May 01, 2019
OLEO Partners with Bartell Drugs for Market-Wide Launch
Variety of powdered CBD drink mix supplements now carried across the country’s oldest family-owned drug store chain
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Seattle, WA, May 01, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — OLEO, the Seattle-based leader of CBD powdered drink mix supplements for the active lifestyle is now available for purchase across Washington’s Bartell Drugs. CBD is one of the fastest growing consumer goods markets in North America and OLEO is proud to be the first powdered CBD beverage trusted and carried by the nation’s oldest family-owned drugstore chain. A variety of OLEO’s flavored and flavorless single-serve packets, multi-packs, and bulk jar options are available immediately in all Bartell’s that carry CBD products.
As a part of OLEO’s growth, the brand is pleased to announce the addition of Ray Martinez, Executive Vice President of Sales. Martinez joins OLEO with over 30 years of experience driving growth for food and beverage brands across the Continental Mills and Campbell Soup Company portfolios. He will be responsible for OLEO’s go-to-market strategy, sales growth and furthering existing relationships, like that with Bartell’s.
OLEO’s partnership with Bartell Drugs is a pivotal moment for the brand. As one of the most respected drugstore chains in the Puget Sound region, Bartell’s is known as a pioneer in the retail market as an early proponent of the benefits of CBD, and for supporting local Washington state-based companies. Bartell’s offers the largest selection of CBD wellness products in the region and hand-selects the best CBD products in the USA to offer a top-quality selection to its customers.
“Supporting local businesses and offering innovative product is very important to us. This new partnership with OLEO supports both of those initiatives by supplying Bartell’s with a unique line of powdered CBD drink mixes,” said Brent Beebe, Senior Vice President of Merchandising. “We are big fans of the entire OLEO team, story and product line. We can’t wait to see our customer’s reactions to the product and brand!”
Founded in 2015 in Seattle, Washington, OLEO™ CBD products renew the body and revive the mind while on the go – it’s hydration without the high. These delicious powdered drink mixes dissolve quickly into any liquid (water, coffee, smoothies, etc.) to make a soothing and healthy beverage infused with the benefits of CBD. Thanks to a patent-pending microencapsulation technology, OLEO’s proprietary mixes showcase CBD’s total body support for post-workout recovery. OLEO’s entire product line is 100% guaranteed THC-free and made in the USA.
“OLEO’s powdered CBD drink mixes are the most potent and delicious way to consume CBD, ” said Skyler Bissell, CEO of OLEO, Inc. “Bartell’s is an ideal partner for us because of their dedication to providing customers with the best new natural options, and really encouraging people to live their best, healthiest lives. OLEO is rapidly growing to meet both consumer and retailer demands, so we couldn’t be more excited to continue the momentum through our ongoing national launch strategy.”
OLEO, Inc. is a consumer, packaged goods company thoughtfully designing potent, water-soluble CBD products for the active lifestyle community. OLEO offers a collection of powdered drink mixes infused with their active ingredient OleoCBD™, including a flavorless CBD powder called Original Mix. OleoCBD™ is created with a patent-pending microencapsulation technology that masks any bitter aftertaste and makes the CBD two-times more bioaccessible, leading to better absorption and long-lasting results. OLEO is playing a tremendous role in the advancement of cannabinoid technology, testing standards and consumer product offerings, and helping to make the hemp CBD industry more trusted, beneficial and approachable for all.