AUSTIN, Texas — Guests at the newly-opened Fairmont Hotel Austin will find bottles of a hometown favorite beverage that’s gone big time. Austin-grown Me & the Bees Lemonade has landed an agreement with the much-anticipated, towering high-rise hotel located in Austin’s vibrant Central Business District.
Innovative hotel brands worldwide are looking to local and exclusive products to fit within today’s trends and consumer interests. Fairmont Austin recognized the need for local flavors and brands.
“Me & the Bees is a fun brand that aligns with Fairmont’s dedication to sustainability and local products,” said David Garcelon, Executive Director of Food & Beverage at Fairmont Austin.
Besides offering a honey-sweetened tea and lemonade blend, Fairmont Austin carrying Me & the Bees highlights its commitment to sustainability and environmental stewardship, with a portion of the sales of each bottle supporting Me & the Bees’ Healthy Hive Foundation, which raises funds to save honeybees.
“I’m so excited for Fairmont guests visiting Austin to have a chance to try my lemonade,” said Me & the Bees CEO and founder Mikaila Ulmer. “This partnership means a lot because The Fairmont is such a respected brand. I’m really proud that my lemonade speaks to the standards of such a really cool brand.”
Me & the Bees Lemonade available in varying locations throughout the hotel.
Me and the Bees Lemonade utilizes the brand management, sales, and marketing services of Ramsey, NJ based Cascadia Managing Brands.
About Me & The Bees
Me & the Bees Lemonade is an all-natural, honey-sweetened bottled lemonade founded in 2009 by now-13 year old Mikaila Ulmer. A mission-driven company, Me & the Bees allocates a portion of profits towards efforts to save the bees through its Healthy Hive Foundation. These days, Me & the Bees Lemonade is abuzz with activity – the company has increased distribution by over 104% from 2016 year to 2017.
Mikaila is a full-time, straight A student and resides with her family in Austin, Texas. Connect with us on Twitter and Instagram at @MikailasBees and find us online at www.meandthebees.com.