2013 . . . Compelling!

  2013 . . . Compelling!

Business Wire

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- December 16, 2013

National Beverage Corp. (NASDAQ: FIZZ) today released a letter to shareholders
written by Nick A. Caporella, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. Excerpts
of the letter follow:

2013 . . . was an Excellent year for our company and its shareholders.

As of the writing of this letter, the price of FIZZ exceeded $20 per share –
or more than a 40% increase for calendar year 2013.

So good, healthy, efficacy-certified beverages are – IN and this is the future
of all soft drinks.

Maybe our Power+ brands are stalwart warriors in the new performance dynamics
of the 21^st century.

We are committed to maximizing shareholder value and to that end –
aggressively endeavor to deliver our promise.

The season for reflection is upon us – counting our blessings, giving of
ourselves to the less fortunate and honoring the Spirit/Savior whose gifts
translate to . . . ‘Our Bounty and Yours’.

The letter is being mailed to all shareholders and can be found in its
entirety on the Company’s website at

National Beverage’s iconic brands are the genuine essence . . . of America.

                  “Patriotism” – If Only We Could Bottle It!

           Fun, Flavor and Vitality . . . the National Beverage Way

This press release and the referenced letter to shareholders include
forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities
Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such forward-looking statements involve known
and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause actual
results, performance or achievements of the Company to be materially different
from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by
such forward-looking statements. Such factors include fluctuations in costs,
changes in consumer preferences and other items and risk factors described in
the Company's Securities and Exchange Commission filings. The Company
disclaims an obligation to update any such factors or to publicly announce the
results of any revisions to any forward-looking statements contained herein to
reflect future events or developments.


National Beverage Corp.
Grace Keene, 877-NBC-FIZZ
Office of the Chairman
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