Distribution Roundup: Pillars Doubles Store Count

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Yerbae Raises $5M, Signs with Big Geyser

Yerbae, maker of a line of enhanced sparkling waters made with yerba mate, has raised $5 million in a round led by Arizona-based firm Zenfinity Capital. The investment will fund the company’s 2019 distribution expansion, which includes a partnership with New York metro distributor Big Geyser set to begin in January.