Reed's, Inc. Announces Reed's Culture Club Kombucha Now Available at Kroger Supermarkets

Reed's, Inc. Announces Reed's Culture Club Kombucha Now Available at Kroger 
Reed's Kombucha Expands Presence Into 1000 Kroger Supermarkets
LOS ANGELES, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 08/27/13 --  Reed's, Inc. (NYSE
MKT: REED), maker of the top-selling sodas in natural food stores
nationwide, announced today that the The Kroger Company (NYSE: KR)
chain of supermarkets has agreed to begin carrying four flavors of
Reed's Culture Club Kombucha in approximately 1,000 of their
supermarkets across the US. Some of the store banners that will begin
carrying our Kombucha are, Kroger, Ralph's, Fred Meyer, Dillon's,
Smith's and Fry's. 
Chris Reed, Founder and CEO of Reed's Inc., stated, "We continue to
grow our partnership with Kroger nationally. Kroger, the largest
supermarket chain in the U.S., determined that consumer demand for
Kombucha and probiotic beverages in the mainstream supermarket
channel is expanding rapidly. We are excited by our Kombucha being
authorized. In general, we are pleasantly surprised by the strong
interest from the supermarket industry for our Kombucha and had not
anticipated entering mainstream supermarkets so fast. We have quickly
become the number two selling Kombucha company nationwide. We look
forward to developing the Kombucha category with Kroger and driving
About The Kroger Company  
The Kroger Co. is one of the world's largest grocery retailers, with
fiscal 2012 sales of $96.8 billion. Kroger's Family of Stores spans
many states with store formats that include grocery and
multi-department stores, discount, convenience stores and jewelry
stores. We operate under nearly two dozen banners, all of which share
the same belief in building strong local ties and brand loyalty with
our customers. 
About Reed's, Inc. 
Reed's, Inc. makes the top-selling natural sodas in the natural foods
industry sold in over 13,000 natural food markets and supermarkets
nationwide. Its six award-winning non-alcoholic Ginger Brews are
unique in the beverage industry, being brewed, not manufactured and
using fresh ginger, spices and fruits in a brewing process that
predates commercial soft drinks. The Company owns the top-selling
root beer line in natural foods, the Virgil's Root Beer product line,
and the top-selling cola line in natural foods, the China Cola
product line. In 2012, the Company launched Reed's Culture Club
Kombucha line of organic live beverages. Other product lines include:
Reed's Ginger Candies and Reed's Ginger Ice Creams. In 2009, Reed's
started producing private label natural beverages for select national
chains. Reed's products are sold through specialty gourmet and
natural food stores, mainstream supermarket chains, retail stores and
restaurants nationwide, and in Canada, as well as through private
label relationships with major supermarket chains. 
For more information about Reed's, please visit the Company's website
at: or call 800-99-REEDS.  
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