Your Dedicated Partners

Blackeye Beverage is a craft beverage manufacturer and committed partner that has the right brand experience, product development, and manufacturing expertise to bring your brand ideas to life.

Whether it is cold brew coffee, high end tea products, or sparkling water -- We have the full suite of capabilities to deliver a product that will exceed your expectations. We look forward to bringing all of our skills and capabilities to bear to get your product to the marketplace with the highest degree of quality, and in a timely manner.


Meet The Team


Patrick Simmons, C.E.O.

As a 27-year Marketing and Sales Vice President for General Mills, Pat genuinely understands your desire to create a brand that consumers love and enjoy. He led the full breadth of brand marketing for products such as Nature Valley Granola Bars, Yoplait Yogurt, Chex Cereal and more.

His experience launching products such as Yoplait Gogurt or Betty Crocker Whipped Frosting gives him a unique perspective in partnering with companies like yours to launch growth driving brands.

Additionally, Pat led a joint venture launching a new beverage platform into the marketplace.

This experience married with his leadership abilities makes a perfect fit for partnering with customers to drive profitable growth for them.


Ryan Bachman, C.O.O.

Ryan’s career is focused in academic and private industry R&D across chemical physics, organic synthesis and analytical chemistry.

He is an active thermal process authority for low acid canned foods and acidified foods working directly with brands on formulation and flavor development, thermal process development, pilot and scale up. He holds multiple patents and is a co-author on multiple articles across organic chemistry and chemical physics journals.


The Blackeye Production Team

The best/rest of the Blackeye team turns a set of ingredients into the final product at the scale and timing you need to effectively grow your business.

Interested in Working Together?

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St. Paul, Minnesota


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