MEDLEY, Fla., Dec. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Blue Gem Enterprise (OTC Bulletin Board: BGEM) is pleased to announce it has added the full line of Organic Juices from the Apple Rush Company of Illinois (Pink Sheets: APRU). The Apple Rush product line will be distributed by Blue Gem into the delis, health food stores and independents in Southern Florida. Additionally the brand in bottles and cans will be added to its roster of brands available through its direct store distribution network in South Florida. Blue Gem has placed its first order and will begin carrying and selling Apple Rush by January 1st.
"Apple Rush is our first Organic brand and we are thrilled to also be selling it to our network of independent stores," says Company Sales Head Bob Friedopfer. "The Organic beverage sales are expected to approach $ 2 billion in the US in 2010. We plan on building our organic offerings in South Florida by bring the finest products to our customers and we're proud to be distributing Apple Rush products."
Robert Corr, President of Apple Rush Company, Inc. stated that, "We are excited about having Blue Gem, another public company, as a distributor and believe we are a very good fit for each other. Florida has always been the best selling area for other branded beverages I've sold in the past. We expect Blue Gem, with their store door delivery system, to become our best distributor, especially in the health food trade, Vegetarian and Vegan delis and diners."
About Blue Gem Enterprise
Blue Gem Enterprise is an emerging beverage distribution company headquartered in South Florida and serves the area from Southern Georgia through the Florida Keys, including major chains, independent stores, hospitals, gyms, hotels and other retailers. It is the mission of Blue Gem to become one of the leading distributors of non alcoholic beverages and foods in the state of Florida
About Apple Rush Co., Inc
Apple Rush Company, Inc. is a producer of Organic 100% Juice Sparkling Beverages. The company markets its products through an extensive distribution network nearly 40 Distributors throughout the U.S. and in foreign markets. The Company's flagship product line of Organic Apple Rush(TM) Sparkling Beverages currently has six mainstream flavors in glass bottles and the top three sellers Original Apple, Pomegranate and Cranberry in cans. For more information on Apple Rush Co., Inc. visit: www.applerush.com
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SOURCE Blue Gem Enterprise