Written by Isabelle Hendrich, Faith Editor
DAYTON, TN – Located within the coronary heart of Dayton, Dayton Downtown Nutrition is a specialty tea and shake store. It was opened final 12 months on July 15, 2021 by the Adams household. McCallie Adams is a sophomore psychology main at Bryan College and works at Dayton Downton Nutrition. “So it’s my household, my mother, dad and two youthful sisters that began it, and now now we have employed staff,” Adams stated.
“The environment right here will be actually enjoyable and relaxed as a result of we’re simply promoting teas and are making regardless of the buyer desires,” Adams stated. “We get fairly near our clients and construct relationships with them, simply speaking to them about what they like and their life and what’s going on with them.”
Since the store opened, it immediately turned a cult favourite of not solely Bryan College college students, however many locals as properly.
“Honestly it’s extra companies and faculties that we get essentially the most gross sales from,” Adams stated. “So we’ve bought similar to regular clients who’re not linked to something, tons of companies, then we get an excellent portion of Bryan youngsters that come right here too.”
“As time has passed by, now we have undoubtedly doubled our gross sales. We are literally opening one other one in Pikeville [TN] proper now, so it is going to be open by subsequent week,” Adams stated.
Adams initially labored at a vitamin store in Soddy-Daisy, giving her mother the concept to open their very own vitamin retailer as a result of she was beforehand an inside designer and believed it could be enjoyable to run. Adams’ complete household actually likes HerbaLife, which is the vitam product they use of their teas and shakes. Herbalife has opened many Nutrition shops throughout the nation.
“The motive that HerbaLife began the Nutrition store chain was as a result of they’d tons of dietary supplements and like caffeinated issues that may provide you with caffeine with out making you crash. Because there isn’t a sugar in any of our stuff, it’s a lot more healthy for you,” Adams stated. “We use stevia sweeteners, so it’s diabetic pleasant and keto pleasant.”
Dayton Downtown Nutrition additionally makes their very own drinks for native companies. “We have a Dayton Ford drink, a hospital one, Exit Realty one and a hearth division drink,” Adams stated. “We have a listing of flavors that’s lots of of teas lengthy so if you go to make one up, it’s important to test and ensure it has not already been made.”
Dayton Downtown Nutrition has loaded teas with caffeine, teas with out caffeine, specialty teas, which have protein in them, and shakes. A couple of shake flavors embody banana pudding, peanut butter and jelly and Chocolate Elvis. The Chocolate Elvis consists of chocolate, peanut butter and chunks of frozen bananas.
“My favourite drink might be the Miami Vice + coconut! It’s form of a strawberry & pina colada combine! It’s so good and so refreshing!” stated Anna Benoit, a senior Communication main at Bryan College.
“My favourite factor might be an orange increase with pina colada and coconut in it. It is actually good,” Adams stated. “If I really feel like I would like caffeine, then I’ll add pineapple to it as properly.”