SOURCE: Celsius Holdings, Inc.

Celsius Holdings, Inc.

July 13, 2010 08:05 ET

Celsius Expands Marketing Through Additional Financing From Desantis

DELRAY BEACH, FL--(Marketwire - July 13, 2010) - Celsius Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CELH) announced today that CD Financial, LLC, a company controlled by Carl DeSantis, a principal shareholder, agreed to provide up to $3.0 million in a line of credit to be used exclusively for incremental targeted advertising and marketing of Celsius' products. The loan requires payments of interest only, at the rate of 5 percent per annum, until maturity in July 2012. The loan is secured by a pledge of Celsius' assets. If funded in full, the line of credit will increase Mr. DeSantis' investment in Celsius to $17.3 million.

Carl DeSantis stated, "I am extremely pleased with the progress of the company in gaining distribution of Celsius' products throughout the country. This line of credit will expand the company's marketing efforts to continue building consumer awareness of the many benefits of Celsius."

Celsius®, Your Ultimate Fitness Partner™, has been scientifically shown to burn calories and when combined with exercise, burns fat, builds lean muscle and provides lasting energy. Celsius contains no sugar, no high fructose corn syrup, no aspartame, no artificial flavors, colors or preservatives, and is very low in sodium. Celsius is powered by a proprietary blend of ingredients, MetaPlus®, which includes Green Tea with EGCG, Ginger, Caffeine, Calcium, Chromium, B Vitamins and Vitamin C.

About Celsius Holdings, Inc.

Celsius Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CELH) markets Celsius®, Your Ultimate Fitness Partner™, which is backed by science. Celsius is dedicated to providing healthier, everyday refreshment through science and innovation. Information about Celsius Holdings, Inc. and Celsius, Your Ultimate Fitness Partner™, is available at

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