Solar-powered sweetness made at Milo’s Tea plant in Bessemer, Alabama


Milo’s Chris Droney and Tricia Wallwork (Pat Byington/Bham Now)

The next time you pour yourself a tall glass of Milo’s Famous Sweet Tea, you might want to thank our local sunshine.  

This fall, the Bessemer-based company installed 800+ solar panels on its factory rooftop. In November, it turned on its new sun-powered system. 

Solar power in Alabama continues to be a novelty. That attitude is changing, though, thanks in part, to Milo’s Tea.

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