VISTA, Calif., Nov. 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- -- NuZee, Inc. (OTCQB: NUZE) (d/b/a/ Coffee Blenders®), a single serve pour over co-packer that plans to revolutionize the way coffee is enjoyed in America, today announced the appointment of Bryan Flowers as National Sales Manager, effective October 29th 2018.
Mr. Flowers brings to NuZee more than two decades of food and beverage industry experience in sales, marketing, category management, logistics, sourcing and distribution.
"We are very excited to welcome Bryan to NuZee," said Masa Higashida, NuZee's Chief Executive Officer. "He is our first executive hire since earning Level 2 Safe Quality Food (SQF) Certification, which many regional and global coffee brands require as a pre-condition to a co-packing relationship. With the receipt of SQF Certification, we are now ready to embark on the next phase of our growth. We expect that Bryan will be instrumental in the areas of new account acquisition and management, broadening our distribution channels, launching new programs, and elevating our overall industry profile."
Mr. Flowers joins NuZee from Morgan Foods, a privately-held food manufacturer based in Austin, Indiana, where he was Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing. During his 13-year career at Morgan Foods, he oversaw significant sales growth, expanded distribution through major customer acquisitions, current account growth and new channels, developed profitable pricing strategies, and led new product introduction and innovation. Mr. Flowers developed deep and long-standing retail relationships, including the largest, most highly-recognized chains across North America. Prior to joining Morgan Foods in 2005, Mr. Flowers served in multiple regional-level sales and marketing leadership roles across the U.S. and Puerto Rico for ConAgra Foods, Carriage House Foods, The Red Wing Company, and Presto Products Company.
"Bryan brings an impressive background and track record, and I am confident he will add demonstrable value as we expand our co-packing operations," said Travis Gorney, President and COO of NuZee.
"I am very excited to join the NuZee team as we will continue to drive growth, innovation, and excitement within the coffee category, said Mr. Flowers.
About NuZee and Coffee Blenders
NuZee, Inc. (d/b/a Coffee Blenders®) is a pioneer in functional coffee, offering gourmet specialty grade coffee in convenient single serve cups using only natural ingredients with clinically supported nutraceuticals. Coffee Blenders also manufactures and sells in the United States its Drip Cup line of single serve, pour-over functional coffees, including Lean Cup® (for weight loss), Think Cup® (for cognitive performance), Relax Cup® (for stress reduction), Active Cup® (for a pre-workout boost of energy), Nude Cup® (100% Arabica coffee with no function), and Matcha Cup tea, ready-to-drink (RTD) gourmet, functional, cold brew coffee, and a Whole Bean coffee line. For more information on Coffee Blenders, please visit: http://www.coffeeblenders.com.
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