Jack Martin, Made Drinks Co., vending machines, foodservice, convenience store, beverage business, Nestle
CHICAGO -- Jack Martin has joined Made Drinks Co. as business development director. He will focus on developing opportunities in the vending, foodservice and convenience store channels.
Martin retired from Nestlé in December, following a 30-year career with Hills Bros. Coffee and Nestlé in various sales and marketing management positions. He has a long association with the sales channels that he will oversee, and introduced many beverage products into the industry during his career with Nestlé.
Made Drinks Co. was founded in 2008 by Charley Snell, formerly of Nestlé USA. It distributes ready-to-drink, shelf-stable 16-fl.oz. green teas and lemonades. All products are marketed under the Made brand and are organic and all-natural, flavored with real fruit juice and sweetened with organic cane sugar.
Martin also served on the board of directors for the National Coffee Service Association from 1994 to 1999, until it was merged into the National Automatic Merchandising Association in 2000.