JERSEY CITY, N.J., March 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Mojo Organics, Inc. (OTCBB: MOJO) announced it has signed a distribution agreement with Wholesome Choice, Inc. to distribute MOJO's CHIQUITA TROPICALS™ line of premium fruit juices.
"We selected Wholesome Choice because they are a recognized distribution leader in the cash-and-carry channel," said Glenn Simpson, CEO of MOJO. "We believe Wholesome Choice's network reaches a vast consumer market across the US untapped by traditional beverage distributors and will put our juices in arms reach for millions of consumers. We are thrilled to partner with Wholesome Choice as we grow our line together."
"Needless to say there are myriad of juice and juice related products in the marketplace today that we could have distributed. But a consumer will look twice at CHIQUITA TROPICALS because the CHIQUITA™ brand is recognized and trusted by the consumer the world over. Once we tasted CHIQUITA TROPICALS, and then savored the true natural fruit emanating from the juice, we realized that we have found our fruit juice of choice," says Iqbal Rashidzada, President of Wholesome Choice, Inc.
"This is an opportunity we wanted to work on right off the bat," continued Rashidzada. "With our solid distribution partners around the United States, our company is well positioned to work on getting CHIQUITA TROPICALS bottles into the consumer's hands at a rapid pace."
About Wholesome Choice, Inc.
Wholesome Choice, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of AKR Corporation, a family-owned global distributor with annual sales over 100 million dollars, headquarter in New York.
From the late 1960's to the late 1990's, the founders of AKR were the exclusive distributors of Colgate-Palmolive brands for the Central Asian region along with many other fast moving consumer goods
In the United States, AKR has established seven major strategic distribution centers throughout the country. Since 1985, AKR has worked with major brands such as Colgate-Palmolive, Bic, Elmer's, and Eveready. They have established relationships with distributors, sub-distributors, independents, convenient stores, and the exponentially growing ethnic markets around the country.
About Mojo Organics, Inc.
Based in New Jersey, MOJO Organics, Inc. engages in the production, distribution, and marketing of beverages. The goal of MOJO is to promote a Better-for-You lifestyle for children and adults through affordable natural and organic drinks. Towards its goal of Better-for-You products, MOJO Organics is debuting with CHIQUITA TROPICALS a 100% Fruit Juice, produced under license agreement with Chiquita Brands.
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Additional Information and Where to Find It
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MOJO Organics, Inc.
101 Hudson Street, 21st Floor
Jersey City, New Jersey 07302
201 633 6519
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