LAKE MARY, FL, Oct 07, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Heathrow Natural Food & Beverage, Inc. (OTCPK: HRNF) is pleased to announce that it has signed agreements with two new distributors who will service several major retailers in the U.S. Market. First, MCIM Trading of Plymouth, MN will have distribution rights for Target Stores and the Super Value Supermarket chain, both of which are headquartered in Minneapolis, MN. In addition, TP Global of Seattle, WA will have distribution rights to 7-Eleven, Inc, Bartell Drug Company, Costco Wholesale Corp., Fred Meyer Stores, Quality Food Centers and Safeway Inc. Together this represents a retail network of over 13,000 stores nationwide. Distribution of ACAI Plus & Resveratrol Plus is scheduled to begin in the middle of November with production running at 200,000 units per month per brand.
"We are thrilled to have come to terms with two premier distributors who have the capability and relationships to place our functional gum products in some of the best known retailers in the country", said Michael Pagnano, CEO Heathrow Natural Food & Beverage, Inc. We will continue to strengthen our distribution channel as we prepare for product rollout and introduction.
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Heathrow Natural Food & Beverage, Inc. (HNFB) is a national distributor of the botanical Super Food beverage, Exfuze Seven + and Exfuze Seven + Pro as well as the Heathrow Super Food Brand which includes, ACAI Plus Chewing Gum, Resveratrol Plus Chewing Gum, Super Food Bar and Super Food Snack Chips. HNFB is part of the $100 Billion Dollar Wellness Industry, which is growing at 10% per year. The nutritional beverage and functional supplement segment is the largest sector of the market at 27% of sales. HNFB provides healthy and natural choices for the growing segment of the population seeking a healthy and active lifestyle.
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