THOMAS KEMPER SODA CO. ANNOUNCES DISTRIBUTION EXPANSION IN THE PACIFIC NW
PORTLAND, Ore. October 1, 2010 – Thomas Kemper Soda Company, a Portland, Ore. based maker of premium craft brewed soda, has entered into new distribution agreements in the Pacific Northwest.
In the State of Washington new distributors include Anheuser-Busch wholesalers K&L Distributors in Seattle and Crown Distributing in NW Washington, as well as Marine View Beverage in Tacoma/Olympia and Stein Distributing in Vancouver. Oregon distribution will include Anheuser-Busch wholesalers Morgan Distributing in Portland and Western Beverage in the remainder of the State.
“We are proud to be associated with companies that have such a tradition of excellence,” said Bill Germano, President and CEO of Thomas Kemper Soda Co. “Thomas Kemper is an iconic brand in the Pacific Northwest. Our new distribution partners are leaders in their respective markets and our brand matches up well with their beverage portfolios. This distribution change provides us with strong partners to expand our customer base as well as launch new products in our core markets.”
All distribution changes are effective October 1, 2010.
About Thomas Kemper Soda Co.
Thomas Kemper Soda Co. is an independently-owned company that produces vintage and all-natural varieties of craft-brewed soda. The company got its start in the explosive craft microbrew scene of 1980’s Seattle. Today, Thomas Kemper maintains the same Northwest spirit at its Portland, Ore., headquarters and continues to bottle its soda in small batches. Thomas Kemper products are available at grocery stores, finer retailers, and restaurants throughout the Western U.S. with growing availability across the rest of the U.S. and Canada. For more information, visit www.tksoda.com.