Barfresh Food Group has received a contract to serve smoothies to 100 dining facilities in the US military.

As part of the contract, the company is planning to install outlets and offer beverages across all military food service programmes that support dining facilities within the next 60 days.

Barfresh Food Group CEO Riccardo Delle Coste said: “We now have over 100 locations compared to no military locations this time last year. Growth in the military channel is only one of the reasons we expect to achieve very strong top-line growth in 2019.

“Growth in the military channel is only one of the reasons we expect to achieve very strong top-line growth in 2019.”

“We continue to see strong progress in the education channel, and we also will be rolling out multiple products in a leading national restaurant chain with over 2,500 locations in 2019.

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“Our great tasting better-for-you smoothie is a perfect fit for these high-volume channels and we look forward to communicating additional placements in the coming months.”

The company is planning to expand its presence to additional military facilities this year. There are 800 military bases in the US, which serve 1.3 million active troops.

Barfresh also has plans to expand its services to international military locations this year.

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Last December, Barfresh signed agreements to serve its drinks across 75 US military dining facilities.