Tidewater Coffee, Inc A Local Coffee Distributor Purchases First Colony Coffee and Tea’s Retail and Commercial Accounts

Portsmouth, VA (September 2, 2011) Tidewater Coffee, Inc has purchased all equipment and the rights to service all of First Colony Coffee and Tea’s retail and commercial accounts from Richmond all the way to Hatteras Village on the Outer Banks of North Carolina and the many points in between.

Tidewater Coffee, Inc. specializes in providing a full service coffee experience to your office, restaurant and convenience store.  They also offer private label wholesaling and in-room coffee at many regional hotel chains and they saw this acquisition as a way to strengthen their position in the area as a market leader.

Over the next few weeks the operational integration of First Colony’s customers and the hiring of former employees by Tidewater Coffee, Inc. will be completed.  Tidewater Coffee, Inc. will be ready to further develop its coffee and tea distributorship in the region as well as venturing into other areas of machine sales and retail distributions that are considered among the main drivers of the future expansion of Tidewater Coffee, Inc.

“We are very excited about this acquisition, having distributed some of First Colony’s products for more than 15 years we know the quality of clients that they have and to have the blessing of our former competitor to provide coffee services to their clients, only shows the trust in the quality of our management team and the character of our employees who interact with our clients on a daily basis”, states Justin Dennis and partner Clay Reske of Tidewater Coffee, Inc.

Tidewater Coffee, Inc. wants to clear the confusion out of the air that First Colony’s customers might have knowing that their coffee provider has been purchased.  Tidewater Coffee, Inc’s commitment is to our clients old and new.  Tidewater Coffee, Inc. wants to ensure that customers and employees will not miss a cup of coffee, tea or specialty product that has been served or provided to them over the years.

ABOUT Tidewater Coffee, Inc.
Tidewater Coffee, Inc. is a privately-held Hampton Roads organization.

Its business extends from the trading of green coffee to sale and distribution of more than 100 consumer brands — including Green Mountain, Wolfgang Puck, Jammin’ Java, First Colony, Starbucks, Folgers and many other brands that span a rich variety of high quality products from coffee to tea and syrups.   Tidewater Coffee, Inc. also provides the sale of espresso coffee machines and other professional equipment under the brands Bunn, Wilbur Curtis, Newco and Bloomfield.

For more info check out their website www.tidewatercoffee.com

Company Contact:
Tidewater Coffee, Inc.
Justin Dennis
2215 High Street
Portsmouth, VA 23704

Media Contact:
Toby Gonzales