That just happens to be my neck of the woods! I took a trip around the corner to my local Bigg's right after receiving the good news from the sisters' marketing agent and what did I find? Fantastic placement of their teas on a short shelf (harder to get lost on than taller shelves)!
From the press release:
Fully Loaded Tea continues US expansion into “The Buckeye State”
Gourmet tea blends now available in select Ohio locations
Mississauga, ON - Fully Loaded Tea (FLT) is proud to announce its first distribution partnerships with Ohio retailers. Starting in Early October, select bigg’s hypermarkets and Jungle Jim’s International Market will join the growing number of key locations throughout the country carrying FLT’s distinctly different product. This continued expansion ensures that residents of Cincinnati and Fairfield will now be able to enjoy the bold and opinionated blends, already extremely popular with young professionals and celebrities.
Katya Popoff, co-founder of FLT explained: “We are extremely pleased to be working with bigg’s and Jungle Jim’s International Market. Bigg’s has been a supporter of Fully Loaded Tea since our inception, so we are particularly delighted as this distribution partnership confirms our immense progress, and gives us further momentum going forward. We continue to be overwhelmed by the support received from retailers such as bigg’s and Jungle Jim’s International Market - our blends are popping up on shelves throughout the US, and this is certainly a most rewarding feeling.”
The brainchild of sister-duo Katya Popoff and Olga Lenova, since the company’s launch in 2007 FLT has experienced unprecedented success and momentum with an increase in sales by more than 400 percent in 2008. The unique combination of berries and tea blends results in bold, opinionated flavors rich with vitamins and antioxidants.
FLT’s distinct blends continue to garner invitations to participate in high-profiled, celebrity events, including the Primetime Emmy Awards, SXSW Film Festival, and the Much Music Video Awards.
Ohio gourmands can look forward to purchasing Fully Loaded Tea blends at:
bigg’s hypermarket located at 5218 Beechmont Avenue and 5022 Delhi Road in Cincinnati, and Jungle Jim’s International Market at 5440 Dixie Hwy in Fairfield.
For more information about FLT, to purchase the blends online, or to find locations around the country where FLT is available, please visit www.fullyloadedtea.com.