110 W. New York Ave.
DeLand, FL 32720
posted Aug 13, 2013 - 10:46:15am
DeLand Bakery & Natural Market became the first health food retailer in the nation to carry the Salt Life™ brand of sun care and skin care products for retail sales.
At a special press conference at DeLand Bakery & Natural Market, DeLand Mayor Bob Apgar and several area key business leaders witnessed the signing of an agreement between GrassRoots Development LLC, a national brokerage and product development company, and Absolutely-Natural, a Melbourne-based all-natural manufacturer of skin care and sun care products, made exclusively for four and five star resorts and hotels in Hawaii, Las Vegas, Mexico, and throughout the Caribbean, under contract to manufacture and sell the Salt Life branded line of their specially formulated Salt Life Sun care and Skin care line of products.
Immediately after the brokerage agreement was signed, DeLand Bakery & Natural Market signed up to carry the nationally recognized brand of Salt Life ™products to its customers.
“We have such an active market in DeLand, and with Stetson University just down the street, this will be a great location for selling this type of high-end and high-quality product to a select demographic,” says DeLand Bakery & Natural Market’s operations manager Robert Priest.
Salt Life™, a Jacksonville-based company that created the national mystique surrounding the highly recognized “Salt Life™” brand on T-shirts and automotive decals, but has recently delved into the Sun Care market with a “Salt Life™” branded line of all-natural tanning oils, protective lotions, pre & post-tan skin moisturizers, and lip balms as part of its new licensing agreement with IMG.
“This is “Salt Life’s™” first foray into the health food retail market, and we wanted to go with GrassRoots Development since they have such a great reputation and track record in the health food retail Industry”, added Charley Richards, owner of Absolutely-Natural.
“The timing of this alliance is just right for everyone and allows us time for securing shelf space, increasing brand awareness, and beginning promotional planning opportunities for spring and summer 2014”, said Dave Hampton, Grassroots’ Founder and President.
GrassRoots Development is a national and international product development company that promotes and distributes various lines of immune support supplements with the natural healing properties of Humic Acid, and other natural and health related products and services.
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