2 Rivers Nutrition has been named the March Business of the Month by the Demopolis Area Chamber of Commerce. It is situated at 1033 US Hwy 80 W.
2 Rivers Nutrition has been in enterprise in Demopolis for round two years, and is at the moment owned by Patrick Akins who took possession round six months after the enterprise opened.
At 2 Rivers Nutrition, one can discover meal alternative shakes, sugar free natural vitality teas, and specialty protein drinks. Akins mentioned that during the last 5 – 6 years, these kinds of drinks have been gaining recognition across the south, significantly in Alabama, Mississippi, and Arkansas. The drinks act as a wholesome various to issues like soda and vitality drinks.
“The shakes they server are plant based mostly proteins, and so they’re meant to fill you up. The shakes have 250 energy, 24 grams of protein, and just a little little bit of sugar,” mentioned Akin. “Our drinks are made with Stevia, which is a sugar substitute and medical doctors suggest it for folks with diabetes.”
Other widespread gadgets on the menu are the several types of teas. The loaded teas have caffeine in them, however it isn’t just like the caffeine present in vitality drinks. The loaded teas are made with inexperienced tea, black tea, and oolong tea, and so they haven’t any sugar in them. The specialty teas have protein in them and so they act as “snack drinks” to present somebody a lift of vitality in the course of the day. The third drink is a combination of a loaded tea and a specialty tea. This drink doesn’t have as a lot caffeine or protein as the opposite drinks, however an individual nonetheless will get the nutritional vitamins and vitamins they want.
“Our teas don’t have sugar in them, so that you don’t have that large crash such as you would in the event you drink a Monster drink or one thing that’s loaded with sugar,” mentioned Akin. “Our drinks make you’re feeling good and provide you with a lift of vitality for the remainder of the day.”
To preserve issues recent and thrilling, 2 Rivers Nutrition does vacation drinks to maintain their menu altering and preserve folks coming again to strive one thing new. For March, menu gadgets are centered round St. Patrick’s Day with creations just like the Leprechaun loaded tea, the Irish Cream meal alternative shake, and the Shamrock loaded tea.
Akin mentioned he’s excited to be the enterprise of the month and that he didn’t anticipate to be chosen for the award.
“It’s thrilling and it simply tells us that we’re working proper and doing the suitable factor. Our onerous work is paying off and persons are noticing what we’re doing,” mentioned Akin. “We attempt to give again as a lot as we will for the group and assist out once we can.”
2 Rivers Nutrition is open Monday by Friday from 6:45 a.m. till 6:00 p.m. On Saturdays they’re open from 9:00 a.m. till 2:00 p.m., and are closed on Sundays.