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Island Root Beverages

Name: Eugene Keys Jr

Location: Detroit, MI 

Type of Business:
Beverage Distributor


What does your business do?
wholesale manufacture and distribute beverages

When and why did you start the biz?
Island Root Beverages are of the highest quality, most nutritious beverage products. The plan is to sustain a reputation on offering the most delicious Caribbean/Jamaican-style beverages without artificial flavors, colors or preservatives.

How Many People are in your Company?
2

Where's your office?
bamboo

What's the toughest part of running your biz?
believing in myself and my brand even if no one else does.

What's the most fun part?
creativity in creating products

Anything you would have done differently?
no

What's next on the horizon for your biz?
Having my product back in stores early 2019

What advice do you have for others?
patience persistence and perseverance are the keys to success.

How do you use Idea Cafe to help your biz?
recognition and grants. I've been turned down and rejected by so many other incubators in the city of Detroit

School (where, still in school, degree)?
Wayne State University

Prior jobs or business?
UPS

Favorite Food?
pizza

Do any of these pets help with your biz?
no

Is there any one person or event in your life that led you to go into business for yourself?
father

Contact Info:
Eugene Keys Jr
22735 Fenkell Ave
Detroit, MI 48223
3134559611
islandrootbeverages@gmail.com

Website:
http://islandrootbeverages.com


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