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Made Drinks Taps Premier Brokers As Vending, OCS Representative

Posted On: 4/12/2012

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CHICAGO -- Made Drinks Co. has announced an agreement with Premier Broker Partners under which Premier will represent Made Drinks' portfolio to the vending, coffee service and alternative channels through its nine sales offices from coast to coast.

Made Drinks produces a line of organic ready-to-drink cold beverages including five single-serve bottled flavored green teas, four lemonade varieties, shelf-stable Charley's Premium Milk in 14-fl.oz. bottles and the bag-in-box Cool Java Coffee Cube, a convenient medium for serving iced, mocha-flavored coffee drinks.

Jack Martin, a former Nestlé executive, joined Made Drinks as business development director earlier this year. | SEE STORY

Premier is a partnership of nine brokerages: Harold Young & Associates (Natick, MA); Grant Sales & Marketing (Burnt Hills, NY); DeMitri Chesapeake Sales Inc. (Turnersville, NJ); Brokers Unlimited (Denver, NC); Truman Dobbins & Associates (Spring, TX); Patterson Co. (Northbrook, IL); AVB Sales & Marketing (Cincinnati, OH); Michigan Merchandisers (New Baltimore, MI) and Atnip Co. (Fullerton, CA). The group was formed a year ago. | SEE STORY

"We look forward to introducing these items at NAMA," said Premier president Andrew Young. He observed that the Made Drinks line offers operators the "better for you" alternatives for which they have been looking.