September 22nd, 2020

// Drake’s Organic Spirits Enters Japan

Drake’s Organic Spirits Enters Japan

Leading distiller of ultra-premium organic vodka and rum brings it Spiked Ice freeze-and-eat adult treats to Costco locations in the Land of the Rising Sun

Minneapolis, MN ( September 22, 2020 ) – Drake’s Organic Spirits announced today the launch of its popular Spiked Ice freeze-and-eat adult treats at all 27 Costco locations in Japan, which owns the world’s third-largest economy and is populated by over 125 million people.

Drake’s Organic Spiked Ice freeze and eat or chill and drink popsicles feature 15% ABV and only 80 calories each. Spiked Ice is available in four flavors - Mango Rum Punch, Vodka Lemonade, Watermelon Martini and Classic Mojito - and are made with Drake’s award-winning all-organic ultra-premium vodka and white rum.  They contain no artificial colors or flavors and freeze with twice the ABV as other brands. 

Adhering to Japan’s strict organic standards and requirements is the biggest hurdle for overseas firms trying to get a foothold in the nation. All Drake’s Organic Spirits are certified USDA organic, non-GMO Project Verified, gluten-free, vegan and kosher.  The five certifications ensure a cleaner drinking option that comes only from the highest quality organic ingredients. 

“We’re thrilled that consumers in Japan will now be able enjoy Drake’s highly-popular Spiked Ice treats,” said Drake’s Founder and CEO Mark Anderson.  “Japanese customers are extremely quality conscious and Japan was among the first countries to seek organic and non-gmo products. Spiked Ice is perfect for a market ready for our great tasting, high-quality organic certified spirits. Drake’s is still the only spirit brand in the world to hold all five health and wellness certifications.”

The launch of Drake’s Organic Spirits products in Japan was scheduled for earlier 2020 but delayed due to the global coronavirus pandemic.  A complete list of Costco locations in Japan can be found at .

About Drake’s Organic Spirits 
Minneapolis-based Drake’s Organic Spirits was launched in 2017.    Drake’s uses the highest quality USDA organic and non-GMO Project Verified ingredients to create a line of ultra- premium spirits and mixes. Drake’s Organic Vodka, Drake’s Organic White Rum and Drakes Organic Spiced Rum offer a no-grain, no-gluten, no-gmo, ultra-premium and 12-times distilled handcrafted spirits at a better price than the leading premium brands.  The company recently began producing bulk sanitizer to meet the need for cleaner, safer environments.

Drake’s Organic Premium Vodka was awarded Double Gold and Drake’s Organic White Rum  received Gold at the most recent Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America (WSWA) Convention & Exposition in Orlando, FL.  The highly-respected awards are widely considered among the most prestigious in the industry because judges are industry experts who blind taste-test each spirit. 

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