Corporate Information

Long Island Iced Tea Corp. operates in the ready-to-drink tea segment of the beverage industry. The Company has developed non-alcoholic, premium iced tea bottled beverages made with quality ingredients that are offered at an affordable price.

The Company is currently organized around its flagship brand Long Island Iced Tea, a premium, ready-to-drink, proprietary recipe iced tea sold primarily on the East Coast of the United States through a network of national and regional retail chains and distributors.

Press Releases

Long Island Iced Tea Corp. Expands Distribution into Puerto Rico
September 20, 2016

- Long Island Iced Tea® Now Distributed in Puerto Rico through Partnership
with Tres Monjitas -

Hicksville, NY (September 21, 2016) — Long Island Iced Tea Corp. (NasdaqCM: LTEA) (the “Company”), a growth-oriented company focused on the ready-to-drink (“RTD”) tea segment in the beverage industry, today announced a new partnership with Vaquería Tres Monjitas (“Tres Monjitas”) to distribute its beverages in Puerto Rico. The Company is committed to expanding its distribution across new geographies and this is its first distribution agreement in Puerto Rico.

Philip Thomas, Chief Executive Officer of the Company, 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”, said Luis Defendini, Sales Director for Tres Monjitas. 

Long Island Iced Tea® is a RTD tea now available through Tres Monjitas 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.

 

About Vaquería Tres Monjitas:

For almost 100 years, Tres Monjitas has worked hard to bring products of the highest quality to Puerto Rican households. Tres Monjitas generates 35% of total sales of fresh milk in Puerto Rico. It has a range of over 250 products in its portfolio of sale, including Fresh Milk Grade A, lactose-free milk, milk derivatives, 100% juices, fruit drinks, low calorie drinks, water bottled, soft shortbread and iced tea. Additionally, Tres Monjitas is a prominent distributor of international beverage brands. Tres Monjitas services a majority of supermarkets in Puerto Rico.  Retailers include Sam's Club Walmart, Amgigo, Econo Selectos' and Starbucks. The company is continually committed to distributing fresh products across Puerto Rico, and help contribute to the progress of a better Puerto Rico. For more information, visit Tres Monjitas’ website at www.tresmonjitas.com.

 

About Long Island Iced Tea Corp.

Headquartered in Long Island, New York, Long Island Iced Tea Corp. operates in the ready-to-drink tea segment of the beverage industry. The Company has developed non-alcoholic, premium iced tea bottled beverages made with quality ingredients that are offered at an affordable price. The Company is currently organized around its flagship brand Long Island Iced Tea®, a premium, ready-to-drink iced tea sold primarily on the East Coast of the United States through a network of regional chains and distributors. The Company’s website is www.longislandicedtea.com.

 

Forward Looking Statements 

This press release includes statements of the Company’s expectations, intentions, plans and beliefs that constitute "forward looking statements" within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and are intended to come within the safe harbor protection provided by those sections. These statements, which involve risks and uncertainties, relate to the discussion of the Company’s business strategies and its expectations concerning future operations, margins, sales, new products and brands, potential joint ventures, potential acquisitions, expenses, profitability, liquidity and capital resources and to analyses and other information that are based on forecasts of future results and estimates of amounts not yet determinable. These statements include any statement that does not directly relate to a historical or current fact. You can also identify these and other forward-looking statements by the use of such words as "may," "will," "should," "expects," "intends," "plans," "anticipates," "believes," "thinks," "estimates," "seeks," "predicts," "could," "projects," "potential" and other similar terms and phrases, including references to assumptions. These forward looking statements are made based on expectations and beliefs concerning future events affecting the Company and are subject to uncertainties, risks and factors relating to its operations and business environments, all of which are difficult to predict and many of which are beyond its control, that could cause its actual results to differ materially from those matters expressed or implied by these forward looking statements. These risks include its history of losses and expectation of further losses, its ability to expand its operations in both new and existing markets, its ability to develop or acquire new brands, its relationships with distributors, the success of its marketing activities, the effect of competition in its industry and economic and political conditions generally, including the current economic environment and markets. More information about these and other factors are described in the reports the Company files with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including but not limited to the discussions contained under the caption “Risk Factors.” When considering these forward looking statements, you should keep in mind the cautionary statements in this press release and the reports the Company files with the Securities and Exchange Commission. New risks and uncertainties arise from time to time, and the Company cannot predict those events or how they may affect it. The Company assumes no obligation to update any forward looking statements after the date of this press release as a result of new information, future events or developments, except as required by the federal securities laws.

 

Contacts:

For Investors

Phil Thomas

Long Island Iced Tea Corp.

1-855-542-2832

info@longislandteas.com

Long Island Iced Tea Corp. Announces Partnership with SellEthics Marketing Group to Expand Southeast Distribution
September 15, 2016

Hicksville, NY (September 15, 2016) — Long Island Iced Tea Corp. (NasdaqCM: LTEA) (the “Company”), a growth-oriented company focused on the ready-to-drink (“RTD”) tea segment in the beverage industry, today announced that it has partnered with SellEthics Marketing Group, Inc. (“SellEthics”), the largest regional food brokerage in the Southeast, to further expand its distribution in the Southeast.

Philip Thomas, Chief Executive Officer of the Company, stated, “We are thrilled to be partnering with SellEthics, one of the largest food and beverage brokerages in the US, to assist us in our continued expansion into the Southeast. SellEthics has relationships with many of the largest and most respected Southeast chains, and we are excited to collaborate with them as we build our presence in the region.”

Long Island Iced Tea® is a RTD tea now available in 20-oz bottles, with flavors including Lemon, Peach, Raspberry, Mango, Guava, Southern Sweet Tea, Green Tea & Honey, Half Tea & Half Lemonade, Diet Lemon and Diet Peach.

 

About SellEthics Marketing Group, Inc.

Founded in 1999, SellEthics is the largest regional food brokerage in the Southeast and one of the largest in the US, serving over 200 clients. SellEthics is independently owned and has over 300 sales associates servicing 8 southeastern states at the headquarter level as well as a retail sales force that covers all spill-out retail from each account. SellEthics provides headquarter and retail services in grocery, frozen, dairy, meat, produce, general merchandise, health/beauty care, confections and deli/bakery servicing supermarkets, wholesalers, convenience stores and dollar stores. It also owns On-Shelf Marketing Group, LLC with three partners to manage Walmart and Kroger, providing headquarter, analytical and retail services. For more information, visit SellEthics’ website at www.sellethics.com.

 

About Long Island Iced Tea Corp.

Headquartered in Long Island, New York, Long Island Iced Tea Corp. operates in the ready-to-drink tea segment of the beverage industry. The Company has developed non-alcoholic, premium iced tea bottled beverages made with quality ingredients that are offered at an affordable price. The Company is currently organized around its flagship brand Long Island Iced Tea®, a premium, ready-to-drink iced tea sold primarily on the East Coast of the United States through a network of regional chains and distributors. The Company’s website is www.longislandicedtea.com.

 

Forward Looking Statements 

This press release includes statements of the Company’s expectations, intentions, plans and beliefs that constitute "forward looking statements" within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and are intended to come within the safe harbor protection provided by those sections. These statements, which involve risks and uncertainties, relate to the discussion of the Company’s business strategies and its expectations concerning future operations, margins, sales, new products and brands, potential joint ventures, potential acquisitions, expenses, profitability, liquidity and capital resources and to analyses and other information that are based on forecasts of future results and estimates of amounts not yet determinable. These statements include any statement that does not directly relate to a historical or current fact. You can also identify these and other forward-looking statements by the use of such words as "may," "will," "should," "expects," "intends," "plans," "anticipates," "believes," "thinks," "estimates," "seeks," "predicts," "could," "projects," "potential" and other similar terms and phrases, including references to assumptions. These forward looking statements are made based on expectations and beliefs concerning future events affecting the Company and are subject to uncertainties, risks and factors relating to its operations and business environments, all of which are difficult to predict and many of which are beyond its control, that could cause its actual results to differ materially from those matters expressed or implied by these forward looking statements. These risks include its history of losses and expectation of further losses, its ability to expand its operations in both new and existing markets, its ability to develop or acquire new brands, its relationships with distributors, the success of its marketing activities, the effect of competition in its industry and economic and political conditions generally, including the current economic environment and markets. More information about these and other factors are described in the reports the Company files with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including but not limited to the discussions contained under the caption “Risk Factors.” When considering these forward looking statements, you should keep in mind the cautionary statements in this press release and the reports the Company files with the Securities and Exchange Commission. New risks and uncertainties arise from time to time, and the Company cannot predict those events or how they may affect it. The Company assumes no obligation to update any forward looking statements after the date of this press release as a result of new information, future events or developments, except as required by the federal securities laws.

 

Contacts:

For Investors

Phil Thomas

Long Island Iced Tea Corp.

1-855-542-2832

info@longislandteas.com

Long Island Iced Tea Corp. Grows Northeast Distribution with Christmas Tree Shops Partnership
September 12, 2016

 - Long Island Iced Tea® Available in 80 Christmas Tree Shops Locations -

Hicksville, NY (September 12, 2016) — Long Island Iced Tea Corp. (NasdaqCM: LTEA) (the “Company”), a growth-oriented company focused on the ready-to-drink (“RTD”) tea segment in the beverage industry, today announced a new partnership with Christmas Tree Shops, a subsidiary of Bed Bath & Beyond Inc., to supply the Company’s beverages to 80 Christmas Tree Shop locations across the Northeast.

Philip Thomas, Chief Executive Officer of the Company, commented, “We are excited to build this new relationship with Christmas Tree Shops. We believe our beverages will be a fantastic addition to its shelves, providing a quality brand at an affordable price, which is the hallmark of the type of product that its customers expect in its stores.”

Long Island Iced Tea® will be available on hutch displays in all 80 Christmas Tree Shop locations carrying the brand.  Long Island Iced Tea® is a RTD tea now available in 20-oz bottles, with flavors including Lemon, Peach, Raspberry, Mango, Guava, Southern Sweet Tea, Green Tea & Honey, Half Tea & Half Lemonade, Diet Lemon and Diet Peach.

 

About Christmas Tree Shops

Christmas Tree Shops are bargain stores, selling everything from food to toys to household furnishings to Christmas decorations. Most stores are typically made to resemble older buildings, in Colonial, Victorian, or even Old English barn styles. Christmas Tree Shops also has several stores in enclosed shopping malls.  "Christmas Tree Shops express" stores feature a smaller footprint and the merchandise mix is oriented towards seasonal offerings. "andThat!" is a new banner used to expand Christmas Tree Shops to other parts of the country not familiar with the concept in order to eliminate confusion. "andThat!" stores have opened in Virginia and Michigan.

 

About Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (Parent Company of Christmas Tree Shops)

Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. and subsidiaries (the "Company") is a retailer selling a wide assortment of domestics merchandise and home furnishings which operates under the names Bed Bath & Beyond, Christmas Tree Shops, Christmas Tree Shops andThat! or andThat!, Harmon or Harmon Face Values, buybuy BABY and World Market, Cost Plus World Market or Cost Plus. Customers can purchase products from the Company either in-store, online or through a mobile device. The Company has the developing ability to have customer purchases picked up in-store or shipped direct to the customer from the Company's distribution facilities, stores or vendors.  In addition, the Company operates Of a Kind, an e-commerce website that features specially commissioned, limited edition items from emerging fashion and home designers.  The Company also operates Linen Holdings, a provider of a variety of textile products, amenities and other goods to institutional customers in the hospitality, cruise line, healthcare and other industries.  Additionally, the Company is a partner in a joint venture which operates retail stores in Mexico under the name Bed Bath & Beyond.

 

About Long Island Iced Tea Corp.

Headquartered in Long Island, New York, Long Island Iced Tea Corp. operates in the ready-to-drink tea segment of the beverage industry. The Company has developed non-alcoholic, premium iced tea bottled beverages made with quality ingredients that are offered at an affordable price. The Company is currently organized around its flagship brand Long Island Iced Tea®, a premium, ready-to-drink iced tea sold primarily on the East Coast of the United States through a network of regional chains and distributors. The Company’s website is www.longislandicedtea.com.

 

Forward Looking Statements 

This press release includes statements of the Company’s expectations, intentions, plans and beliefs that constitute "forward looking statements" within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and are intended to come within the safe harbor protection provided by those sections. These statements, which involve risks and uncertainties, relate to the discussion of the Company’s business strategies and its expectations concerning future operations, margins, sales, new products and brands, potential joint ventures, potential acquisitions, expenses, profitability, liquidity and capital resources and to analyses and other information that are based on forecasts of future results and estimates of amounts not yet determinable. These statements include any statement that does not directly relate to a historical or current fact. You can also identify these and other forward-looking statements by the use of such words as "may," "will," "should," "expects," "intends," "plans," "anticipates," "believes," "thinks," "estimates," "seeks," "predicts," "could," "projects," "potential" and other similar terms and phrases, including references to assumptions. These forward looking statements are made based on expectations and beliefs concerning future events affecting the Company and are subject to uncertainties, risks and factors relating to its operations and business environments, all of which are difficult to predict and many of which are beyond its control, that could cause its actual results to differ materially from those matters expressed or implied by these forward looking statements. These risks include its history of losses and expectation of further losses, its ability to expand its operations in both new and existing markets, its ability to develop or acquire new brands, its relationships with distributors, the success of its marketing activities, the effect of competition in its industry and economic and political conditions generally, including the current economic environment and markets. More information about these and other factors are described in the reports the Company files with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including but not limited to the discussions contained under the caption “Risk Factors.” When considering these forward looking statements, you should keep in mind the cautionary statements in this press release and the reports the Company files with the Securities and Exchange Commission. New risks and uncertainties arise from time to time, and the Company cannot predict those events or how they may affect it. The Company assumes no obligation to update any forward looking statements after the date of this press release as a result of new information, future events or developments, except as required by the federal securities laws.

 

Contacts:

For Investors

Phil Thomas

Long Island Iced Tea Corp.

1-855-542-2832

info@longislandteas.com

Long Island Iced Tea Corp. Expands Distribution in Northeast through Partnership with Krasdale
September 8, 2016

Long Island Iced Tea Corp. Expands Distribution in Northeast
through Partnership with Krasdale

- Long Island Iced Tea® Now Sold Through Krasdale in C-Town, Bravo & Aim -

Hicksville, NY (September 8, 2016) — Long Island Iced Tea Corp. (NasdaqCM: LTEA) (the “Company”), a growth-oriented company focused on the ready-to-drink (“RTD”) tea segment in the beverage industry, today announced that its beverages are now sold through Krasdale Foods (“Krasdale”), which services over 2,500 customers across seven states in the Northeast.

Philip Thomas, Chief Executive Officer of the Company, stated, “We are excited to build this new relationship and further enhance our distribution network through this partnership with Krasdale, as they are a high quality  wholesaler servicing a wide array of independent grocers throughout the Northeast. Our brand has its roots in the Northeast and this partnership will further strengthen our presence across this market.”

The Company will also be participating at the Krasdale Annual Buying Show held at the Westchester County Expo Center in White Plains, New York on September 8, 2016. Buyers from C-Town, Bravo, Aim, Market Fresh and independent owners come to this show to experience new items and special deals, such as one-time buys, seasonal items or new items for in-line opportunities. The Company will be presenting its 20-oz and gallon bottles at the show.

Long Island Iced Tea® is a RTD tea that will be available through Krasdale in gallon bottles, with flavors including Lemon, Peach, Mango, Southern Sweet Tea and Green Tea & Honey.

 

About Krasdale Foods

Krasdale is an independent grocery wholesaler which supplies more than 7,000 products to food retailers (Aim, Bravo and C-Town supermarkets), mostly in the New York City metropolitan area. Centrally located in Hunts Point, NY, Krasdale’s local direct-buy warehouse currently serves over 2,500 customers in seven states. It offers Krasdale-labeled, private-label, and regional brands, as well as ethnic and specialty food items. Krasdale also provides merchandising and marketing services to its customers. Abraham Krasne founded Krasdale as A. Krasne Inc. in 1908, and is headquartered in White Plains, New York. For more information, visit Krasdale’s website at www.krasdalefoods.com.

 

About Long Island Iced Tea Corp.

Headquartered in Long Island, New York, Long Island Iced Tea Corp. operates in the ready-to-drink tea segment of the beverage industry. The Company has developed non-alcoholic, premium iced tea bottled beverages made with quality ingredients that are offered at an affordable price. The Company is currently organized around its flagship brand Long Island Iced Tea®, a premium, ready-to-drink iced tea sold primarily on the East Coast of the United States through a network of regional chains and distributors. The Company’s website is www.longislandicedtea.com.

 

Forward Looking Statements 

This press release includes statements of the Company’s expectations, intentions, plans and beliefs that constitute "forward looking statements" within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and are intended to come within the safe harbor protection provided by those sections. These statements, which involve risks and uncertainties, relate to the discussion of the Company’s business strategies and its expectations concerning future operations, margins, sales, new products and brands, potential joint ventures, potential acquisitions, expenses, profitability, liquidity and capital resources and to analyses and other information that are based on forecasts of future results and estimates of amounts not yet determinable. These statements include any statement that does not directly relate to a historical or current fact. You can also identify these and other forward-looking statements by the use of such words as "may," "will," "should," "expects," "intends," "plans," "anticipates," "believes," "thinks," "estimates," "seeks," "predicts," "could," "projects," "potential" and other similar terms and phrases, including references to assumptions. These forward looking statements are made based on expectations and beliefs concerning future events affecting the Company and are subject to uncertainties, risks and factors relating to its operations and business environments, all of which are difficult to predict and many of which are beyond its control, that could cause its actual results to differ materially from those matters expressed or implied by these forward looking statements. These risks include its history of losses and expectation of further losses, its ability to expand its operations in both new and existing markets, its ability to develop or acquire new brands, its relationships with distributors, the success of its marketing activities, the effect of competition in its industry and economic and political conditions generally, including the current economic environment and markets. More information about these and other factors are described in the reports the Company files with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including but not limited to the discussions contained under the caption “Risk Factors.” When considering these forward looking statements, you should keep in mind the cautionary statements in this press release and the reports the Company files with the Securities and Exchange Commission. New risks and uncertainties arise from time to time, and the Company cannot predict those events or how they may affect it. The Company assumes no obligation to update any forward looking statements after the date of this press release as a result of new information, future events or developments, except as required by the federal securities laws.

 

Contacts:

For Investors

Phil Thomas

Long Island Iced Tea Corp.

1-855-542-2832

info@longislandteas.com

Long Island Iced Tea Corp. Continues Distribution Expansion in Northeast with the Addition of General Trading Partnership
September 6, 2016

- Long Island Iced Tea® Now Sold Through General Trading -

Hicksville, NY (September 6, 2016) — Long Island Iced Tea Corp. (NasdaqCM: LTEA) (the “Company”), a growth-oriented company focused on the ready-to-drink (“RTD”) tea segment in the beverage industry, today announced that its beverages are now sold at General Trading Company (“General Trading”), which services approximately 278 select independent grocery supermarkets such as Fine Fare, Trade Fair, H Mart, Shop Fare, City Fresh and others locations across the Northeast.

Philip Thomas, Chief Executive Officer of the Company, stated, “We are thrilled to expand our distribution network through a new partnership with General Trading, as they are  a high quality  warehouse distributor servicing a wide array of independent grocers throughout the NY metro area. We have our roots in the Northeast and will further strengthen our presence in this market through this new partnership with General Trading.”

This is the Company’s first foray into General Trading locations. Long Island Iced Tea® is a RTD tea now available in both 20-oz and gallon bottles, with flavors including Lemon, Peach, Raspberry, Mango, Guava, Southern Sweet Tea, Green Tea & Honey, Half Tea & Half Lemonade, Diet Lemon and Diet Peach.

 

About General Trading Company

General Trading is a full-service wholesale food distributor – exporting over 10,000 grocery and dairy items. It carries brand name products, as well as private label brands “Parade” and “Better Valu”. General Trading also offers export services to Europe, South America, Africa, the Middle East, and the Caribbean Islands. General Trading expanded into the Export arena over 20 years ago. It is currently exporting to parts of Europe, South America, Africa, Bermuda, the Middle East, and the Caribbean Islands.

 

About Long Island Iced Tea Corp.

Headquartered in Long Island, New York, Long Island Iced Tea Corp. operates in the ready-to-drink tea segment of the beverage industry. The Company has developed non-alcoholic, premium iced tea bottled beverages made with quality ingredients that are offered at an affordable price. The Company is currently organized around its flagship brand Long Island Iced Tea®, a premium, ready-to-drink iced tea sold primarily on the East Coast of the United States through a network of regional chains and distributors. The Company’s website is www.longislandicedtea.com.

 

Forward Looking Statements 

This press release includes statements of the Company’s expectations, intentions, plans and beliefs that constitute "forward looking statements" within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and are intended to come within the safe harbor protection provided by those sections. These statements, which involve risks and uncertainties, relate to the discussion of the Company’s business strategies and its expectations concerning future operations, margins, sales, new products and brands, potential joint ventures, potential acquisitions, expenses, profitability, liquidity and capital resources and to analyses and other information that are based on forecasts of future results and estimates of amounts not yet determinable. These statements include any statement that does not directly relate to a historical or current fact. You can also identify these and other forward-looking statements by the use of such words as "may," "will," "should," "expects," "intends," "plans," "anticipates," "believes," "thinks," "estimates," "seeks," "predicts," "could," "projects," "potential" and other similar terms and phrases, including references to assumptions. These forward looking statements are made based on expectations and beliefs concerning future events affecting the Company and are subject to uncertainties, risks and factors relating to its operations and business environments, all of which are difficult to predict and many of which are beyond its control, that could cause its actual results to differ materially from those matters expressed or implied by these forward looking statements. These risks include its history of losses and expectation of further losses, its ability to expand its operations in both new and existing markets, its ability to develop or acquire new brands, its relationships with distributors, the success of its marketing activities, the effect of competition in its industry and economic and political conditions generally, including the current economic environment and markets. More information about these and other factors are described in the reports the Company files with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including but not limited to the discussions contained under the caption “Risk Factors.” When considering these forward looking statements, you should keep in mind the cautionary statements in this press release and the reports the Company files with the Securities and Exchange Commission. New risks and uncertainties arise from time to time, and the Company cannot predict those events or how they may affect it. The Company assumes no obligation to update any forward looking statements after the date of this press release as a result of new information, future events or developments, except as required by the federal securities laws.

 

Contacts:

For Investors

Phil Thomas

Long Island Iced Tea Corp.

1-855-542-2832

info@longislandteas.com