Jamba Juice Makes St. Louis Debut at National Robotics Championship

  Jamba Juice Makes St. Louis Debut at National Robotics Championship

  Jamba® to Offer Samples of Great-Tasting Smoothies and a Taste of Healthy
                            Living at 3-Day Event

Business Wire

EMERYVILLE, Calif. -- April 24, 2013

Jamba Juice Company, a leading healthy, active lifestyle brand announced today
that it will provide consumers in St. Louis with their first taste of Jamba
smoothies during this week’s National Robotics Championship. Attendees of the
event will be among the first in the state to drink Jamba’s All Fruit™
smoothies, which the company will be bringing to the St. Louis market with the
opening of several stores over the next year. Several hundred thousand
students from across the nation will attend the Robotics Championship. Jamba
smoothies and other products are highly popular in other markets across the

Jamba recently announced its intention to make Jamba products available in St.
Louis through a franchise development agreement with ShowMe Smoothie, LLC, an
investor group led by David A. Peacock, former President of Anheuser-Busch
InBev subsidiary; Sportscaster Joe Buck and St. Louis University's Billiken
Hall of Fame member Scott Highmark are also among the investors involved in
the venture. The group plans to open 15 stores in Missouri and Kansas over the
next nine years.

“We are excited to have the opportunity to sample some of Jamba’s great
products in advance of our formal launch in the St. Louis market,” said Mr.
Peacock. “For many consumers in the company’s existing markets, Jamba is part
of their daily routine and I expect we will see similar results here. I am
thrilled that we can give a sneak preview to the people in St. Louis at the
Robotics Championship.”

Last week, Mr. Peacock and Jamba chairman, president and CEO, James D. White,
a native of St. Louis, spent several days in the St. Louis market visiting
local business and community leaders, community organizations and potential
Jamba store site locations, in preparation for the company’s upcoming launch.
Jamba has a strong history of working within the community to support healthy,
active living through such activities as its school lunch programs, local
fundraising, supporting local sports, awarding garden grants among other
similar initiatives.

About Jamba Juice Company

Founded in 1990, Jamba Juice Company (NASDAQ: JMBA) is a leading restaurant
retailer of better-for-you, specialty beverage and food offerings, which
include great tasting, whole fruit smoothies, fresh squeezed juices and juice
blends, hot coffee and teas, hot oatmeal, breakfast wraps, sandwiches and
mini-wraps, California Flatbreads™, frozen yogurt, and a variety of baked
goods and snacks. Jamba-branded products for at-home enjoyment are also
available through select retailers across the nation and in Jamba outlets. As
of January 1, 2013, there were 809 Jamba Juice store locations globally. Jamba
is a proud sponsor of “Team Up for a Healthy America” in the fight against
childhood obesity and encourages fans to join the Team Up community of
celebrities, athletes and other leaders committed to getting kids active and
involved at www.myhealthpledge.com. Fans of Jamba Juice can find out more
about Jamba Juice's locations as well as specific offerings and promotions by
visiting the Jamba Juice website atwww.JambaJuice.com or by contacting
Jamba’s Guest Services team at 1-866-4R-FRUIT (473-7848).


For Jamba Juice Company
Mike Fuccillo, 510-596-0100, EX-7
Dir. Corporate Communications
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