Puerto Rico’s Tres Monjitas to Distribute Long Island Iced Tea
SAN JUAN – Ready-to-drink beverage company Long Island Iced Tea Corp. has entered into a distribution partnership with Puerto Rico-based Vaquería Tres Monjitas. It is the non-alcoholic iced-tea maker from New York’s first distribution agreement in Puerto Rico.
Long Island Iced Tea is now available locally in 20-oz and gallon bottles, with flavors including Lemon, Peach, Raspberry, Mango, Green Tea & Honey, Half Tea & Half Lemonade, Diet Lemon and Diet Peach.
In the news release, Philip Thomas, CEO of Long Island Iced Tea, stated, “We are excited to build this partnership with Tres Monjitas and bring Long Island Iced Tea to Puerto Rico, a great market where we believe our quality ingredients at an affordable price will resonate with consumers. Tres Monjitas has a long history of being one of the premier beverage distributors in Puerto Rico, and we are thrilled to be joining its family of high quality beverage brands. Expanding into Puerto Rico is a natural progression in our global outlook, and compliments distribution positions we have already established in Canada and Korea.”
“We are proud to expand the portfolio of top line products distributed by Tres Monjitas with the addition of Long Island Iced Tea to our roster of brands. This partnership combines the power of a high quality, well-known product as is Long Island Iced Tea with a service tradition and market knowledge of almost 100 years brought in by Tres Monjitas,” Luis Defendini, sales director for Tres Monjitas, added.
Tres Monjitas generates 35% of total sales of fresh milk in Puerto Rico. It has more than 250 products in its portfolio, including Fresh Milk Grade A, lactose-free milk, milk derivatives, 100% juices, fruit drinks, low calorie drinks, water bottled, soft shortbread and iced tea. It is also a distributor of international beverage brands.About Long Island Iced Tea Corp.
Long Island Iced Tea is sold primarily on the U.S. East Coast.