LAS VEGAS, Feb. 15, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — MusclePharm Corporation (OTCMKTS: MSLP), a global provider of leading sports nutrition and lifestyle branded nutritional supplements, today announced a national partnership with Alliance Sales & Marketing (“Alliance”) to help accelerate the growth of the Company’s energy drink business. Alliance will leverage twenty years of industry knowledge and relationships to expand the MusclePharm and FitMiss line of energy drink products into grocery and convenience channels across the United States. Alliance is a leading nationwide food and beverage broker with a proven track record of success growing brands and increasing sales for some of the most well-known consumer packaged goods food and beverage companies.
Mr. Ryan Drexler, the Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of MusclePharm, stated, “We are excited to partner with an established company like Alliance to help our MP beverage team build out sales and distribution across the country of our energy drink lines, MP Combat Energy and FitMiss Energy. Alliance has a reputation as one of the best sales and marketing brokers in the business and will use their close, trusted relationships with both national and regional retailers to accelerate the growth and adoption of our brands. We believe our energy drink lines, now supported by an internal and external team of top industry veterans, has the potential to become a meaningful growth driver for our Company.”
Mr. Scott Anderson, Chief Executive Officer of Alliance, “Alliance is excited to work side by side with the talented team of professionals at MusclePharm and our opportunity to bring their amazing and proven products to families and households across the United States. MusclePharm products are developed by high performance athletes who use their products every day. They simply stand behind everything they do and align with Alliances approach of doing things the right way. This is truly innovation and a game changer for those who want to be at their very best. We look forward to making a difference in bringing these products to consumers so we can all be at our best.”
About MusclePharm, Inc.
MusclePharm® is an award-winning, worldwide leading sports nutrition and lifestyle company offering branded nutritional supplements. Its portfolio of recognized properties includes the MusclePharm® Sport Series, Essentials Series, and recently-launched Natural Series, as well as FitMiss™–a product line designed specifically for female athletes. MusclePharm® products are available in more than 100 countries globally, with its Combat Protein product lineup being the company’s most popular.
About Alliance Sales & Marketing
Alliance Sales and Marketing is a full-service, national food broker that represents emerging and established food and beverage brands in conventional, natural and specialty, and small format stores. Based in Charlotte, North Carolina, Alliance grows grocery brands coast to coast through collaborative relationships, proprietary data analytics, and extensive industry experience. With a team of experts strategically located across the country, Alliance delivers future-forward solutions and award-winning service. To learn more about Alliance Sales and Marketing, visit alliancesalesinc.com.
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John Mills, Managing Partner