XStream Beverage Group has signed a one-year, US$2m exclusive distribution agreement with Miami-based FTZ Ship and Duty Free Supplies Inc, Havana International.

Havana will become the exclusive distributor of XStream's proprietary energy drink Yohimbe in the Dominican Republic, Haiti, Jamaica, Bahamas, Cayman Islands, Suriname, French Guyana and St. Marten.

"The Caribbean represents an attractive market for the energy drink category," said XStream Beverage Group CEO Jerry Pearring. "We wanted to hit the ground running with a distributor that had the ability to get our product in the marketplace quickly and efficiently. We've been impressed with Havana's success and look forward to a long and mutually beneficial relationship."

Havana International distributes products domestically to 16 states, cruise ships, sea stores, duty-free stores and the United States military as well as the Caribbean.