Press Coverage



    • Try a KISS of mint for Derby Day
      The Roanoke Times
      by Lindsey Nair
      This time last year, I was a judge at the Virginia Food & Beverage Expo in Richmond. One product that did not place but was nevertheless very impressive was called Keep It Simple Syrup (or KISS for short), an all-natural simple syrup infused with spearmint.
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    • Take Note: Libations
      Virginia Living Magazine
      by Lisa Antonelli Bacon
      Keep It Simple Syrup was included in the December 2012 issue’s list of featured Virginia cocktail ingredients.


    • New Products
      Gourmet News – The Business Newspaper for the Gourmet Industry
      KISS your old drinks goodbye! This all natural spearmint-infused simple syrup (known as KISS) began as the quintissenial solution to coffee house syrups loaded with artificial ingredients and bars lacking fresh mint for their mojitos.
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    • Meet an i.e. finalist: Keep It Simple Syrup
      The Richmond Times-Dispatch
      Work-It Richmond
      by Jacob Geiger
      Every bartender worth his shaker needs simple syrup on hand at all times. And, ideally, plenty of mint for mixing up mojitos and juleps. After Susan Martinson was told one day that she couldn’t get a mojito because the bar didn’t have any mint, she saw a business opportunity.
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    • Choosing The Booze
      The Virginia Pilot
      by Lorraine Eaton
      It was lunchtime on a Tuesday, but the meeting room in a Richmond office building seemed set for a soiree.
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    • A Top-Shelf Transition
      RichmondBizSense.com
      by Amy David
      Life got a little sweeter for a former consultant when she left the corporate world behind and decided to pour her love of mojitos into a business.
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