PORTLAND, OR. March 1, 2012 – Thomas Kemper Soda, a Portland, Ore. based maker of super premium craft brewed soda and Division of Big Red, Inc, announces the expansion of its distribution network on the west coast.

In the Pacific Northwest Thomas Kemper has added Sound Beverage Distributors in Bellingham WA and Harbor Wholesale Foods in Lacey WA. New distribution in Southern California includes Unified Grocers Market Centre and Garvey Wholesale.

“Thomas Kemper is an iconic brand in the western US” said Bill Germano, President of Thomas Kemper Soda. “Our roots are in Craft and our customers are wide spread. We believe that our new partners will provide opportunities to reach deeper into our core markets where loyal customers may have had a hard time finding our products before”.