SOURCE: KonaRed Corporation

November 07, 2013 09:20 ET

KonaRed Corporation Signs Agreement With Verdi Consultants to Launch KonaRed RX Line of Nutritional Supplements

KALAHEO, HI--(Marketwired - Nov 7, 2013) - KonaRed Corporation (www.KonaRed.com ) (OTCQB: KRED), the developers of the powerful antioxidant-rich wellness beverage made from the exclusive Hawaiian Coffee Fruit, has signed an agreement with Verdi Consultants, a national sales and brand development company, to launch KonaRed's RX line of nutritional supplements and to provide sales and brand development strategy. The announcement was made today by Mr. Shaun Roberts, CEO of KonaRed Corporation.

Verdi Consultants is headed by Aida Aragon, a seasoned sales, marketing, and brand management executive with more than 15 years experience, including work in the sports beverage and supplement industries. She has played a pivotal role in executing successful store roll outs in specialty stores, as well as in food and drug mass retail outlets. Ms. Aragon has worked with such well-known companies as EAS, GNC, Gold's Gym, Cytopsport, Nutrition53, and Lumina Health Products, helping to increase sales and brand awareness.

"One of Aida's main objectives during the next few months will be to help introduce our brands to new accounts, ranging from specialty to mass retail outlets," stated Mr. Roberts. "We are very excited about this new relationship and look forward to working with Aida and her team," he added.

"I know KonaRed is the brand that will be the healthy lifestyle, feel-good brand for years to come. We are eager to get started and introduce KonaRed to an even wider audience throughout the world," stated Ms. Aragon.

About KonaRed Corporation
KonaRed Corporation is the business of bringing the health and wellness attributes of Hawaiian Coffee fruit to the masses. KonaRed Corporation has developed an innovative, state of the art, proprietary process that produces extracts and powdered Hawaiian Coffee Fruit. The company is headquartered in Kalaheo, Hawaii. Learn more about the science behind coffee fruit and follow the healthy, Hawaiian active lifestyle by visiting www.konared.com. For additional information about the company and Investor Relations, please contact Steven M. Schorr by Email at invest@konared.com.

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