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Southern Champion/BuzzBallz – Growing & Winning!

 One of DFW’s Top Women Owned Businesses
Carrollton, TX – August 7, 2018.  Southern Champion/BuzzBallz recently added to its many accolades by being named one of the top Women-Owned Businesses in the DFW area. The Dallas Business Journal listed the top 25 DFW Women-Owned Businesses ranked by 2017 local revenue. Southern Champion/Buzzballz is ranked fifteenth with a yearly revenue of $21 million. To see the entire list, click here.

Southern Champion/Buzzballz was among three Carrollton businesses recognized for this achievement. The City of Carrollton will honor Merrilee Kick, BuzzBallz Founder and CEO, and the other two Carrollton winners at the Metrocrest Chamber’s Women’s Business Conference lunch on Friday, November 2.

Merrilee Kick stated, “I’m very proud of the Southern Champion / BuzzBallz team and their extraordinary efforts to grow our brands year after year.  2018 will be a record sales year for us.  Consumers love that our brands are fun and unique.”

 About Southern Champion / BuzzBallz, LLC
Southern Champion is a women-owned Texas distillery and winery founded in 2009.  Merrilee Kick was a high school teacher working on her master’s degree when she invented BuzzBallz®. Poolside paper grading sparked an idea that became her thesis project and revolutionized the American cocktail culture. In less than a decade, Southern Champion has greatly expanded its product base and begun to grow into a worldwide brand. Southern Champion is one of the only family and woman-owned distilleries in the USA with distribution in 47 states and abroad. The company maintains a friendly and fun atmosphere as they create high quality, exceptional beverage products, and premium, small-batch spirits. Learn more at: