So, here it is!
Let's talk WTA. If anyone has a question to kick it off that would be fine. Otherwise, kick back, enjoy your WTA and socialize.
Checking in here.
Allow me to officially introduce ourselves. We are:
Jeffery Miller aka jfresh- Managing Partner, Chief bottle washer, Founder
Rick Saurmilch- Webmaster, Quality Control & Shipping, Partner
Dave Cantor- Business to Business, Logistics, CFO, Partner
Penny Harrison- Office Manager, Marketing
Avery Luedtke PhD- R&D Chemistry Consultant
Our offices and production facility are located at 3950 Holton St. in beautiful Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Nice to meet you, officially!
Unlikely FAQ's #1
Q: Do you listen to loud punk rock in your production facility?
A: No. Unfortunately, our punk rock is played at a medium volume in consideration of neighboring businesses in the building.
Ball rolling real question many have is, "what is WTA?" so let's start there. WTA refers to a whole alkaloid extraction, from tobacco...but first, what is an alkaloid? That's a better starting point.
Alkaloids are so named because of their alkaline nature, (a higher Ph) and are found in plants of all sorts, usually in a matrix of alkaloids, as is definitely so in the case of tobacco They are very often physiologically "active" in the brain, in one way or another. Caffeine is an alkaloid. So are the actives of many pharmaceuticals and street drugs.
Nicotine is an alkaloid.
It's the most prevalent alkaloid in tobacco by weight. It is one of over a dozen in tobacco, though, and that is the point of WTA. Just because something is more predominant in volume doesn't mean it's more significant or affecting than smaller volumes of something else. Or that they don't all work in concert in a synergistic fashion not fully understood. It's a rather short-sighted assumption IMO, to pin it all on nicotine. And it both stands to reason, and is tested in practice, of course that the so-called primary alkaloid, nicotine, is neither primarily responsible for cigarette addiction, nor entirely capable of "replacing" a cigarette.
That oughta get ya started. Experts and enthusiasts alike, please chime in!
As far as the expense, I think people would gladly pay an extra $1 for a glass bottle, and in bulk you will be making money on the made in USA (not China) bottles as well!