WASHINGTON, DC – NOV. 10, 2011 – Hi*T Global LLC, manufacturers and marketers of Hi*T, the worlds finest and most refreshing certified organic hemp tea beverage have announced distribution partnerships with two New York-based beverage distributors; McGraith Beverages/High Peak Distributing LLC of New York, NY and Rocco J. Testani Distributors of Binghamton, NY.
Through these agreements, Hi*T will now be available at supermarkets, convenience stores, health food retailers and more throughout New York State. The partnerships come on the heels of the company’s October announcement that B.K. Miller Company, Inc. Master Distributor of Temple Hills, MD., was selected as the brand’s master distributors for the Capital Region (Maryland, Virginia and Washington, DC).
“We were excited to add Hi*T to our portfolio due to the large number of 18-24 year-old consumers throughout Central New York looking for a fresh new beverage that fits their lifestyle,” said Joseph Testani Jr., of Rocco J. Testani Distributors of Binghamton, NY.
“Mr. Newman’s talents for promotion and marketing combined with our distribution expertise will result in significant volume for us and our customers in Upstate and Central New York,” said Tom McGraith, President of McGraith Beverages/High Peak Distributing LLC of New York.
Newman, who guided 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. “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, consumers have the freedom to sip a hit of pleasure at 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.
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)
- The oldest relic of human industry is hemp fabric dating back to 8,000 BC
- The ancient Hebrews used holy anointing oils made of hemp seed to anoint priest, Kings and Prophets
- Unlike cotton and other fibers, hemp requires no pesticides and grows everywhere
- George Washington and Thomas Jefferson were hemp farmers
- 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.