More than one way to enter the drinks industry

Veronica Stover with her new Copperhead Bloody Mary Mix that won first place in the Recipe Challenge at the West Virginia State Fair.
Veronica Stover with her Copperhead Bloody Mary Mix that won first place in the Recipe Challenge at the 2013 West Virginia State Fair. It’s now making its way to liquor stores.

We sometimes forget that there is more than one way for a small, local business to enter the drinks industry. You don’t have to produce an alcoholic beverage; you don’t have to own a bar or liquor store. You can make something else the drinks industry needs.

That’s just what Appalachian Mountain Specialty Foods of Spencer, WV, did with its Copperhead Bloody Mary Mix. Continue reading “More than one way to enter the drinks industry”