Fort Lauderdale, Florida, May 5, 2021 – Splash Beverage Group, Inc. (OTCQB: SBEV) (https://www.SplashBeverageGroup.com) (“The Company”, “Splash”, “SBEV”), a holding company of a leading portfolio of beverage brands, announces today that it has consummated an agreement with Copa di Vino distributor Pepin Distributing (https://pepindistributing.com) for its SALT Naturally Flavored 100% Agave Tequila line.
Tampa, Florida’s Pepin Distributing has been serving its community since 1967 and distributes over 168 premier brands, including Splash’s Copa di Vino and now, SALT Naturally Flavored Tequila. The Pepin family has built a beverage empire that has experienced constant growth and has diversified its portfolio of products to better serve its customers.
Since its founding, Pepin Distributing has seen considerable growth, now with annual sales that exceed 10 million cases and 150,000 half barrels of Anheuser Busch and other craft beers and a growing wine and spirits portfolio. The company now employs ~280 people giving SALT Tequila an even stronger distribution reach in the rapidly growing Tampa Bay area.
“We’re honored to be in business with the Pepin family enterprise in SE USA,” states Splash President & CMO Bill Meissner. “It further proves the synergy among our portfolio of brands and our ever-expanding relationships with each of our distributors. The acquisition of Copa di Vino was a boon for us in a number of ways, and this further proves our investment model, which is conducive to exponential growth as we continue to expand our sales force and selective acquisitions and/or brand developments.”
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SALT Naturally Flavored Tequila is 100% agave, 80 proof naturally flavored tequila. SALT Tequila is remarkably smooth with a clean and delicate taste. Grown, distilled, and bottled in the region of Jalisco Mexico, each handcrafted bottle of SALT Tequila is the result of years of hard work, determination, and countless blends until they reached perfection. SALT Tequila offers a variety of naturally flavored tequilas including Berry, Citrus, and Salted Chocolate.
About Splash Beverage Group, Inc.:
Splash Beverage Group specializes in manufacturing, distribution, sales & marketing of various beverages across multiple channels. SBEV operates in both the non-alcoholic and alcoholic beverage segments which they believe leverages efficiencies and dilutes risk.
SBEV believes its business model is unique as it ONLY develops/accelerates brands it perceives to have highly visible pre-existing brand awareness or pure category innovation.
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SOURCE: Splash Beverage Group, Inc.