Lifeway Foods AnnouncesMajor Retail Expansion in Target Stores
Lifeway Foods, Inc., (Nasdaq: LWAY) today announced an agreement nearly tripling distribution of its kefir line in Target stores as well as adding new Lifeway products to Target's dairy cases. Availability in Target will increase from 170 to 453 locations, with the addition of three flavors of 8-oz. Lifeway Kefir four-packs to Target's offerings. This is the first major expansion with Target in eight years and the new offerings were available to consumers beginning the first week of May.
The distribution expansion covers multiple flavors and sizes of Lifeway Kefir, a probiotic drink similar to drinkable yogurt that is high in calcium and protein and low in fat in calories, as well as Lifeway ProBugs, children's line of Organic Kefir with a no-spill pouch and kid-friendly flavors like Goo Berry Pie. The company plans increased marketing and advertising support to raise awareness with Target customers and promote sales at the retail chain.
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