TULSA, OK Jan 2006 – Global Beverage Solutions, Inc. has announced that one of its portfolio companies, Rudy Beverage Group, Inc., has entered into an agreement with Arcadia Farms to produce the new Rudy Beverage line. Arcadia, a beverage manufacturing and bottling company, is gearing up to produce Rudy Flying Colors and Rudy Revolution, the first two products of this line.
“We are very pleased that Arcadia will be producing all of the Rudy Beverages,” stated Drew Carver, President of Rudy Beverage Group. “The quality of service they offer is, in my opinion, unsurpassed. I am looking forward to doing a lot of business with them and hope that their relationships with the biggest food vendors in the United States will benefit us in the long run.”
Similarly enthusiastic is Nathan Arthur, President of Arcadia Farms. “When I met Rudy over a year ago, I found we had a shared commitment to offer beverages that would enhance children’s health — something low in sugar and high in vitamins,” said Mr. Arthur in a telephone interview. “We are happy to be part of Rudy’s mission to offer nutritious and flavorful drinks to young people. We feel our companies are a good fit. Arcadia will try to put out the best product possible.”
Arcadia Farms, a privately-owned manufacturing and bottling plant located in Asheville, North Carolina, produces a variety of water, juices and juice drinks.
Its clients include Wal-Mart, Sam’s Club, Bruno’s, Food Lion and Bi- Lo. It serves as a preferred vendor for Wal-Mart, supplying beverages to Wal- Mart Super Stores across the United States. Arcadia Farms is considered to operate one of the highest quality plants in the United States.
Rudy Beverage, Inc., founded by Rudy Ruettiger and Drew Carver to create a unique line of beverages higher in nutritional value but lower in sugar than existing brands, has developed two products: Rudy Flying Colors, catering to young children; and Rudy Revolution, a sports drink aimed at athletes across the board. A third product in this line will be Rudy Fortified, supplying vitamins and minerals, while utilizing unique antioxidants. The Company’s goal is to create flavorful juice blends, some of which will incorporate the superior hydration capabilities of Eon Structured Water. The Rudy Beverage Group offers people the opportunity to make better choices for themselves and their children, maximizing proper hydration and minimizing sugar intake.
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