SOURCE: New Leaf Brands, Inc.

March 02, 2010 09:00 ET

New Leaf Brands Secures Three New Anheuser-Busch Distributors in North Carolina

ORANGEBURG, NY--(Marketwire - March 2, 2010) -  New Leaf Brands, Inc. (OTCBB: NLEF) ("Company"), a provider of great tasting, all natural, healthy beverages, is pleased to announce that three additional leading Anheuser-Busch distributors, RH Barringer, City Beverage Company, and Harris Incorporated of Henderson, have begun distributing New Leaf Tea in their respective regions in North Carolina.

RH Barringer, one of the largest wholesalers in the state, is a beer and juice distributor headquartered in Greensboro, North Carolina. City Beverage Company is a family owned alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverage distributor in Elizabeth City, North Carolina with service throughout 13 counties including the Outer Banks. Harris Incorporated of Henderson is a beer and ale distributor headquartered in Henderson, North Carolina.

Eric Skae, New Leaf President and CEO, stated, "We continue to secure new prime distributors in the state of North Carolina which shows the taste approval and demand for New Leaf Tea. Our three new Anheuser-Busch distributor partners have built their reputations and strong networks through years of delivering the best high quality and innovative products their customers demand. We are pleased they have chosen New Leaf as one of their premium products of choice and look forward to tremendous success with each firm."

About New Leaf Brands, Inc.:

Founded by Eric Skae in 2004 in Orangeburg, New York, New Leaf was created with the vision of providing great tasting, healthy beverages for consumers. New Leaf Tea was the company's first product and was born out of that vision and now is available to consumers in 14 unique flavors and in over 8,000 outlets including restaurants, delis, health food stores, pizzerias and other retail establishments. New Leaf Teas are sweetened with 100% organic cane sugar. For more information, please visit

This press release may contain forward-looking statements, made in reliance upon Section 21D of the Exchange Act of 1934, which involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties or other factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from the results, performance, or expectations implied by these forward-looking statements. The Company's expectations, among other things, are dependent upon general economic conditions, continued demand for its products, the availability of raw materials, retention of its key management and operating personnel, its ability to operate its subsidiary companies effectively, need for and availability of additional capital as well as other uncontrollable or unknown factors which are more fully disclosed in the Company's Form 10-Ks and 10-Qs on file with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission.

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