SOURCE: Sunwin International Neutraceuticals, Inc.

November 20, 2008 13:38 ET

Sunwin International Customer Zevia LLC Recognized as Fastest Growing Natural Product

AC Nielson Division Ranks Zevia as #2 Category Brand Just Six Months After U.S. Launch

QUFU, CHINA--(Marketwire - November 20, 2008) - Sunwin International Neutraceuticals, Inc. (OTCBB: SUWN) a leader in the production and distribution of Chinese herbs, veterinary medicines and one of the world's leading producers of all natural, zero calorie stevia in China, congratulates its customer Zevia LLC for achieving the #1 sales growth rate and #2 brand position in its category just six months after launching national distribution. The rankings are compiled by SPINScan Natural -- a division of AC Nielson. SPINS is the recognized benchmark for retail performance of brands in the natural food category.

According to Zevia LLC, its beverages are the only zero-calorie carbonated beverages that can claim to be all natural. Its diet sodas are available in Natural Cola, Natural Lemon-Lime Twist, Natural Orange, and Natural Ginger Root Beer flavors. Zevia is sold in a rapidly growing number of health food, major chain and specialty grocery stores nationwide.

Zevia contains high quality stevia extract, which is provided by Sunwin International. Stevia is an herb primarily produced in China that is many times sweeter than sugar. Now poised to have an important impact on the U.S. food industry, stevia is widely accepted as an alternative to sugar and artificial sweeteners and readily available in health food and major grocery stores. Sunwin's proprietary OnlySweet™ brand is available at more than 4,000 major retail outlets in the U.S.

President of the Sunwin's US subsidiary Jeff Reynolds commented, "We are very pleased to see the continued success and growth of a great customer for our Stevia products. Sunwin continues to refine and ship Stevia on a growing basis to meet the demands of Zevia's product growth in the U.S. We believe that this success demonstrates that the American consumer market is looking for natural zero-calorie products, a niche Zevia has filled with quality Stevia products. We look forward to the addition of more Stevia based products as acceptance continues to grow. As a vertically integrated provider, Sunwin is one of the few global companies able to produce and blend a variety of Stevia grades to meet specific product needs and price points within the food and beverage industry. We are working with many other companies to explore Stevia driven products to meet the increasing interest of the U.S. consumer in natural products to fit a healthier lifestyle."

Company Background:

Sunwin International Neutraceuticals, Inc. engages in the areas of essential traditional Chinese medicine, zero calorie natural sweeteners (stevia), and veterinary medicines and feeds prepared from 100 percent organic herbal ingredients. As an industry leader in agricultural processing, Sunwin has built an integrated global firm with the sourcing and production capabilities to meet the needs of consumers throughout the world. Sunwin also makes such value-added products as specialty veterinary food ingredients and specialty feed ingredients. For more info about Sunwin, please visit

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In connection with the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, Sunwin International Neutraceuticals, Inc., is hereby providing cautionary statements identifying important factors that could cause our actual results to differ materially from those projected in forward-looking statements (as defined in such act). Any statements that are not historical facts and that express, or involve discussions as to, expectations, beliefs, plans, objectives, assumptions or future events or performance (often, but not always, indicated through the use of words or phrases such as "will likely result," "are expected to," "will continue," "is anticipated," "estimated," "intends," "plans," "believes" and "projects") may be forward-looking and may involve estimates and uncertainties which could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed in the forward-looking statements. These statements include, but are not limited to, our expectations regarding the acceptance of stevia in the American consumer market. In addition, any such statements are qualified in their entirety by reference to, and are accompanied by, the following key factors that have a direct bearing on our results of operations: the business operating risks and new and competing sugar substitutes.

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