Pottstown, PA (PressExposure) October 16, 2009 -- Performance Food Centers announces the opening of the Fed Xchange Internet Cafe, a juice bar located at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Academy (FLETC) in Artesia, New Mexico. One of three official training sites for the department of homeland security, the FBI and 80 different Federal Agencies; FLETC trains up to 3000 students at a time. The smoothie juice bar [http://www.performancefoodcenters.com/whole_food_healthy_beverages.php] is located in the student center building on their campus directly across from the gym.
Recognizing the need for nutritional alternatives to meals for trainees on-the-go and for immediately following post workout, Xchange owner Tom Winters felt that a health juice bar would be perfect at FLETC Artesia. A full selection of healthy fitness smoothies and whole-food snacks made with no added sugar, additives or artificial ingredients is exactly what FLETC trainees need to stay mentally and physically sharp. Furthermore Tom knew that the combination of a juice bar and internet cafÃ© would also be a hit because people could use a place to come together.
A marathon runner and business owner already, Mr. Winters felt that opening a juice bar business [http://www.performancefoodcenters.com/about.php] on base would be a great opportunity, however to be successful he would have to find the right partner. While performing research on juice bar companies, Tom found Performance Food Centers, which offers a complete line of juice bar supplies, consulting and resources. After some additional exploration, Performance Food Centers was chosen as the best partner.
âI chose Performance Food Centers for two reasonsâ mentions Tom Winters. âFirst, because they use whole-food products. Second, they did not require me to enter into any type of contract; I knew they must really be confident in their products and service.â In addition, by using PFC to provide juice bar supplies, the Fed Xchange can offer FLETC students all natural, 100% crushed fruit shakes, healthy fitness smoothies, Organic fair-trade coffee and whole-food snacks.
The staff at the Fed Xchange Internet cafÃ© has been impressed with PFCâs juice bar business knowledge, not to mention the service and support of Sales Representative Chris Murphy. âWe have been very impressed with PFCâs abundant knowledge and expertise and how willing they are to share that and support us in our new business.â Winters continues, âThe training with the owner of the company, Dan Young was not just how to blend shakes â¦ he took the time to educate our staff on each product and their nutritional benefits. In addition, he will be returning in two weeks to train all of the Drill Instructors and Trainers on Nutrition and how it relates to oneâs performance goals.â
âI am so proud to offer our all natural, whole-food products to the men and women protecting our countryâ states Dan Young, Founder and President of PFC. âAfter spending the whole day training the staff at the Fed Xchange Internet CafÃ©, I am confident that this juice bar will be a great success and I can guarantee that more training facilities will follow in its steps.â
About Fed Xchange: The Fed Xchange Internet CafÃ© serves all-natural 100% crushed fruit shakes, healthy fitness smoothies and whole-food snacks to the students, trainers and administrators at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Academy in Artesia, NM. With a population of up to 3300, the Fed Xchange Internet CafÃ© looks forward to supporting the nutritional needs of the law enforcement community committed to serving our country.