Updated: Aug 15, 2019
San Antonio, Texas - Southside Craft Soda has entered into a distribution agreement with L&F Distributors headquartered in McAllen, Texas. L&F represents Anheuser- Busch and more than 150 craft and import breweries, and distributes an extensive list of wine and spirits, including non-alcoholic brands.
“We didn’t think the world needed another soda until we tried TexaCola,” said Tony LaMantia, Partner at L&F Distributors. “We are extremely excited about this partnership and we are all eager to get it to retail!” The deal will expand the reach of the San Antonio based craft soda manufacturer to retailers, bars and restaurants in South and West Texas.
"Being picked-up by an established and experienced distributor like L&F is an exciting opportunity for our team," states Andrew Anguiano, Co-Founder/CEO of Southside Craft Soda. "Our first bottled soda TexaCola, has been well received and our hope is that with L&F we can continue our momentum, "concluded Anguiano. The soda company has two more releases, Limoncito and Bee Ville Honey Vanilla scheduled to hit the market late Summer.
Established in 2017, Southside Craft Soda launched its first bottled soda, TexaCola in February of 2019. TexaCola is a small batch craft cola using Mexican Cane Sugar, South Texas Honey and a blend of Rio Grande Valley citrus. "We are inspired by the heritage of San Antonio and South Texas. When possible, we source local ingredients. The sodas then become a way for us to tell the story of the region," states Gregg Spickler, Sodamaker/Co-Founder. Spickler, beverage industry veteran, is also a San Antonio native and brewmaster.
Currently TexaCola is available in several H-E-B retailers, bars and restaurants throughout San Antonio, Austin and Houston. With limited distribution in North Texas. Visit the company's website to find locations or to purchase product at www.southsidecraftsoda.com
About Southside Craft Soda
Founded in 2017 by craft beverage veterans, Andrew Anguiano and Gregg Spickler, Southside Craft Soda is made in San Antonio and inspired by the flavors of South Texas. Headquartered on the Southside of San Antonio in a 1950's era corner grocery store owned by Anguiano's great aunt, Southside is committed to developing authentic flavors and supporting the local community. The company introduced its first bottled soda, TexaCola, in February of 2019 and can be found in nearly 200 locations throughout Texas. For more information about Southside Craft Soda visit our website at www.southsidecraftsoda.com or call (210) 74-CRAFT.