SOURCE: Baristas Coffee Company

September 23, 2009 06:00 ET

Baristas Acquires Java Girls International

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwire - September 23, 2009) - Pangea Networks, Inc. DBA "Baristas" has completed an agreement whereas it purchased 100% of Java Girls International, Inc. , Stevens Coffee Company, L.L.C., and Michaels Coffee Company, L.L.C. The transaction was completed on Aug. 5, 2009 and includes two company owned locations in Washington State as well as 10 trademark licenses throughout the country. The two Company owned locations are being converted to the "Baristas" brand while the trademark licenses will maintain the Java Girls brand at this time.

About Java Girls International:

Java Girls International, Inc. (Java Girls formerly Moka Girls) is owned by Stevens Coffee Company, L.L.C. And Michaels Coffee Company, L.L.C. Java Girls is a unique coffee house and drive through concept. They provide a consistently exceptional specialty coffee experience. Java Girls has been featured in numerous publications and national media such as The New York Times, The Today Show, Playboy Magazine, The Los Angeles Times, The Chicago Tribune, The Miami Herald, The Boston Globe, The Seattle Times, and MSNBC. Steven McDaniel founder of Java Girls has joined "Baristas" as its Director Of Acquisitions and will focus his efforts on the purchasing and development of additional locations. Steven stated, "I am very impressed with the team I am working with and the opportunity that being a part 'Baristas' presents."

About "Baristas":

Headquartered in Seattle, WA "Baristas" was formed in order to create a national brand of drive through espresso stands by acquiring established businesses that fit its model and by opening new locations. "We are very pleased with the acquisition of Java Girls and by having Steven focus his time in helping us acquire additional locations. We are currently converting the locations to the Baristas brand and business model," stated CEO Barry Henthorn.

Forward-Looking Statements:

This news release includes comments that may be deemed forward-looking within the meaning of the safe harbor provisions of the U.S. Federal Securities Laws. These include, among other things, statements about expectations of future events or transactions, sales of products or performance.

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