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Drake’s Organic Spirits: Creating a health & wellness category in the beverage alcohol space

Posted: December 17, 2021 at 4:27 pm   /   by   /   comments (0)

Mark Anderson, Co-Founder and CEO of Drake’s Organic Spirits, which is the only spirits company to hold all five certifications of being vegan, gluten-free, non-GMO project verified, kosher, and certified USDA Organic joins Enterprise Radio.

Listen to host Eric Dye & guests Mark Anderson discuss the following:

  1. To start off, could you just let us know about your background, how you got to this point and why you started your company?
  2. What separates Drake’s from other spirit brands in the market right now?
  3. What products does Drake’s make from this organic, non-GMO sugar cane?
  4. What is coming up next for Drake’s Organic Spirits and where can people find the products?
  5. What are some tips you’d share with others just starting out on their entrepreneurial journeys?

A native of North Dakota, Mark Anderson studied aviation at the University of North Dakota where he achieved flight certifications for private, commercial, instrument, multi engine, seaplane and CFI and type rating.

He began his career trading futures at the Minneapolis Grain Exchange with a $5000 credit card advance. Mark then founded Killer Whale Holdings, which arbitraged physical commodities against derivatives on multiple exchanges. He subsequently launched Capt Drake LLC, a leading global supplier of non-GMO sugar and citrates.

A serial entrepreneur, Anderson founded Drake’s Organic Spirits, the largest capacity organic alcohol company in the United States and the first to achieve all five certifications: USDA Organic, Non GMO Project Verified, Gluten Free, Vegan and Kosher.

Anderson resides in Minnesota with his family where they actively run Long Lake Animal Rescue, giving large and small animals a second chance.

About Drake’s Organic Spirits

Launched in 2017, Minneapolis-based Drake’s Organic Spirits is the first and only spirits line in the world certified USDA Organic, Non-GMO Project Verified, gluten-free, vegan, and kosher. Drake’s uses the highest quality USDA organic and non-GMO Project Verified ingredients to create a line of ultra- premium, 12x distilled spirits and mixes at a better price than the leading premium brands. Drake’s Organic Premium Vodka was awarded Double Gold and Drake’s Organic White Rum received Gold at the most recent Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America (WSWA) Convention & Exposition in Orlando, FL. The highly-respected awards are widely considered among the most prestigious in the industry because judges are industry experts who blind taste-test each spirit.


Social Media Links:
Twitter: @drakesorganic
Instagram: @drakesorganic

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