VISTA, Calif., Aug. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- NuZee, Inc. (OTCQB: NUZE) ("NuZee" or "the Company"), a good-for-you company focused on building beverage brands that offer functional and nutritional benefits, announced today a new partnership with Akamai Distributors ("Akamai").
Commencing in September 2017, Akamai will distribute NuZee's Coffee Blenders® collection of functional, single serve and Drip Cup coffee to its more than 140 accounts across Hawaii, including retailers such as CVS, Food Land, Food Pantry and Kmart.
"We are very excited to be working with Akamai to reach consumers who are familiar with the Drip Cup method, while elevating the brand profile of Coffee Blenders' line of functional coffee and tea throughout Hawaii," said Travis Gorney, Vice President of Sales & Operations for Coffee Blenders.
"Along with the citizens of Hawaii, the island is a popular vacation destination for Asian tourists, including visitors from Japan where the pour-over Drip Cup concept originated and remains a popular method of preparing coffee," Mr. Gorney concluded.
This latest agreement follows NuZee's recently announced expansion of its Coffee Blenders product line in five states in the Pacific Northwest in collaboration with natural foods broker Grass Roots Marketing, and throughout the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast with Tozzi, Inc.
About Akamai Distributors
Akamai Pacific distributes high quality food and beverage products from around the world to multiple channels throughout Hawaii, from convenience stores to grocery chains.
About NuZee and Coffee Blenders
NuZee, Inc. (d/b/a Coffee Blenders®) is the pioneer in functional coffee, offering gourmet specialty grade coffee in convenient single serve cups using only natural ingredients with clinically supported nutraceuticals. Coffee Blenders also manufactures and sells in the United States – under an exclusive license – its Drip Cup line of single serve, pour-over functional coffees. Coffee Blenders' products include Lean Cup® (for weight loss), Think Cup® (for cognitive performance), Relax Cup® (for stress reduction), Active Cup® (for a pre-workout boost of energy), Nude Cup® (100% Arabica coffee with no function), and Matcha Cup tea, as well as a Whole Bean coffee line. For more information on Coffee Blenders, please visit: http://www.coffeeblenders.com.
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