Escape Maker, Titan Barrel Works and Treo Brands Join Hudson Valley Food & Beverage Alliance

GOSHEN, N.Y. (May 21, 2018) — Three new companies have joined the Hudson Valley Hudson Valley Food & Beverage Alliance: Escape Maker, Titan Barrel Works and Treo Brands.

Escape Maker provides residents in New York with the education and tools they need to get away from the city and explore farms and other agri-tourism destinations located within a day’s drive or train ride from the Big Apple. Not only does this give people a welcome “escape” from city life, but it also encourages them to support more local food providers and farmers while living a healthier lifestyle. Their next tour is “Dutchess Farms & Wineries Weekend” happening June 9th and 10th. For more information about Escape Maker, visit

Titan Barrel Works offers a brand-new take on the traditional barrel for craft wineries and distilleries. Each Titan Barrel features a stainless-steel shell with wood heads and internal staves, providing beverage makers with the benefits of both wood and metal barrel materials. The company offers a wide range of wood types and toast levels in its barrels, allowing infinite flavor combinations and possibilities. For more information about Titan Barrel Works, visit

Treo Brands is known for its line of organic birch water infusion drinks, which are available in flavors such as blueberry, coconut pineapple and peach mango. The birch water used in the beverages has been hand-tapped and mixed with a blend of organic juices, fruit flavors and natural sweeteners. Each drink is only 10 calories for a serving. For more information about Treo Brands, visit

“The food and beverage industry continues growing throughout the Hudson Valley in new and exciting ways,” said Laurence P. Gottlieb, President and CEO of HVEDC. “From increasing tourism to new locally sourced products, these three companies exemplify the diversity of businesses joining the Alliance, as HVEDC continues supporting the widespread, regional growth of food and beverage entrepreneurism.”

About the Hudson Valley Food & Beverage Alliance
The Hudson Valley region boasts the most vibrant and growing base of food & beverage-related businesses in the nation. Alongside many well-known industry names and successful and growing industry players, the Food & Beverage Alliance brings organizations within the food and beverage industries together, helping area businesses forge strong partnerships. The Alliance provides access to economic guidance and marketing resources to businesses throughout the region.

About Hudson Valley Economic Development Corporation (HVEDC)
HVEDC is the leading economic development agency for the seven-county region of Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess, Rockland, Orange, Ulster and Sullivan counties. The public-private partnership markets the region as a prime business location to corporate executives, site selection consultants and real estate brokers. HVEDC helped start the organizational, branding and promotional effort for NY BioHud Valley, Hudson Valley 3D Printing, Hudson Valley EDs & MEDs and the Hudson Valley Food & Beverage Alliance. To learn more, call 845-220-2244 or visit