SOURCE: New Leaf Brands

New Leaf Brands

March 31, 2010 09:00 ET

New Leaf Brands Launches New Line of Lemonades

Three Creative Flavors in Addition to Half-and-Half

ORANGEBURG, NY--(Marketwire - March 31, 2010) -  New Leaf Brands (OTCBB: NLEF) (the "Company"), "The Official Beverage of Taste"™, today launched a new category -- lemonades -- expanding and diversifying its well-established and popular category of ready-to-drink (RTD) iced teas.

New Leaf's lemonades are available in three flavors -- Homemade, Black Cherry and Strawberry. Additionally, "The Tiger," half-iced tea / half lemonade, will debut as part of the lemonade line-up. New Leaf's 100% natural lemonades are made with pure organic cane juice and contain 10% real fruit juice.

"We're delighted to offer consumers a great tasting and healthy new selection of lemonades that offer a superior taste experience, a commitment that is carried through all of our products, including our 14 flavors of RTD teas," said Eric Skae, Founder and CEO, New Leaf Brands. "We've received a very positive response and we expect the new lemonades to be available in retail establishments in each of the 35 states where New Leaf is carried."

As testament to New Leaf's rapid expansion across the US, New Leaf recently signed separate distribution agreements enabling its RTD iced teas to be available in the state of Arizona and in major urban areas of southern California. Additionally, through a partnership with Manhattan Beer, New Leaf intends to double its distribution in the New York metro area during the next three months.

New Leaf Brands, Inc.: The Official Beverage of Taste™

Founded by Eric Skae in 2004 in Orangeburg, New York, New Leaf Brands (OTCBB: NLEF) was born out of the vision to provide consumers with a healthy and great tasting beverage. New Leaf Brands are available in 14 unique flavors and sweetened with 100% organic cane sugar. In the US, the refreshing beverages can be found in over 8,000 outlets including restaurants, delis, health food stores, pizzerias and other retail establishments. For more information, please visit or follow New Leaf on Twitter and become a fan on Facebook.

This press release may contain forward-looking statements, made in reliance upon Section 21D of the Exchange Act of 1934, which involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties or other factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from the results, performance, or expectations implied by these forward-looking statements. The Company's expectations, among other things, are dependent upon general economic conditions, continued demand for its products, the availability of raw materials, retention of its key management and operating personnel, its ability to operate its subsidiary companies effectively, need for and availability of additional capital as well as other uncontrollable or unknown factors which are more fully disclosed in the Company's Form 10-Ks and 10-Qs on file with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission.

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