Uncle Si's Iced Tea Expands Availability

Four flavors of Uncle Si’s Iced Tea are now available at retail in more than 18 states across the country. Consumers can finally get their hands on all-natural Sweet, Un-Sweet, Peach, and Half & Half (half iced tea/half lemonade) flavors of the beverage made popular by “Uncle” Si Robertson of A&E’s Duck Dynasty fame.  
 
Developed and produced by Chinook USA and Duck Commander Family Foods®, Uncle Si’s Iced Tea has attracted a lot of attention since its official launch at the Duck Commander 500 NASCAR® race on April 7 at the Texas Motor Speedway in Ft. Worth.
 
“Hey, here’s the deal about Uncle Si’s Iced Tea. You’ve had a hard day at work, you come home, you’re looking for relaxation, and to get refreshed,” said Robertson. “So kick back, get yourself a glass of my iced tea, and drink it. I want you to feel refreshed just like you hadn’t even been to work.”
 
Brewed with premium select teas, real juices and natural ingredients, Uncle Si’s Iced Tea fills broad-based consumer demand for natural RTD beverages.
 
Fast Facts About Uncle Si’s Iced Tea:
·       Uncle Si’s Iced Tea has acquired a community of  more than 170,000 Facebook fans on www.facebook.com/DrinkUncleSi in the first 100 days since launch
·       It has established a partnership with the award-winning iced tea development team at S&D Coffee & Tea out of Concord, N.C.
·       Was showcased at The 95th Annual National Restaurant Association Show in Chicago, Ill. in May
·       Distribution is growing via a list of key partners including Prairie Farms, Core-Mark, US Foods, Choice Brands, and Hiland Dairy
 
Duck Commander is a family-owned and operated business that was established in 1972 by Phil Robertson and is based in West Monroe, Louisiana. What began as a duck call-centered company has grown into a multi-million dollar empire under the guidance of current CEO, Willie Robertson. Duck Commander products, which now include much more than just duck calls, have been sold in all 50 states and in several countries and encompasses lifestyle brands including Duck Commander duck-hunting merchandise, Buck Commander deer-hunting merchandise, Duck Commander Family Foods, and more. 
 
Each of the Duck Commander brands was created with a focus on bringing families together. It is their motto of faith, family, and ducks that has resonated with fans at their speaking engagements and on the No. 1 cable reality show Duck Dynasty. The Robertsons’ perseverance, business savvy and knack for storytelling also landed them at the top of the New York Times' Best Sellers list six times with their books The Duck Commander Family, Si-cology, Miss Kay’s Duck Commander Kitchen, The Women of Duck Commander, Good Call and Happy, Happy, Happy: My Life and Legacy as the Duck Commander. Last fall, the family celebrated their first venture into music with a No. 1 debut of their holiday album Duck the Halls: A Robertson Family Christmas. For more information, please visit www.duckcommander.com.
 
Chinook USA brings existing and new-to-market beverage brands to the global market.   The Company specializes in beverage development, marketing, sales, and distribution. Chinook USA is the exclusive licensed producer of Uncle Si’s Iced Tea for Duck Commander Family Foods, and is a privately held company based in Prospect, Kentucky.  Visit: www.chinookusa.com
 
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