Cervecera de Puerto Rico, producers of Medalla Light beer, has expanded its footprint by launching its product in Florida, US.

Cervecera de Puerto Rico has entered into a distribution partnership for Florida with Orlando-based Titan Products.

Currently, Titan has more than 60 Puerto Rican brands in its portfolio, including La Aguadillana, Sofrito Montero, Marvel, Serranito, Indulac and Lotus juices.

Cervecera de Puerto Rico president Grace Marie Valdés said: “This is something many Puerto Ricans in the diaspora have been yearning for.

“For them, Medalla is more than just a beer, it is a flavourful connection to their beloved island that brings back memories of beach outings with family and friends. It is an honour to bring to them the brewing tradition my family began eight decades ago.”

“This is something many Puerto Ricans in the diaspora have been yearning for. It is an honour to bring to them the brewing tradition my family began eight decades ago.”

The company claims that its Medalla Light beer is produced using premium ingredients and has a 4.2% alcohol by volume.

Medalla Light beer will be available at more than 200 establishments across Florida, including Walmart stores, Walmart Neighbourhood Supermarkets, Sam’s Club, Sedano’s Supermarkets and Winn-Dixie stores.

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The beer product will be in available in cans and will be sold in 10oz six packs and 12 packs.

Established 1937 in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico, Cervecera de Puerto Rico is a family-owned business, which has been producing Medalla Light beer for eight decades.

The company also owns Malta India, a non-alcoholic malt-based soft drink that is available in Florida and across the Caribbean.