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AL: Milo’s Tea Company to Add 30 Jobs & Third Shift at Newly Expanded HQ

Apr 24, 2018

 Milo’s Tea Company announced it will be adding 30 positions – including a third shift - to its team in the coming weeks. This announcement follows the opening of its newly expanded 15.5-acre headquarters in Bessemer, Alabama, last fall. The Milo’s Tea campus now encompasses more than 150,000 square feet of production, shipping, storage and office space.

Applications are available at A job fair will also be held on Saturday, April 28th from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Milo’s headquarters located at 3112 Dublin Lane in Bessemer. All interested in learning more about the job openings are encouraged to attend.

Full-time Milo’s employees receive competitive compensation as well as a comprehensive benefits package including company paid family health and life insurance, paid time off, a 401(K) match program and performance incentive reward programs. As part of their Best Place to Work initiative, Milo’s updated production facility features upgraded locker rooms and break rooms, as well as a large covered patio.

Milo’s fresh brews and bottles more than 250 gallons of all-natural beverages per minute at its Bessemer facility.  Milo’s beverages are then shipped to over 13,000 retailers in 46 states, selling two units of Milo’s every second. Milo’s continues to grow rapidly as people across the country seek out its award-winning beverages made with high-quality, fresh ingredients and no preservatives or added acids.

“Milo’s continued growth is a testimony to our investment in our people and our community, as well the support of our loyal fans,” said Patricia Wallwork, CEO of Milo’s Tea Company. “Due to our rapid growth, the addition of a third production shift is a must and we are excited to host a job fair to find talented, motivated people to add to our fantastic team.”

Milo’s culture of continuous investment and improvement ensures an operation that can produce and distribute the freshest beverages to its passionate fans across the country. While Milo’s is investing in production and distribution, the company is also focused on ensuring consistent product quality, world-class work environments for its employees and being a leader in sustainability. 

About Milo’s Tea Company

Milo’s Tea Company is a family-owned, certified Woman-Owned Business located in Bessemer, Alabama. Milo’s was founded as a restaurant in 1946 by Milo and Bea Carlton after Milo returned from serving our country in World War II. Milo’s philosophy was simple – use high-quality, fresh, natural ingredients, listen to your customers and never sacrifice taste. In 1989, Milo’s began selling its fresh brewed Famous Sweet Tea to local Birmingham grocery stores and now Milo’s beverages can be found in thousands of retailers across the United States.  Milo and Bea’s vision still guidesthe company today as Milo’s continues to source natural ingredients, fresh brew all of its teas and never use colors, added acids or preservatives.  Read the simple ingredient list on its juices and teas, and you will see the Difference. "Drink Milo’s and Taste the Difference." More information is available online at

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