Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) November 01, 2013
Herbal Papaya, a Dallas based health and wellness company that manufactures papaya leaf herbal teas, beverages and papaya leaf extract supplements, announced the launch of its innovative papaya leaf herbal teas and extract supplements into the 83 stores of Wegmans' upscale health stores.
"We are proud to sell to independent health stores and direct to our customers, but rolling out our products to the customers of Wegmans takes us to a new level," says Dr. Unoma Okorafor, CEO of Herbal Papaya. "Now our customers in the North East can have easy and fast access to our products without having to pay shipping." The category manager at Wegmans Steve Bement stated, "We are proud to introduce Herbal Papaya in our stores because their products are very unique and the company's foundation is strong foundation with an inspiring story". In response to the development, Herbal Papaya's brand and marketing manager Jessica Oren said "We are excited about Wegmans, and we look forward to announcing other partnerships with major store chains across the nation soon, in particular for our customers on the West coast".
Herbal Papaya manufactures the highest quality, non-GMO papaya teas, supplements and beverages, and bringing them into the marketplace for consumers who are discerning and looking for high quality products. By partnering with Wegmans, Herbal Papaya is taking the next step in providing direct access to its products and top-notch customer service. Beginning the second week of October, Herbal Papaya products are now being sold to customers in Wegmans stores everywhere.
Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. founded in 1916 is a family-owned U.S. regional supermarket chain headquartered in Rochester, New York. Wegmans 83 stores are located in the mid-Atlantic region - New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, Massachusetts, and Virginia. Wegmans has appeared on Fortune's annual "100 Best Companies to Work For" list since 1998, was recognized by Food Network as the Best Grocery Store in 2007 and ranked by Consumer Reports as the top large U.S. grocery chain in 2012. Most of Wegmans' newer stores are of the "superstore" type aimed at an upscale clientele.
Herbal Papaya’s line of products including Papaya Leaf Tea, (and its flavors such as Mint, Tropical and Roobos chai) and Papaya Leaf Extract will be sold in the grocery and supplements sections and aims to provides health benefits that naturally support blood platelets production, boost immunity and aid digestion. Herbal Papaya products are certified organic and kosher, and made with the highest quality, non-GMO papayas.
About Herbal Papaya
Herbal Papaya is 100% women owned and operated. It was established in 2011 by Dr. Unoma Okorafor, a social entrepreneur and Computer Engineering Ph.D, while searching for healthy and tasty papaya to boost immunity for her unborn son. Finding only GMO papaya, which tasted so different from papayas in west Africa, where she was born, Herbal Papaya was founded to bring the best quality organic and non-GMO health benefiting papaya products to US consumers. All papayas are sourced in a sustainable and socially responsible manner and a percentage of profits is dedicated to educating African girls and supporting farmers.