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Re-Think Your Energy Drink featuring Kristin Schroeder, Moonlight Beverage Company

What ingredients do you think of when someone says “energy drink?” Caffeine, amino acids, and sugar? What about nitric oxide? 

If you’ve got a blank stare — that’s OK. The knowledge of nitric oxides’ amazing health benefits is just beginning to emerge. Scientists have coined it the “miracle molecule.” The Moonlight Beverage Company has a mission to make nitric oxide more accessible by blending it with amino acids, ribose, caffeine, and vitamin B for an incredible energy drink that benefits your brain, heart, and body. But how did this journey begin? 

In this episode of the Gooder Podcast, Diana Fryc is joined by Kristin Schroeder, Co-founder and CEO of Moonlight Beverage Company, to discuss how they have reinvigorated energy drinks with nitric oxide. Kristin talks about the health benefits of nitric oxide, the inspiration behind Moonlight Beverage Company, and how she works with her husband to bring their mission to life.

In this episode we learn: 

  • Kristin Schroeder shares the story behind Moonlight Beverage Company
  • What are the health benefits of nitric oxide?
  • Kristin describes her background in chemical engineering, business, and interior design
  • Kristin shares how company responsibilities are divided amongst her family
  • What was the development phase like for Moonlight Beverage Company?
  • Kristin gives a shout-out to other powerhouse female leaders in CPG
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Re-Think Your Energy Drink featuring Kristin Schroeder, Moonlight Beverage Company

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About Kristin Schroeder

Kristin Schroeder is the Co-founder and CEO of Moonlight Beverage Company. The company recently launched two patented first-to-market beverages that harness the power of nitric oxide, known as the miracle molecule. Wingman Smart Energy is a performance beverage made with amino acids and natural ingredients, and Love Life is an enhanced intimacy beverage.

Kristin has a strong technical background in manufacturing, tech service, product development, and intellectual property as a chemical engineer and co-inventor of three US patents. After gaining business experience at a Fortune 100 company, Kristin switched gears. She earned an AASD in Interior Design and ran her own residential design company until joining forces with her husband to launch Moonlight Beverage Company.

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Diana Fryc

For Diana, a fierce determination to pursue what’s right is rooted in her DNA. The daughter of parents who endured unimaginable hardship before emigrating from Eastern Europe to the U.S., she is built for a higher purpose. Starting with an experience working with Jane Goodall to source sustainably made paper, she went on to a career helping Corporate America normalize the use of environmentally responsible products and materials before coming to Retail Voodoo.

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