WASHINGTON, DC – OCT 3, 2011 – Hi*T Global LLC, and B.K. Miller Company, Inc. Master Distributor of Temple Hills, MD., have announced a distribution agreement whereby B.K. Miller will be the exclusive distributor in Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia (Capital Region) for Hi*T, the worlds finest and most refreshing certified organic hemp tea beverage. The announcement was made by Rock Newman and Paul Tisera, Owners of Hi*T Global LLC and David Miller, President of B.K. Miller Distribution Company, Inc.
“We at B.K. Miller are very excited to have the opportunity to work with Rock Newman and his group at Hi*T,” said Mr. Miller. “Rock’s talents for promotion and marketing combined with our 98 years of distribution expertise will surely result in significant volume for us and our customers.”
Through the master distribution arrangement, B.K. Miller will make Hi*T available to more than 4,000 stores in the Capital Region including; supermarkets, convenience stores, health food retailers and more. Hi*T Global LLC is expected to announce additional distribution partnerships in the U.S. and abroad shortly.
Newman, who as a youngster actually worked for David Miller’s grandfather at B.K. Miller’s Supermarket in Surrattsville, MD., before going on to guide Riddick Bowe to the Undisputed World Heavyweight Championship of Boxing said of Hi*T, the WORLD’S ORIGINAL USDA CERTIFIED ORGANIC HEMP TEA BEVERAGE, “this incredible drink will soon become the undisputed heavyweight champion of iced tea. I am ecstatic that through this partnership with B.K. Miller consumers in my hometown will be among the first to try this truly remarkable organic blend of tea bliss.”
Newman went on to explain that, “the task of providing hemp tea in a can, and getting it certified USDA Organic was an awesome challenge. But now that this product is on store shelves, our consumers now have the freedom to sip a hit of pleasure their leisure.”
Hi*T, developed by Amsterdam-based international businessman Paul Tisera is expected to highly benefit from the promotional, marketing and management expertise of Mr. Newman, who discovered it on a trip to Bermuda where he was hosting Alicia Keys and Beyonce as performers at the 2008 Bermuda Music Festival of which he was the Executive Producer. Born in Washington, D.C. and raised in Brandywine, MD., he is a proud alumnus of Howard University.
Hi*T, the original USDA certified organic hemp beverage is manufactured and marketed by Hi*T GLOBAL, LLC. It’s experienced executive team includes; world-renowned entrepreneur and humanitarian Rock Newman (www.rocknewman.com); international beverage industry entrepreneur Paul Tisera; Entrepreneurial Restaurateur Bernard E. Brooks, Jr., and Public Relations/Sports Marketing guru Howard Dolgon. For additional information visit www.hi-t.me.
Here are a few little known facts about hemp (for more visit http://www.hi-t.me/index.php/history-of-the-hemp-plant)
v The oldest relic of human industry is hemp fabric dating back to 8,000 BC
v The ancient Hebrews used holy anointing oils made of hemp seed to anoint priest, Kings and Prophets
v Unlike cotton and other fibers, hemp requires no pesticides and grows everywhere
v George Washington and Thomas Jefferson were hemp farmers
v The Declaration of Independence is printed on hemp paper.
The active ingredients in Hi*T are; Water, Hemp Seed Syrup* (4.3%) (Cane Sugar, Water, Natural Flavors, Acidifier: Citric Acid), Cane Sugar, Lemon Juice Concentrate, Extract of Green Tea (0.08%), Extract of Black Tea (0.06%), Antioxidant: L-Ascorbic Acid. Pasteurized from Organic farming. Hi*T will not produce a positive result for THC in blood, urine or hair tests.