On June 8 2016 CHYEFounders Circle Roundtable dinner to host Eric Miller Owner of The Brooklyn Bottling Group, North Shore Bottling and IBERIA Foods.
Eric will share his story and take questions in an intimate setting over fine food and great people.
The Brooklyn Bottling Group is one of the largest independently owned beverage and food company in the United States. The Brooklyn Bottling Group the company started out by selling seltzers and syrups door to door in Brooklyn neighborhoods. Today the bottling facility is based in Milton, New York and has warehouses and distribution centers in Brooklyn, Miami, Orlando and Atlanta. The company manufactures, distributes, imports and sell over 50 brands of soft drinks, juices, food and household items. Its products ship to 23 states across the country, primarily in the east coast.
North Shore Bottling is a New York based privately owned family business established in 1937. It is the 3rd largest beverage distributor with case sales exceeding 4 million cases annually. Brands include Tropical Fantasy, Best Health, Squeez’r and Nature’s Own. North Shore is largest distributor of ethnic brands. We have our own bottling facility and do co-packing for Monster, Arizona, Peace Tea and private labels. Volume exceeds 12 million cases annually. National accounts include Wal-Mart, Target, Publix, 7-11, C.V.S, Walgreens and growing.
The Iberia/BBC group currently services over 10,000 supermarkets, club stores, wholesalers and distributors in the East Cost. Iberia had serviced the East Coast from its original two locations in New York and Miami. The company has now grown tremendously since then, and now prides itself on its East Coast profile. With locations in New York, Miami, Orlando, Atlanta, and its most recent location, Springfield, Massachusetts, Iberia Foods continues to expand.