SAN FRANCISCO -- Soma Beverage Co., based here, and Crystal Geyser Water Co. have entered into a sales licensing agreement that adds Metromint bottled waters to Crystal Geyser's product portfolio.
Metromint, an all-natural purified water infused with real mint and "flavor essence," is available in seven 16.9-fl.oz. varieties including peppermint, spearmint, orangemint, lemonmint, chocolatemint, cherrymint and goodberrymint. It is calorie-free and contains no artificial sugars, sweeteners, colors or flavors.
Crystal Geyser, based in Calistoga, CA, manufactures flavored sparkling mineral water. It also produces Juice Squeeze, a line of lightly carbonated juice beverages made with 70% real fruit juice and no added sugars and Tejava, an all-natural microbrewed iced tea made from tea leaves from the island of Java.
"The partnership increases Metromint's distribution reach and opens multiple trade channels throughout the Western United States via Crystal Geyser Water Co.'s existing accounts," said Scott Lowe, president and chief executive of Soma Beverage Co. "Crystal Geyser Water Co. is well-known throughout the country as a leading flavored sparkling mineral water manufacturer. Together, we offer our trade customers a broader beverage portfolio with a single point of contact."