Created For Every Age-SIPPITY Gourmet Hot Chocolate Mix

Posted by Southwest Beverages on 7/12/2016

When I created Sippity gourmet hot chocolate mix I created it out of passion, passion for the joy I received while I watched my children enjoy a nice, warm mug of hot chocolate after they had come in from playing in the snow on a cold winters day. That was how it started, with one flavor-chocolate. Since then I added Sippity chocolate marshmallow gourmet hot chocolate mix to the Sippity product range because as my children began to grow from 5-8 year olds to 9-12 year olds they wanted something different while still retaining the chocolate flavor they came to enjoy.

As my children, and now their friends, grew in age to become young teenagers they wanted a “more sophisticated” flavor of hot chocolate. To satisfy their demand I created two seasonal Sippity gourmet hot chocolate mix flavors-pumpkin spice for the fall and chocolate peppermint for the winter. Needless to say, my children and their friends enjoyed each of the two new seasonal flavors so much that it seemed every day when my kids got off the school bus more and more of their friends got off with them.

Before I knew it my kids were heading off to college. Of course I sent them a continuous supply of Sippity gourmet hot chocolate mix-chocolate, chocolate marshmallow, pumpkin spice and chocolate peppermint such that when parents weekend came around I was greeted as if I was Neil Armstrong and had just returned from landing on the moon. To be honest I don’t know if I loved the attention my kids and their new college friends were giving me or the fact that I was quickly becoming a celebrity on campus and around the neighborhood.

During Christmas break my kids and parents helped me create two new Sippity gourmet hot chocolate mix flavors-chocolate raspberry and chocolate strawberry. When we tested these flavors with neighbors friends and my husband’s work colleagues they all loved it. Many suggested that I market it as some form of Valentines gift. So come one week before Valentine’s Day I prepared twenty-two gift baskets containing the full range of Sippity gourmet hot chocolate mix flavors, including the two news flavors-chocolate strawberry and chocolate raspberry, cut little paper hearts, packaged them up and sent twelve packages to my son who was a junior at the University of Arizona, and my ten to my daughter who was a freshman at the University of Tennessee.

To make a long story short this is how I came to create the many flavors of Sippity gourmet hot chocolate mix for people of all ages.

Written by Susan Jenkins, Co-Founder, Southwest Beverages

As a founder of the company, and a key member of the team, Susan has set up all systems and procedures that efficiently receive and process all orders. Passionate about what she does, Susan provides that critical administrative link between our customers and the company by answering all customers inquires, supplying product information, price quotes, processing orders and investigating, evaluating, and resolving any customer complaints. In addition, Susan maintains a close working relationship with all company employees, vendors, wholesalers, retailers and fund raising organizations to ensure that their needs and requirements are meet.

Southwest Beverages is a manufacturer and marketer of two brands of premium quality dry mix beverages: Sippity hot-cocoa mix and Kemosabe gourmet flavored coffee. All Southwest Beverages products are uniquely blended flavors that contain all the ingredients necessary for you to enjoy the ultimate hot beverage experience. Simply add water and stir-then sip, savor and enjoy.

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