Minta offers its brand in a 10-ounce can, a custom 12-ounce PET bottle and custom 355 ml glass bottles.
MINTA products are sold and distributed throughout the Western States in specialty gourmet/natural food stores, mainstream supermarket chains, retail stores and restaurants nationwide.
“It’s all in the name,” says MINTA Founder/CEO Jenia Kokotuha. “MINTA provides a refreshing quality and a taste that creates a new soda category in-and-of itself. “We’ve created a magically refreshing soda that is pleasing to all five senses and meant to be enjoyed every day. We’re excited to share MINTA with Sprouts consumers.”
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About Sprouts Farmers Market
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