Reed's, Inc. Announces Manhattan Beer Distributors to Begin Full Line Distribution of Reed's Culture Club Kombucha Throughout

Reed's, Inc. Announces Manhattan Beer Distributors to Begin Full Line 
Distribution of Reed's Culture Club Kombucha Throughout Metropolitan
New York Market 
LOS ANGELES, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 01/14/14 --  Reed's, Inc. (NYSE
MKT: REED), maker of the top-selling sodas in natural food stores
nationwide, announced today that Manhattan Beer Distributors will
begin distributing all eight flavors of Reed's Culture Club Kombucha
throughout Manhattan, the surrounding boroughs and Hudson Valley
(upstate New York). Manhattan Beer Distributors is the largest Coors
and single-market beer distributor in the country, and carries
flagship brands that include Corona and Sam Adams, along with
numerous other diverse and craft beverages.  
Chris Reed, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Reed's, Inc.,
commented, "We have had a solid, longstanding partnership with
Manhattan Beer since 2007, and this new authorization to distribute
our full line of Kombucha represents huge penetration into one of the
mostly densely populated areas in the country. Our partners at
Manhattan Beer Distributors recognize this explosive and emerging
category, and want to maximize this distribution opportunity. The
metro New York millennial consumer is a huge demographic that truly
understands the health benefits of kombucha. This partnership with
Manhattan Beer Distributors opens up the opportunity to place our
kombuchas in thousands of retails stores where millennials are
shopping and eating every day." 
About Manhattan Beer Distributors 
Over the past thirty-five years, Manhattan Beer Distributors has
strived to become the premier full-service beverage company in Metro
New York. Our mission is to assist you in best serving your
customers. We promise to provide you with a diverse portfolio of
profitable products, sold by a highly trained sales staff, and
delivered on demand by a dedicated delivery force. It is this
commitment to customer service that has enabled us to remain one of
the best-established and most respected distribution companies. 
The Story 
In the late 1970s Simon Bergson started his business as the
owner-operator of a small beverage center in lower Manhattan, New
York City. In 1978 the closing of the Rheingold Brewery enabled Simon
to obtain the local distribution rights to Carling Black label and
Tuborg. Thus Manhattan Beer Distributors was born, fulfilling one of
Simon's dreams -- becoming a franchised beverage distributor, buying
directly from suppliers and providing best-in-class service to his
customers. From those humble beginnings of operating out of a 4,000
square foot warehouse with 3 delivery trucks, Manhattan Beer
Distributors has managed consistent growth for over 35 years. We now
have over 1.5 million square feet of warehousing, strategically
located throughout our distribution territory.  
Mission Statement 
As a diversified distributor of high quality beverages, we are
focused on providing complete customer satisfaction, serviced by
well-trained company personnel in an environment that recognizes and
rewards teamwork and commitment towards our shared goals. We are
truly dedicated and committed to the growth and development of each
associate. Our mission is to profitably grow our business through
attainment of clearly communicated goals. 
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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