MELBOURNE, Fla. – Kona Gold Solutions, Inc. (OTCPINK: KGKG), a hemp and CBD lifestyle brand focused on product development in the functional beverage sector, is pleased to announce it has signed a distribution agreement with Michigan based Imperial Beverage. Imperial Beverage brings Kona Gold Hemp Energy Drinks into the state of Michigan, where Kona Gold previously did not have distribution. Imperial will distribute the Company’s popular products across the entire state of Michigan.
Imperial Beverage is a long-standing member of the Michigan beverage distribution community. Established in 1933 after the repeal of prohibition and purchased by Kalamazoo’s Cekola family in 1984, Imperial has grown from a one county beer distributor to a top 10 statewide beer, wine & spirits wholesaler. With 350 employees and 4 locations in Kalamazoo, Livonia, Traverse City and Ishpeming, Imperial provides statewide coverage that serves every Michigan County, every week, all year long.
Imperial’s knowledgeable staff works with its customers to fulfill its passion statement “Helping People Succeed,” by building profit and identity in their restaurants and retail locations through the selection of fine wines, craft beers, ciders, spirits, sodas and mixers from our diverse portfolio.
“I am delighted to announce Kona Gold is coming to the great state of Michigan by way of our new distributor partnership with Imperial Beverage,” stated Chris Selinger, V.P. of Sales of Kona Gold Solutions, Inc. “Imperial Beverage’s capabilities and experienced team will be vital to our success in Michigan, and we couldn’t have partnered with a more talented team in that region.”
About Kona Gold
Kona Gold now has distribution in 36 states within the United States. The Company has 69 distribution partners distributing its Kona Gold Hemp Energy Drinks and HighDrate CBD Energy Waters. Kona Gold is coming off its first profitable quarter with over $720,000 in revenue for the second quarter of 2019.