STATESVILLE, N.C., Jan. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Bebida Beverage Company (OTC markets: BBDA) (BeBevCo) , a developer, manufacturer and marketer of relaxation and energy drinks, announced today that BeBevCo has acquired a vendor number with the Duane Reade Drugstores owned by Walgreens. Duane Reade is the largest drugstore chain in New York City with 257 stores. As Planogram adjustments are made the addition of KOMA Unwind shots by Duane Reade Drugstores is imminent. The company also highlights that timing may work out perfectly as their newest beverage distribution partner SKI Distribution will be rolling out KOMA Unwind drinks to their thousands of retail stores over the next several months. This will ultimately give the NYC market a full on presence and alternative for their rest, relaxation and sleep solution.
About Duane Reade Drugstores
Duane Reade takes its name from the Company's first successful full-service drugstore, which opened in 1960 on Broadway between Duane and Reade Streets in Manhattan. Since then, Duane Reade has grown to become the most recognized drugstore chain in metropolitan New York. Today, the Company operates over 250 stores in commercial and residential neighborhoods throughout New York.
Duane Reade's conveniently located stores carry an extensive assortment of items, including those from the pharmacy as well as vitamins, nutritional products, cosmetics, greeting cards and photo processing.
The company has ranked as the fastest-growing drugstore chain in the industry, and is number one in sales per square foot.
"After multiple trips, much work and many discussions, BeBevCo is now ready to bring KOMA Unwind relaxation 2 oz. shots to Duane Reade Drugstores. A partnership with Duane Reed will immediately provide BeBevCo relaxation shots with a distribution avenue in the largest drugstore market in the U.S.," said Brian Weber, CEO of BeBevCo. "We are honored to begin a sales relationship with the most recognized drugstore chain in metropolitan New York, as we continue to meet the growing demand for the KOMA Unwind Brand," he added.
BeBevCo (Bebida Beverage Company) develops, manufactures and markets beverages including relaxation drinks KOMA Unwind "Chillaxation" Drink(TM), KOMAUnwind Sugar-free "Chillaxation" Drink(TM) and KOMA Unwind "Chillaxation" Shot(TM) as well as Potencia Energy Drink, Potencia "BLAST" energy shot, Relax 5 shots and Piranha Water.
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SOURCE Bebida Beverage Company