KOLOA, HI--(Marketwired - May 27, 2014) - KonaRed Corporation (OTCBB: KRED) (OTCQB: KRED), manufacturers of Antioxidant Juices from the exclusive Hawaiian CoffeeBerry®, coffee fruit from Kona, Hawaii, announced that its co-founder, CEO and Chairman Shaun Roberts was interviewed by CEOLIVE.TV as part of its Executive Interview Series about KonaRed's history, products and future.
The entire interview is available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TvsFm7if6Sk.
KonaRed (www.konared.com) develops wellness beverages and nutritional supplements from the fruit of the Hawaiian coffee plant. The red ripe fruit, which surrounds the world famous Kona coffee beans, is regarded as a nutritional superfruit, containing antioxidants which are believed to help neutralize toxins in the body.
In the interview, Mr. Roberts said that KonaRed has recently engaged Splash Beverage Group (SBG) to build out its distribution network and add retail accounts across the US. SBG senior management team is well known for its past successes with Red Bull, Sparkling Ice, Bolthouse Farms and other beverages.
More than 2,100 Walmart stores now sell KonaRed's beverage products and KonaRed products are also available in select Kroger's, Whole Foods, Safeway stores, Bristol Farms, Longs Drugs/CVS Pharmacy, Walgreens and 7-Eleven stores. Products also can be purchased at the Company's web site. Additionally, KonaRed's nutritional supplement products have recently been introduced in select stores of industry giant Vitamin Shoppe across the United States.
"Our exclusive Hawaiian Coffeeberry products will increase their retail and distributorship footprint in 2014," KonaRed's CEO said in the interview. He also explained continuing efforts to build the "science behind the products. That sets us apart."
More information about KonaRed's full line of products and a link to the interview can be found at: www.konared.com
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About KonaRed Corporation
KonaRed Corporation produces health and wellness nutritional products including beverages and supplements, which bring the attributes of Hawaiian Coffee fruit to an international consumer market. Our underlying business was established on August 22, 2008 and our first sales were achieved in February 2009. KonaRed became publicly traded through a merger with an existing listed company on October 4, 2013 and trades on the OTCBB and OTCQB under the symbol KRED. KonaRed, through a licensing agreement with VDF FutureCeuticals, Inc., utilizes innovative, state of the art, proprietary processes that produce antioxidant extracts and powders from Hawaiian Coffee Fruit which are used to produce KonaRed's Antioxidant Juices, Organic Green Teas, and On-the-Go Packs. KonaRed Corporation is headquartered in Koloa, Hawaii, and its distribution is centered in San Clemente, California. KonaRed products are sold in select Whole Foods, Safeway, Sprouts, Walmart, 7-Eleven, and many other retail outlets throughout the US and Canada. More information about KonaRed and its products can be found at www.konared.com.
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