Saturday, April 19, 2014
If you’re a fan of Urban Farm Fermentory’s unique kombucha flavors or its line of hard ciders, soon you’ll be able to buy them in lots more locations.
The artisanal beverage business has signed on with distributor Pine State Beverage Co. in Gardiner, so now its products can be sent to restaurants, bars and stores all over the state.
"We are excited to have one distribution partner for the entire state that can deliver fresh product from our Portland facility to retailer shelves in Maine, including my hometown of Madawaska," Eli Cayer, founder of UFF, said in a press release.
The fermentory, located in Portland’s East Bayside neighborhood, has been distributing its own products since opening in 2010.
Here's Cayer, on the left, celebrating with Nick Alderbing, CEO of Pine State Beverage Co.
Meredith Goad has harvested oysters on the Chesapeake Bay, eaten reindeer in Finland and sipped hot chai in the Himalayas. She writes the weekly Soup to Nuts column and enjoys a good cocktail.