Partner Brand Spotlight: Navy Hill Continues to Disrupt Mixer Category with Line Extension and Expanded Distribution
In January 2021, Silver Falcon Capital announced our direct investment in Navy Hill, a female-owned premium mixer company with a portfolio of low-calorie soda and tonic mixers featuring electrolytes. (Check out the original blog post here). Since announcing our investment, Navy Hill co-founders Jenny Lucas and Katie Williams have been hard at work growing the brand through new retailer partnerships, line extensions, and digital marketing.
Navy Hill has recently gained distribution in Lowes Foods, Wegmans and many other regional accounts, on top of their existing presence in Whole Foods, The Fresh Market, Publix, Harris Teeter, and Central Market. Navy Hill has also grown their DTC business through digital marketing efforts driving to e-commerce at www.navyhill.com and Amazon. For a full list of retailers, check out Navy Hill’s store locator.
In addition to growing distribution, Navy Hill recently launched a new multi-serve 750ml bottle, available in their Original Soda + Tonic and Club Soda varieties. Unlike their smaller bottles, these were designed for multiple servings with a screw-off cap to preserve the flavor and carbonation of the mixers between cocktails. They announced the launch on their Instagram account, @drinknavyhill, to overwhelmingly positive feedback from consumers and retailers.
At the forefront of their digital strategy is social media, where they’ve invested in updated imagery, specifically focusing on beautiful lifestyle photos for use on Instagram. Over the last three months, Navy Hill has reached 127% more Instagram users than the previous three-month period through an enhanced content strategy with a consistent cadence of Instagram stories. Navy Hill has also prioritized influencer sampling, as well as embarking on new partnerships with like-minded brands through social giveaways. Make sure to follow them at @drinknavyhill for engaging content and opportunities to win Navy Hill! If you’re looking for recipes and inspiration, follow Navy Hill on Pinterest.
As Navy Hill continues to grow and gain market share, the Silver Falcon Capital team will continue to be a partner and resource to help propel the brand forward. To learn more about Navy Hill and their all-natural mixers, visit their website at www.navyhill.com.
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