SOURCE: Southridge Enterprises, Inc.

December 05, 2006 09:00 ET

Branded Ethanol Product

DALLAS, TX -- (MARKET WIRE) -- December 5, 2006 -- Southridge Enterprises, Inc. (OTCBB: SORD) ("Southridge" or the "Company") announced today that it will market an 85% pure ethanol product as "SR85™" and it is in the process of acquiring intellectual property protection. Management believes that such a trademark will benefit Southridge by providing distinct brand recognition at a time when many automobile manufacturers are announcing plans to produce a new generation of vehicles which will run on E85, or 85% pure ethanol. Southridge Ethanol, Inc. is developing a national marketing campaign that will be launched once its trademark is approved.

Alex Smid, President of Southridge Enterprises, Inc., stated that "By developing our marketing plan now in anticipation of the significant future growth of the alternative energy market, we will establish a distinct consumer awareness that might otherwise be unavailable to us as a traditional producer of ethanol products."

About Southridge Enterprises, Inc.

Southridge Enterprises is a renewable energy company with a mission to become a significant contributor to ethanol production in the southeastern region of the United States. The Company is focusing its efforts in an area which offers abundant supplies of corn, superior transportation infrastructure and expedited permitting processes. The Company is acquiring and developing ethanol production facilities and anticipates start-up of the first phase of these operations in 2007. Southridge Enterprises is headquartered in Dallas, Texas. For more information, please visit our website: www.southridgeethanol.com

Notice Regarding Forward-Looking Statements

This news release contains "forward-looking statements," as that term is defined in Section 27A of the Act and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Statements in this press release, which are not purely historical, are forward-looking statements and include any statements regarding beliefs, plans, expectations, or intentions regarding the future. Such forward-looking statements include, among other things, successfully equipping the Quitman County plant for the production of ethanol, and any initial ethanol production, expansion of production, acquiring trademarks, and brand awareness. Actual results could differ from those projected in any forward-looking statements due to numerous factors. Such factors include, among others, the inherent uncertainties associated with the development of an early stage company in the alternative energy industry, its products, and the entry into new markets for such products. These forward-looking statements are made as of the date of this news release, and the Company assumes no obligation to update the forward-looking statements, or to update the reasons why actual results could differ from those projected in the forward-looking statements. Although the Company believes that the beliefs, plans, expectations, and intentions contained in this press release are reasonable, there can be no assurance those beliefs, plans, expectations or intentions will prove to be accurate. Investors should consider all of the information set forth herein and should also refer to the risk factors disclosed in the Company's current and periodic reports filed from time to time with the Securities and Exchange Commission.


On behalf of the Board of Directors,

Southridge Enterprises, Inc.

Alex Smid, President and Director
www.southridgeethanol.com

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